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Transformer vandals to serve 18 years

On Friday, two suspects found guilty of vandalising assets belonging to Kenya's state-owned power utility Kenya Power were sentenced to a combined...

Tanzanian gas supplier secures deal with TPDC and TANESCO

PanAfrican Energy Tanzania has signed a short-term sales agreement with the TPDC and TANESCO for the immediate supply of gas.
Kabulasoke solar power park

Ugandan solar power park set to connect to the grid

UK-based energy solutions provider, Great Lakes Africa Energy announced the completion of the development of the 24MW Kabulasoke solar power park in Uganda.
Stiegler's Gorge

Tanzania: Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower project gains further support

Tanzania’s National Environmental Management Council has approved the construction of the planned 2,100MW hydroelectric dam at the Stiegler's Gorge.
nuclear energy

Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board evaluates nuclear sites

The chief executive officer of the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board, Collins Juma revealed that the board is screening potential sites identified for the development of nuclear power plants.

Kenya: gov seeks to install solar PV plants

Kenya’s Rural Electrification Authority is inviting bids from eligible bidders for the design, supply and installation of 1175 kW AC (1410 kWp) Solar PV plants with associated power distribution network.

AfDB approves $149m credit risk participation

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group, have approved a...

Tanzania: FMO backs $32.5m electrification facility

In Tanzania, an estimated 145,500 households will soon have access to reliable and affordable power through the recent signing of a $32.5 million finance facility.

Kenya rolls-out roadmap to achieve universal electricity access by 2022

Kenya in collaboration with World Bank launched an national energy strategy that provides a roadmap to achieving universal electricity access by 2022.

Rwanda signs nuclear deal with Russia

Rwanda and Russia have signed an inter-governmental cooperation agreement on the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.

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