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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.

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

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.
Sustainable Development Report

New Africa’s Sustainable Development report calls for improved planning

Africa’s sustainable development report urges governments to strengthen their urban planning capacities to manage the potential of the region’s ever-expanding cities and address environmental challenges.
solar company

Kopere Solar Power Project secures $18.17m senior loan

The African Development Bank Group has approved a $18.17 million senior loan to the 40 MWac (50MWp) Kopere Solar Power Project in Kenya. 
EAC

Pathway to revolutionise regional energy markets

Examining the EAC's (East African Community’s) energy sector can reveal information on how neighbouring countries can benefit from interdependence.
Future Energy East Africa

Mini-grids appraised as an energy access champion

Conversations at the 20th edition of the Future Energy East Africa conference in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2018 were indicative of a region embracing change.

Editor’s column: New markets are often not obvious targets

For international companies exploring these new markets the challenge is in defining the middle-income household’s needs and by association, their ROI.
ESI Africa 2019 Media Information

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