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Op-Ed: Avoiding the gas curse in Senegal’s energised renaissance

After decades of struggle against a deficient power generation system, Senegal is now on the verge of a shift involving the renewables and gas markets.

Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, a global leader in nuclear research

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia commended the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission for its cutting edge research and training.

Ghana inks $5.7m deal to build a 400kW waste-energy plant

Ghana has signed a $5.7 million agreement with Germany to construct a 400kW waste-energy plant in Kumasi to improve waste management in the country.

The Gambia: AfDB provides $3m grant for development initiative

The AfDB has extended a $3 million grant from the Transition Support Facility (TSF) to the Republic of The Gambia for sustainable urban development of the greater Banjul Area.

Nigeria reaches out to Siemens to resolve its energy challenges

The federal government of Nigeria has signed an agreement with Siemens for the implementation of the Nigeria Electrification Roadmap.
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Mali’s efforts to improve access to renewable energy gets a boost

The World Bank has approved a $22.7 million financing to support Mali’s efforts to promote the deployment of renewable energy in rural areas.

ECOWAS requests an expression of interest for consulting services

ECOWAS is in search of consultancy services for the distribution network component of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Access Project.

Côte d’Ivoire: Finance package approved for Azito Phase 4

IFC, Globeleq Africa, and Industrial Promotion Services, (West Africa) have committed $294 million for Azito Phase 4 in Côte d’Ivoire.

ENGIE and partners reach financial close for PV projects in Senegal

ENGIE and its partners; Meridiam and FONSIS have signed the EPC, O&M and finance contracts for two solar PV projects of 60MW.

Volta River Authority seeks to install transformers and other accessories

Volta River Authority invites sealed tenders from eligible contractors for the erection of transformers and associated parts Akosombo Generating Station.

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