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Financiers join Turkana initiative

The north eastern region of Kenya has commenced with construction of Africa’s largest wind farm that will contribute an additional 20% of power to...

South African REIPPPP round 4 winners to be announced in 2015

The winners who took part in the fourth round of the renewable energy programme (REIPPPP) will be revealed in the first quarter of 2015,...
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European Investment Bank invests in Guinea hydroelectric power

West Africa has endured extremely tough conditions this year and the cumulative economies have taken a hit. Four Guinea hydropower plants have received an injection...

Solar facility to uplift SA socio-economic and energy situation

On Friday, German solar technology firm SMA, officially opened the doors of their solar inverter manufacturing plant in Cape Town. The technology facility will contribute...

American consortium powers solar micro-grid system in Africa

On Thursday, US power company Eaton, announced that it would be supplying engineering and power distribution equipment for the development of a 5MW solar...

Sishen Solar Plant feeds into SA’s national grid

The Sishen Solar Plant in the Northern Cape announced that the plant began feeding 94MW of renewable power into South Africa’s national grid in...

South Africa signs 15 renewable energy deals to generate 1000MW

On Thursday, the South African Government signed 15 renewable energy deals in window three of the REIPP programme, Reuters said on Friday. Minister in the...

South African Airways to operate off biofuels next year

South African Airways (SAA), South Africa’s dominant airliner, will be taking its first flight next year fuelled by nicotine and GMO free tobacco plants...

AfDB issues a risk guarantee for Kenyan Transmission Project

On Monday, the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed an agreement with Kenyan state-owned transmission company Ketraco, to provide funding for the development of the...

Bundu moves forward with revised Karoo shale-gas EMP

Bundu Gas and Oil Exploration, has assigned environmental consultancy, Golder Associates to consult with communities who will be affected by the shale gas exploration...

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