Day 2 Highlights: African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

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African Utility Week

Launch of Utilities 2.0 at African Utility Week

A coalition of energy sector leaders including Power for All, Umeme and The Rockefeller Foundation today launched Utilities 2.0 at African Utility Week.
sub-Saharan Africa

New whitepaper explores sub-Saharan Africa energy landscape

General Electric unveils a whitepaper on the eve of AUW titled Re-imagining the future of power in sub-Saharan Africa.

#AUW2019 and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: SA not ready to just...

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: SA not ready to just ditch coal: Radebe

OVO Foundation funds electrification projects in Kenya

The OVO Foundation has announced that is expanding its energy access project in Kenya, electrifying over 300 schools and health clinics in the hardest-to-reach parts of Kenya. 
Kikagati hydropower

China continues to lead in hydropower generation, says report

More than 21.8 GW of renewable hydroelectric capacity was put into operation in 2018, according to the 2019 Hydropower Status Report published this week. 
nuclear energy

Rwanda signs nuclear energy deal with Morocco

Rwanda signed a deal with the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security to collaborate on nuclear energy developments.

GE: “The steam power industry has never been more demanding”

GE: “The steam power industry has never been more demanding” Exclusive interview with George Njenga, Regional Commercial Executive, at GE Steam Power and COO GE SA. The company is a platinum sponsor at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town.
coal production

Kibo Energy progresses with coal-fired power plant

Kibo Energy is advancing the development of its 65% owned Benga Power Plant Project in Joint Venture with Mozambique energy company Termoeléctrica de Benga.

Inadequate funding delays energy and infrastructure projects

One of the key challenges in getting energy and infrastructure projects off the ground in Africa is the lack of available funding.

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