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Isimba hydropower station to provide affordable power

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the Isimba hydropower station, which is adding 183MW of electricity to the national grid.
Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project

Construction on track for Kigali bulk water supply project

Construction of a new water facility known as Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project, is well under way in Rwanda and is on track for completion by 2020.

Ethiopia: Tender for the provision of power supplies

The government of Ethiopia has received additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to be used for the Electricity Network Reinforcement...
Ada wind power project

300MW wind farm on the cards for Tanzania

Windlab Africa is set to construct the Miombo Hewani wind farm in southwest Tanzania, after having received an investment of $10 million.
solar projects

$2.2m committed for two solar projects in Kenya

InfraCo Africa has signed $2.2 million convertible loan agreements with Gigawatt Global for the development of two Solar projects in Kenya.
Kikagati hydropower

Uganda: $27m approved for Kikagati hydropower plant

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund has approved $27 million loan to aid the construction of a 14MW Kikagati hydropower station in Uganda.

Kenyan President signs three bills into law

Kenyan President signed three bills into law; The Urban Areas and Cities (Amendment) Bill 2017, The Petroleum Bill 2017 and the Energy Bill 2017.

Eskom risk losing power generation contract

The Ugandan government is reviewing the terms of the power generation contract it entered with South African power company, Eskom, over 10 years ago.
Kenya Power

Kenya Power deploys meter testing to boost service delivery

Kenya Power has acquired two new single phase meter test benches of 40 positions each in a bid to enhance the capacity for testing and deployment of meters to customers.

Rwanda: EDCL is calling on bidders to install transmission lines

EDCL invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the installation of low voltage and medium voltage lines in Eastern province of Rwanda.

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