IBRD

Changes in IBRD loan pricing effective July 2018

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has officially announced its new pricing structure for IBRD loans that became effective on July 1,...

Kenya: will the electricity tariff review result in low tariffs?

Since the beginning of July, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has been conducting public hearings with regards to the final electricity tariff review whereby...
gas turbines

Chinese power corporation to test heavy-duty gas turbines

China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to further confirm intention of technology collaboration in...
Prasa

Eskom recovers R5m worth of stolen copper cables

Eskom has recovered R5 million worth of stolen Eskom infrastructure, including aluminium and copper cables in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg. Following the recovery, a suspect has been arrested for...

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...

Upcoming webinar | Unpacking the energy storage value chain

Tuesday 17 July 2018 | 17h00 GMT Our partner publications Renewable Energy World and Mining Review Africa, are inviting you to join in on the...
Water

South African research council looks into forest-water relations

With increasing water scarcity challenges globally, the role of trees and forests in the water cycle is at least as important as their role...

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...

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