South Sudan

South Sudan signs pact to develop the country’s power sector

The Sahara Power Group in partnership with the Ministry of Energy in South Sudan are set to develop the country’s power sector.
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Advocacy coalition urges AfDB to commit to 100% renewable future

In a bid to have Africa commit to 100% renewable energy, Zero – a coalition campaign between climate change volunteers and NGOs around the continent, was established.

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.
IFC

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.
ester transformer fluid

Africa’s first ester transformer fluid factory opens

UK-based M&I Materials recently announced the opening of its ester transformer fluid factory in South Africa to power utilities in sub-Saharan Africa.
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 projects

S.Africa: New wind projects promise to boost employment

Speaking at the recent Windaba in Cape Town, Anne Henschel, board member of SAWEA, assured more employment from group's underway wind projects.
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.
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.

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