AfDB President receives Emeka Anyaoku lifetime achievement award

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General Emeka Anyaoku has presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to the African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.
hydropower

Egypt and Ethiopia ‘deadlocked’ in Nile dam talks

Talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile, have reached a deadlock.
Daniel Njoroge

Nuclear the answer to climate change, says IAEA chief

Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and...
Gwede Mantashe

IRP to be concluded Wednesday states Minister Gwede Mantashe

South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, announced that the country’s IRP would be concluded within days.
Wind energy

New Africa wind energy handbook offers guide for industry growth

The Global Wind Energy Council 's Africa wind energy handbook sets out the steps necessary to create thriving wind energy sectors in African markets.
Gas

Nigeria: Gas turbine upgrade improves Indorama’s plant output by 15%

GE has executed 6B Performance Improvement Package upgrade on the first two out of six 6B gas turbines at Indorama Eleme Petrochemical, Nigeria.
offshore wind energy

Engineering firm design offshore wind platform to produce hydrogen

Engineers from Tractebel claim to have developed a technology to produce hydrogen from offshore wind power at an industrial scale using electrolysis.
mantashe

High electricity prices contributed to GDP decline, says Mantashe

Minister Gwede Mantashe says South Africa's economy contracted by 3.2% in Q1 of 2019, with the energy sector making a negative contribution to the GDP.
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ECOWAS to host third annual Sustainable Energy Forum

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency will be hosting its third annual ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum this month, which is co-organised by the Alliance for Rural Electrification, the 130 Member, off-grid industry association.
LED streetlights

India to save big from 1 million LED streetlights installed

India has installed 1 million smart LED streetlights as part of the country’s energy efficiency and smart city initiatives.

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