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Liberia hydropower plant to power gold mine

West African gold explorer and developer Hummingbird Resources has signed a collaboration agreement with global infrastructure fund IFC InfraVentures and international energy company Aldwych...
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Dubai funds $5m competition for renewable energy start-ups

Last week, Dubai-based power company Access Infra Africa launched the Access Co-Development Fund (ACF), a $5 million competition to fund renewable energy start-up companies...
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Engineering contractor completes renewable projects

Resources and energy specialists WorleyParsons has successfully closed out two key renewable energy projects, with a third still underway, and a fourth close to...

Burundi: GWG signs $1m grant for solar field

On Monday US-based Dutch owned power company signed two global grants for a solar power project in Burundi 65 miles from the capital of...
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DNV GL delivers brief on Egyptian Renewable Energy FiT programme

Today, global resource and independent energy experts DNV GL is hosting a briefing for all pre-qualified bidders and successful renewable project developers on the...

Zambia-DRC interconnector power project on track

In Zambia, independent power generation company the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has confirmed that a second Zambia-Democratic Republic of Congo 220kV interconnector power transmission project is...
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Clean Energy: New study recommends less hydro for east Africa

East African countries must diversify their energy mix beyond hydro and incorporate mini-grids for greater rural electrification, according to a jointly published report released today,...
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French solar tracker company opens in Gauteng

French solar tracker developer Optimum Tracker Company has announced the opening of an agency in Johannesburg, South Africa. The solar company, which designs, manufactures and...
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Chad solar PV plant receives $780,000 start-up funds

A clean power initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has awarded a $780,000 preparation grant for a solar PV plant in Chad to a consortium...
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Nordex South Africa wins 111 MW wind turbine deal

On Wednesday, German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex announced that it has won a 111MW deal to supply turbines to Enel Green Power wind farm in...

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