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City of Cape Town secures loan for wastewater treatment plant upgrades

City of Cape Town signed an urban wastewater management loan to the value of approximately R1,3 billion with the German government-owned KfW Development Bank.
US Department of Commerce

African Utility Week gets seal of approval from US Department of...

The US Department of Commerce has issued the annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition an official US Trade Fair Certification for the event.

Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II Advance Infrastructure project update

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II Advance Infrastructure construction at Polihali and Katse is set to commence on 9 January 2019.

The African Power & Energy Elites | 2019

Nominations closed. Showcasing inspiring leaders and unparalleled projects Identifying industry gems is no easy feat, and we need your help to seek out the projects and individual(s)...
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Floating solar tech increases hydropower output, finds report

“Floating solar technology has huge advantages for countries where land is at a premium or where electricity grids are weak,” said World Bank's senior director for energy and extractives, Riccardo Puliti.

Gabon to develop water production unit, two hydro plants

The Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund and Eranove have signed a concession agreement with Gabon for the production of drinking water and two PPAs.
Africa

Keep close tabs on the distributed energy market in 2019

In December I wrote that people through the ages have been anticipating trends and predicting what the future holds even though, for...

Malawi: The AfDB approves $15m grant for water supply and sanitation...

The African Development Bank Group has approved a $15 million grant from the ADF for a water supply and sanitation project in Malawi.

DEWA targets to equip Dubai with smart water meters by end...

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has installed smart meters to 80.6% water metering points in the Emirates.

S.Africa: Water resilience innovations compete for top prize

In South Africa, the GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) Innovations for Water Resilience Competition, saw seven water technology innovators battle...

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