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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: 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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Nigeria Electrification Project to receive $200m joint financing

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a $150m sovereign loan to the Federal Government of Nigeria to finance the Nigeria Electrification Project.

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

ESI Africa 2019 media information now available

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Exploring mini-grid business case for undergrid customers

The Rocky Mountain Institute and Energy Market and Regulatory Consultants have released a report, which uncovers mini-grids business case for undergrid customers.
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Senegalese public enterprise requires provision of electricity meters

The Autonomous Port of Dakar solicits closed bids from eligible candidates who meet the qualifications required for the acquisition of electricity meters.
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Mali: 40MW solar hybrid power plant for Syama Gold Mine

Resolute Mining has signed a deal with Ignite Energy for a 40MW independent solar hybrid power plant at the company’s Syama Gold Mine in Mali.

Nigeria: Kaduna Power Plant making steady progress

During a site inspection at the Kaduna Power Plant, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola learned that the project is making progress.

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