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off-grid Kenyans

Partnership promises clean energy for off-grid Kenyans

Aceleron and Total Access to Energy Solutions (TATES) have committed to providing off-grid Kenyans with cleaner and more affordable power.
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Legislation reform can elevate Kenya’s economic growth, says report

A new World Bank report urges Kenya to reform legislation governing the digital economy in order to keep pace with the digital evolution.
ACWA Power

ACWA Power wins in the first round of Ethiopia’s solar programme

ACWA Power has been awarded two 125 MWac solar PV projects by the Public Private Partnership Directorate General of the Ethiopian Ministry of Finance.

Kenya Power announces Company CEO

The Kenya Power Board of Directors has appointed Bernard Ngugi as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
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Sub-Saharan Africa requires urgent investment to meet energy goals

Finance, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, remains drastically below levels needed to deliver universal access, states new report.
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The drive for an African nuclear energy market

Permanent Secretary Joseph Njoroge has reiterated that the Energy Act 2019 enhances the participation of nuclear power development in Kenya.

Water and energy savings solutions for the mining industry

Flowserve believe that what was possibly the best solution and way of doing things 10 or 20 years ago has been replaced by more innovative solutions.

Construction begins on Tabora-Katavi transmission project

Construction commenced on the Tabora- Katavi power transmission line project, aimed at connecting Katavi to the national power supply system of Tanzania
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Awareness of East Africa’s energy outlook is growing

Connie Ochola-Iseme, the regional marketing manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Lucy Electric, says growth in renewable energy projects is “raising awareness of the beauty of Africa and [its renewable energy] potential”.
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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.

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