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Future Energy Nigeria

AfDB, W-African Power Pool and Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Program experts...

The 15th edition of the Future Energy Nigeria conference and exhibition will take place on 13-14 November at the Eko Hotel in Lagos.

IFC coordinates financing package for Cameroon hydropower project

IFC in partnership with the government of Cameroon, and EDF have signed a set of agreements that will lead to the construction of the Nachtigal hydroelectric plant.
gas projects

Mozambique agrees to share revenues from offshore gas projects

Mozambique reached an agreement with its creditors to restructure a $726.5 million Eurobond, and to sharing future revenues from its offshore gas projects.
wind industry

Wind industry commits to contribute to socio-economic transformation

A transformation commitment statement, drafted by members of the wind industry, has been adopted at a SAWEA annual general meeting.
South Sudan

Africa’s first-ever co-guarantee platform to back risk mitigation transactions

AfDB, ICIEC, ATI and GuarantCo, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for a Co-Guarantee Platform to back risk mitigation transactions.
Power Africa

Power Africa’s 2.0 strategy targets transmission

The US Power Africa initiative launched its latest report that examines practical approaches to unlocking electricity trade.

Substation feeding OR Tambo Airport, upgraded

ACTOM Power Systems was awarded a contract of over R30-million in July this year to extend the 132/11kV Airport 'Super Substation'.
Future Energy Nigeria

Future Energy Nigeria: reimagining a global market

Future Energy Nigeria 2018 presents practical solutions in metering and more that will have an immediate impact on utilities and large power users.
South Africa

South Africa institutionalises its engagement with the IEA

South African energy minister and IEA's executive director, jointly announced South Africa’s decision to join the IEA as an association country.
Ncondezi Energy

Mozambique: Ncondezi Energy to conclude joint development agreement

Ncondezi Energy has received a letter of support from the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy for its integrated 300MW power and coal mine project.

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