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Kipeto wind farm

Grid-tied Kipeto wind farm reaches commercial operation in Kenya

The 60 turbines at the Kipeto wind farm have reached commercial operation and are now producing power to the national grid making the project Kenya's second-largest wind plant.
Risk Mitigation through solar PV

IFC and Niger to boost access to clean power through new...

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the government of Niger have announced that they will be developing up to 50MW of grid-connected solar power. The power generated will be equivalent to roughly 20% of the country’s installed capacity.

DAY TWO: Best of Enlit Africa digital event agenda

Day two at Enlit Africa digital event has a heavy focus on all matters utility related including communication technology and climate finance to support long-term infrastructure growth.
Rooftop solar

USAID powers Pretoria head office with rooftop solar

In South Africa, the Pretoria office of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced this week that it's system has been connected...
Totota rural community

USAID signs MoC with Liberia Electricity Corporation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to provide electricity...
Power Africa initiative

Power Africa initiative welcomes new development partner

The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank and USAID’s Power Africa initiative have today signed a MoU that will finance power projects in 22 African countries.
SB Energy

USAID completes renewable energy project in Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) together with Power Africa, have concluded the four-year Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP) in...

Power Africa Gas Roadmap outlines ambitious 2030 target

The US Agency for International Development's (USAID) Power Africa Coordinator this week launched the Gas Roadmap for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), outlining an additional 16,000MW...
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US$90 million invested in Nigerian power sector

On Thursday, a cash injection of US$90 million into the Nigerian power sector was announced in a statement by the U.S. Agency for International...
KenGen

RFP | Olkaria Reservoir Management Consultancy

The United States Energy Association (USEA) is inviting prospective organisations or individuals through this Request for Proposal (RFP) to submit proposals for a consultancy...

US and Chinese to work together on Inga 3?

A report in the South China Morning Post has considered the possibility that the US government and Chinese firms could work together in financing...

Zambia: renewable energy feed-in tariff at final stages

On Tuesday, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Zambian Ministry of Mines, Energy, and Water Development marked the final stages...

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