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African Union to roll out continent-wide electricity market masterplan

The AfDB and the African Union Development Agency have agreed to develop a blueprint for a pan-continental electricity network and market.

Africa Day shines a spotlight on NDCs at COP25

Speakers at COP25 have urged African countries to revise their NDCs to attract private sector investments in clean energy.

SA celebrates 100MWe CSP grid-connected plant

South Africa celebrates the first year of operation of the Ilanga 1 CSP plant, which has been supplying power to the national grid since November 2018.
African Development Fund

Donors commit $7.6bn to the African Development Fund

Thanking donors of the African Development Fund, AfDB's President said: "What a great and successful replenishment story that is."

ACWA Power commences commercial operations at Risha PV in Jordan

ACWA Power and the National Electric Power Company in Jordan have announced that the 50MW Risha Solar PV has commenced commercial operations as of 1st of December 2019.
Shango power substation

Rwanda unveils 188MVA Shango power substation in Kigali

The government of Rwanda inaugurates the high voltage 188MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network.

Sabotage forces Eskom to loadshed, says President Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa cited sabotage as one of factors that has led to South Africans suffering prolonged nationwide power cuts since early December.

Australia’s largest hybrid microgrid project completes Stage 1

juwi Renewable Energy, the Australia subsidiary of international project developer juwi, has completed the first Stage of the 23MW hybrid power station, which will be Australia's largest once completed.

DBSA provides $81.30m for Mozambique’s power network upgrades

Mozambique has received a senior debt loan facility of $81.30 million from the DBSA for the rehabilitation and upgrading of energy supply network.

AMEA Power bags 25-year PPA for wind and solar projects in...

AMEA Power has signed PPA with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company for a 200MW solar PV project and a 500MW wind power project in Egypt.

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