S.Africa: Central Energy Fund signs 100MW CSP deal

The Central Energy Fund of South Africa and ACWA Power have entered into a cooperation agreement to co-invest in renewable energy projects the first...

Côte d’Ivoire: Robust economic growth under looming threat of climate change...

The short- and medium-term outlook for the Ivorian economy remains positive and is expected to maintain a steady trajectory, with GDP growth of 7...
Garissa Solar Plant

Kenya: Garissa Solar Plant sets earlier connection date

According to Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter, the Garissa Solar Plant is in the final stages and will be ready for commissioning by September...
Africa Energy Marketplace

Africa Energy Marketplace to accelerate project execution

“Energy powers economies and every delay in power project execution keep our people in darkness,” underscored AfDB's Vice-President for power, energy, climate and green...

Best in biogas bag awards at industry ceremony

On Thursday, 16 awards were presented to global players in anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas for their innovations and best practice. The AD & Biogas...
Gen-X Nelson Mandela

Gen-X Theatre raises hope on Nelson Mandela Day

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day (18 July), South African students have an opportunity to showcase their work and engage with leaders in the...
metering

Bi-directional metering an option to strengthen grid readiness

Bruce Raw, CSO at GreenCape, discusses the future of bi-directional metering in South Africa and the readiness of our grid to incorporate renewable energy...

Zambia obtains $50m to advance its renewable energy programme

Facing a serious electricity supply deficit due to recent droughts, Zambia’s government launched the Renewable Energy Feed-in-Tariff (REFiT) policy in 2017 to crowd in...
CDC solar

CDC and Globeleq invest $66 million to develop solar PV plant...

CDC, a UK government development finance institution, alongside its partner, Globeleq, announced a $66 million debt investment in Malindi Solar Group, to build a...

Diversification of South Africa’s energy supply continues

Standard Bank has closed four projects under the latest round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, (REIPPPP), making it the...

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