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GE completes upgrades at Songas Ubungo Power Plant in Tanzania

GE and Songas have completed upgrades to the entire fleet of three LM6000PA and one LM6000PC gas turbines at the Songas Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam.
biomethane

New deal signed to improve low-carbon energy supply in Ethiopia

Gaia has signed an agreement with 4R Energy to accelerate biomethane production and use to increase security of energy supply in Ethiopia.

FINANCE: “Increasing the availability of renewables to the common business operator”

Exclusive interview with Chalker Kansteiner, Founder, GridX Africa in Kenya and expert panellist at Future Energy East Africa in September in Nairobi.

KenGen: “Private sector participation needed in geothermal development to enhance deployment...

Exclusive interview with Anne Kiburi, Senior Economist & PPP Officer at KenGen and speaker at the Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi in September 2019.

TAREA: “Opportunity for EAC member states to provide incentives to solar...

Exclusive interview with Dr.-Eng. Matthew Matimbwi, Executive Secretary of Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) and Chairperson East Africa Renewable Energy Federation (EAREF)

Future Energy Africa event ambassador: “An opportunity for decentralised renewable energy”

Exclusive interview with Pule Segale, Civil Engineer and Future Leader at the World Energy Council, and Ambassador to the 2019 Future Energy East Africa.

Kampala Capital City Authority requires solar street lighting components

Kampala Capital City Authority invites qualified firms to bid for the supply and installation of solar street lighting components and accessories.

Kikagati hydropower station achieves financial close

The 14MW Kikagati hydropower station being built on the border between Uganda and Tanzania has reached financial close, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund...

Ethiopia, AfDB sign $98m grant for Road Transport Corridor Project

AfDB Group signs $98 million grant agreement from the ADF to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.
tidal energy

Next Einstein Forum recognises groundbreaking research

The Next Einstein Forum has announced its third Class of NEF Fellows, whose research and innovations are contributing to solve Africa's and the world's most pressing challenges.

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