irrigation

Climate charity shares thoughts on boosting conservation for WED

On World Environment Day (June 5 2021), climate experts warn sustainable incomes for rural communities are key to protecting the planet.
DRC Hydropower partnership

DRC hydropower strengthened by SNEL and mining group’s PPP

Ivanhoe Mines Energy DRC has signed an MOU in a public-private partnership with the DRC's public utility SNEL to upgrade the Inga II hydropower plant.
DRC solar

DRC: A central African off-grid solar PV opportunity

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) offers a compelling opportunity for investment in off-grid solar, a new market review signals.
Tembo Power

New MD of Tembo Power engineering division speaks out

Independent power producer Tembo Power Holdings recently appointed Bertrand Rochecouste Collet, a former senior technical director at Zutari (previously Aurecon), as a managing director in charge of its engineering division as of 1 June 2021.
MIGA guarantees

MIGA issues guarantees of up to $37.1m to AIIF3 in aid...

The MIGA guarantees will support the African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3 (AIIF3's) investments in Bboxx’s central and east African subsidiaries delivering decentralisation products and services.
AFD Eskom

AfDB supported transmission line to connect central-south region

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed $530 million to finance the construction of a 343km, 400kV central-south transmission line.
off-grid solar

Developing the stand-alone solar product market in the Sahel

The World Bank will add $22,5million in additional financing to the Regional Off-Grid Electricity Project to support the development of the stand-alone solar product market in West and Central Africa, with a dedicated effort to include countries from the Sahel region.
Grand Inga

Op-ed: South Africans cannot afford hydropower from Inga 3

Pursuing Inga 3 will be much more expensive for South Africa compared to domestic wind and solar generation, writes the International Rivers.
Getty Kasole - An African Power & Energy Elites personality

Getty Kasole – An African Power & Energy Elites personality

Getty Kasole founded the startup SolAfrica Corp and works as a senior technical advisor for Power Africa Off-grid Project DRC. She is featured as a leader in The African Power & Energy Elites 2021.
Gabon

Tackling Gabon’s future energy needs scientifically

To achieve climate agreements, and meet its growing energy demands, Gabon is approaching energy planning through a different process.

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