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.
DRC: A change of perspective on Africa's problem child

DRC: A change of perspective on Africa’s problem child

Currently under 20% of the population in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has access to electricity, states the World Bank.
Harnessing hydropower in the DRC

Webinar recording: Harnessing hydropower in the DRC

Join ESI Africa, Mining Review Africa, DRC Mining Week, and Knight Piesold as we examine the potential of hydroelectric power in the DRC, for the benefit of the mining industry and the surrounding communities.
Dibwangui hydro project

Gabon’s Dibwangui hydro project pockets good practice in ESG assessment

Plans for the 15MW plant achieved recognised good practice across 11 environmental, social and governance performance criteria examined in a study.
solar power projects chad

Solar projects earmarked to support N’Djamena surrounds in Chad

Two solar power initiatives are set to power up Chad, where as little as 6.4% of the population has access to reliable electricity.
Elsewedy build substation DRC

Elsewedy Electric to build high voltage substation in DRC

Egyptian electric company Elsewedy Electric signed a $38.8 million contract with SNEL to build a high voltage 220-15/6.6kV distribution substation in DRC.
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.

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