television access

TV access forging ahead through Bboxx SHS and CANAL+ partnership

The new bundle, promoted first in DRC and Togo, offers customers a Bboxx solar home system (SHS) and television with a pay-TV access package.
tender solar

Tender: 32MW solar project subcontractors in Chad

A tender seeking an engineering company marks the first phase of a 60MW solar power scheme 30km north of Chad's capital city. Deadline 31 July.

SustainSolar partnership to deliver containerised solar mini-grid in DRC

Clean energy provider SustainSolar and mini-grid developer Equatorial Power join forces for another solar mini-grid on Idjwi Island, DRC.

Financial sustainability addressed at Central Africa Utility CEO Forum

The forum is part of a five-part series of regional meetings that since 2012 has gathered utility CEOs and executives around the continent.
Mozambique

Gaz du Cameroun terminates agreement to supply gas to ENEO

On expiry of the remedy period, Gaz du Cameroun announced it will terminate its gas supply agreement with ENEO Cameroon with immediate effect.
ministerial recommendations

Key recommendations from the June Africa ministerial roundtable

African Ministerial Roundtable participants stressed a number of recommendations, which will help guide and inform the IEA’s increasing efforts in Africa.
Ministerial Roundtable

Ministerial Roundtable: Energy’s vital role in response to crises

The chair of the African Ministerial Roundtable summarises the discussion that took place via videoconference with high level global attendees.
microgrids

Utilities to increase micro-grid capacity by nearly five times by 2029

Global utilities are expected to increase their micro-grid capacity by 19% per annum between 2020 and 2029, according to Guidehouse Insights.
Grand Inga

Ed’s note: Africa’s grand hydropower scheme enters a ‘Dragon’s Den’

The latest news on the world’s largest hydropower scheme is that the DRC is determined to move ahead with the Grand Inga project.

Digital DRC Mining Week: Power to the mines!

The Digital DRC Mining Week gathered the who’s who of mining in the DRC, including two dedicated sessions focused on the demand for power by the mining sector.

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