Hydropower

Hydropower race continues in full force

Africa’s mammoth hydropower project, the Grand Inga Dam, is back in the news. Its story, which began more than six decades ago, continues to...

Ed’s note: Hydropower race continues in full force

Africa’s mammoth hydropower project, the Grand Inga Dam, is back in the news. Its story, which began more than six decades ago, continues to raise hackles.
Siemens

Angola joins gas exporting countries forum

The African Energy Chamber has applauded Angola’s move to join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, following President passing the law.

3 reasons for South Africa to reject Grand Inga 3 project

The South African government signed a treaty in 2014, in which it pledged to buy 2,500MW of hydropower per year once the Grand Inga 3 project comes online by 2030.
Kikagati hydropower

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.

Gabon to develop water production unit, two hydro plants

The Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund and Eranove have signed a concession agreement with Gabon for the production of drinking water and two PPAs.
Kikagati hydropower

DRC signs joint deal with developers for Inga 3 project

The DRC government has signed a $14 billion joint development agreement with a consortium of Chinese and European developers to construct the Inga 3 project.

How solar power is changing lives in Africa

The unrivaled, life-changing power of solar energy: battling climate change and accelerating socio-economic development KIGALI / ROTTERDAM, 31 AUGUST 2018 - In June 2018, Bouake,...
desalination

Gabon gains support to reduce drinking water deficit

The African Development Bank will support Gabon to reduce the drinking water deficit of 50,000 cubic metres per day, in Grand Libreville, through the Bank's approved...
Necsa

BBOXX, GE to electrify communities in the DRC

BBOXX and GE have launched a partnership to provide energy access for small businesses, schools and other organisations in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo...

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