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About Africa Renewable Energy Forum

The Africa Renewable Energy Forum takes place as part of EnergyWeek Morocco - an annual meeting point to discuss the progress of regional energy...

Burkina Faso: Gov seeks to construct transmission lines

The government of Burkina Faso is inviting qualified bidders to carry out the following works; Lot 1: Construction of the 225kV line Pâ-Diébougou and Lot 2: Construction of the 225kV Ziniaré - Kaya line.

Ghana could benefit from a third Power Compact

The CEO of MiDA, Martin Eson-Benjamin announced that Ghana has been nominated for a third Power Compact under the Millennium Challenge Account.

IRENA/ADFD Project Facility backs West Africa renewables drive

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have announced the selection of renewable energy projects in...
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Senelec seeks automation distribution telecom devices

Senegal’s power utility, Senelec, solicits closed bids from eligible bidders for; Lot 1: Automation of distribution by remote control of cutting equipment and Lot 2: Reinforcement of the west lantern network.

AfDB approves $149m credit risk participation

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group, have approved a...
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Global solar company secures funding to expand footprint in Ghana

German-based solar company, REDAVIA, with subsidiaries across Africa is set to expand the leasing of solar assets in Ghana.
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso invites bidders to construct solar PV plants

The government of Burkina Faso invites qualified bidders for the construction of 20 MWp solar PV plant in Koudougou and 10 MWp solar PV plant in Kaya.
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Nigeria: Kaduna State to develop 30MW solar PV plant

Nigeria’s Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, has signed a MoU to build lower-cost, utility-scale solar-electric generating facilities.
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Ikeja Electric wins innovation award

Nigeria’s electricity distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), has won this year’s edition of the SERAS Innovation Prize at the SERAS Awards.
Ghana

Ghana: regulation remains a diamond in the rough

In Ghana, the emergence of renewables into the current Ghanaian market structure is proving a real challenge for the existing legislature.

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