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power transmission

Tender: REA seeks distribution transformers

Rural Electrification Agency has received funds to be used for the acquisition of supply and delivery of self-protected distribution transformers.
mini-grids

11 mini-grids under construction in Tanzania

An independent renewable energy developer and majority shareholder of JUMEME Rural Power Supply, RP Global, announced that construction of the first phase of its ambitious...
Methane extraction

Sale of Rwandan methane extraction project, concluded

New York-based Symbion Power has sold its investment in Rwanda – an ambitious project to produce electricity through methane extraction.
KenGen

KenGen to provide Ethiopia with geothermal drilling services

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has been awarded a contract to provide geothermal drilling services to the Ethiopian Electric Power.

Great potential for financing mini-grids

“SunFunder was the first financial intermediary to fund (commercially) a mini-grid developer and we believe that there is great potential in this sector.”
women in energy

Women in Energy | Fusing of industrial and energy markets

Exclusive interview with Women in Energy: Introducing Eng Jennifer A. Gache née Nyambala who is actively engaged in driving market development at the EAC.
Côte d’Ivoire

Egypt to share energy practices with EAPP countries

Energy minister Mohamed Shaker, has affirmed Egypt’s commitment to working with EAPP countries in advancing their goals in the energy sector.
Strathclyde

Sida expands off-grid renewables model into sub-Saharan Africa

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has confirmed its expansion project of $50 million into the regions of Burkina Faso, Liberia...

Pipeline to export Ethiopian gas to Red Sea state

Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state.

Kenya Power posts $29m in half year profit

Kenya Power has recorded $29 million (KShs.2.5 billion) in net profit for the half year period to 31 December 2018.

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