Russia’s floating nuclear power plant prepares for operation

The floating power unit Akademik Lomonosov has arrived at the port of its permanent location in Russia's Far East, where it is being docked to start operations by the end of this year.
UK

UK intends to keep trading with Southern Africa after Brexit

The UK has initialled an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.
IRENA

IRENA, UN to undertake renewable energy joint outreach activities

IRENA and the UN are joining forces to support climate adaptation and resilience and to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals through renewables.

Africa knows what to do to attract investors, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says African countries need to strengthen governance by rooting out and improving the ease of doing business.
debt

Foreign Direct Investment remains crucial for Africa’s economic growth

Foreign Direct Investment into Africa remains small by global standards, but prominent in relation to GDP with the US and Europe as the largest investors.
bankable energy projects

China commits $1.4bn investment into bankable energy projects in Africa

During a working visit in Beijing, the African Energy Chamber met with Chinese companies, which commited $1.4bn into bankable energy projects in Africa.
Enel

Enel begins the expansion of 133MW São Gonçalo solar park

The Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable subsidiary has started construction of the 133MW expansion of the São Gonçalo solar park.

Brazil commissions Latin America’s first digitally-enabled substation

The 156MWp Juazeiro Solar Plant in Brazil is now fully operational and is expected to generate an estimated 357GWh yearly.
Distribution automation

Distribution automation solutions market to grow by approximately 12%

The global market for distribution automation solutions is expected to grow by 11.69% between 2019 and 2023, this is according to research firm, Technavio.

São Tomé and Principe sign MoU for Lusophone Compact

São Tomé and Principe signed a country-specific MoU for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact aimed at sustainable, diversified private sector growth.

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