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Joan Chahenza

Women in Energy: $1 billion dollars in negotiations

Renewable energy finance professional, Joan Chahenza, has contributed to structuring and tariff setting for projects totalling over $1 billion.
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.
compressed natural gas

Augmenting the use of compressed natural gas in the transport industry

The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation is inviting bidders in compressed natural gas to express interest for the establishment of fuelling stations.
Lake Turkana Wind Farm

Kenya scores on wind energy front with help from AfDB

Africa’s largest wind farm is a €620 million energy masterpiece boasting 365 turbines in northern Kenya, and is expected to reduce power shortages by 12.5%.
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Consultants required to conduct studies for a hydropower project

In Madagascar, the Ministry of Energy, Water and Hydrocarbons intends to embark on the Fanovana Hydroelectric Development.
Ruzizi III hydropower project

Three accords finalised for the 147 Ruzizi III hydropower project

IPS together with SN Power, have signed project agreements for the Ruzizi III hydropower project with the governments of Burundi, DRC and Rwanda.

The Big Question: East Africa’s development

Even though energy, water, transportation, and ICT infrastructure growth is often hindered by policy uncertainty and lack of funding there are impressive success stories unfolding...

Geothermal energy: The champion of East Africa’s thermal prosperity

Thermal energy has a negative connotation as its predominant source is coal-fired power; however, globally geothermal resources are on the rise as they produce far...
Energy progress

Energy progress: One mini-grid project at a time

The East Africa power and energy market is an example of how developers, funders, utilities and consumers are evolving and accommodating sustainable solutions. It is...
small hydro

Small hydro project boosts mini-grid impact

The award-winning Rubagabaga Hydropower Plant, a 445kW grid-connected, run-of-the-river project located in the Northern Province of Rwanda, has made a very large impact on the...

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