Generation

Nigeria to collaborate with Egypt to boost power supply

The federal government in Nigeria is planning to explore different opportunities to collaborate with the government of Egypt to boost power supply in the country.

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solar energy

Telco installs three new solar-powered sites in South Africa

Vodacom has installed new solar-powered sites in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein to help reduce its carbon emissions.
Bakiin Police Station

AMISOM powers up Bakiin Police Station in Somalia with solar power

The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) has connected the Bakiin Police Station in Baidoa to solar power to ensure uninterrupted electricity to the station and surrounding areas.
Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation commissioned by GE

Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation commissioned by GE

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Business recently commissioned the first ever fully digital high voltage substation on the African continent in Thiès, just outside Dakar in Senegal.
Africa energy and power sector

Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa launched

Friends of the Earth Africa launched ‘A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa’ report, which demands a complete shift from current ‘dirty’ energy systems to achieve 100% renewable energy in Africa.
offshore wind project

Offshore wind market is growing exponentially, expects even more

New installed capacity of offshore wind reached 6.1GW in 2020, 14 times higher than 10 years ago says the Global Wind Energy Council in its latest report.
wind farm Wesley-Ciskei

Preferred bidders for Bid Window 5 to be revealed end October

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, says his department is planning to announce the preferred bidders for the procurement of 2,600MW of renewable energy under Bid Window 5 by the end of October 2021.

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