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Rufiji hydropower plant

Tanzania: Preparations underway for Rufiji hydropower plant

Preparations for the proposed 2,100MW Rufiji hydropower plant at Stiegler's Gorge are well underway in order for construction works to commence.

Kenya: ERC introduces framework to open up energy market

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) seeks to establish a fund to that will ensure uniform electricity tariffs for mini-grids across the country based on fair return on investment.
carbon credit study

Rwanda: Consultant required to conduct carbon credit study

The governments of Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania are seeking a consultant to undertake a carbon credit study for NELSAP’s Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project.

President Kenyatta to inaugurate East Africa’s largest solar plant

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to commission a 54.6MW solar plant on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 in Garissa County.
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Rwanda: EDCL requires electrical materials for transmissions lines

EDCL invites sealed bids from qualified bidders for the tender to supply of electrical materials for LV and MV lines and service connections.
energy generation

No detour for keeping the lights on

Note from the editor: Even as the market shows signs of being embattled this does not deter efforts to keep national grids operational and the lights on.

Senegal: solar project wins Phanes Group’s second Solar Incubator

Phanes Group has announced the 30MW Gossas Solar Farm Project in Senegal as the winner of the second edition of its Solar Incubator. 
South Sudan

South Sudan signs pact to develop the country’s power sector

The Sahara Power Group in partnership with the Ministry of Energy in South Sudan are set to develop the country’s power sector.
coal power projects

TANESCO invites bidders to develop coal power projects

TANESCO intends to procure power generation from a set of coal power projects with a capacity ranging from 150MW to 300MW.

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