Copper

Webinar 9 July: Counting on copper: Renewable energy and EV boom...

Join ESI Africa, Mining Review Africa and DRC Mining Week as we unpack the importance of copper as a raw material in the global move toward greener energy and transportation.

“Mini-grids can electrify thousands of health centres in sub-Saharan Africa”

AMDA's CEO explains why mini-grid companies are "like the Amazons and Teslas of the energy sector", figuring out how to create 600-million new customers.
African Development Fund

African Development Fund provides relief for São Tomé and Príncipe

The board of the African Development Fund approved a donation of $6.78m to São Tomé and Príncipe to implement the first phase of the economic reform.
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam under construction. Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia

Does South Africa need the Grand Inga?

Controversy continues to shadow the development of the DRC's Grand Inga III project, with latest commentary probing South Africa's commitment to the project.

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa rescheduled to November

ANNOUNCEMENT: African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa has new dates and will run from 24-26 November 2020 at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa.
infrastructure agreement

DRC welcomes GE infrastructure agreement to accelerate energy access

A 3-year infrastructure agreement, signed between the DRC and GE, seeks to accelerate the economic and social development of the country.

Bboxx, DRC sign MoU to bring power to 10m people by...

British firm Bboxx, has signed a MoU with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to bring affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million citizens by 2024.
Central African Republic

Diesel generator sets to power Bangui in Central African Republic

A project undertaken by a Tunisian-based EPC is set to remedy the electricity problems in Bangui, the capital city of Central Africa Republic (CAR).

Water and energy savings solutions for the mining industry

Flowserve believe that what was possibly the best solution and way of doing things 10 or 20 years ago has been replaced by more innovative solutions.
investment

Equatorial Guinea carries Year of Investment initiative into 2020

Equatorial Guinea in partnership with the African Energy Chamber will be continuing its outreach to global investors with the Year of Investment 2020.

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