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Smart meters for Kenyan businesses to improve customer service

Kenya Power is rolling out a smart meter project targeting 55,000 small and medium enterprises across the country.
Lake Turkana Wind Power to take full advantage of digitisation

Lake Turkana Wind Power to take full advantage of digitisation

Software as a service company Clir Renewables has announced a partnership agreement with the Kenyan-based Lake Turkana Wind Power.
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KenGen invites consultants to provide ancillary services

KenGen seeks to procure consultancy services for The Study on the Impact of Provision of Ancillary Services on its power generation plants.
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AfDB appoints Aissa Touré as country manager in Rwanda

An economist and development expert, Aissa TourÃ, the Country Manager designated for Rwanda, a Senegalese national, brings to the Bank over 25 years of experience, working in three continents and 12 countries for 5 international organizations.
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Madagascar secures $43m AfDB loan for 2nd phase of power transmission...

AfDB has approved a loan of $42.9m to finance the second phase of a major power transmission and interconnection project in Madagascar.
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Clean energy sector growing in southern and eastern Africa

A new report exploring recent developments in the clean energy market in southern and eastern Africa shows market entry is challenging and requires targeted awareness-raising activities, increased financial inclusion and access to financing.
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Op-ed: What portends for grid-connector Kenya Power?

The future of Kenya Power as the grid connector remains an urgent question if it is to continue operating as a commercially viable entity.
Partnership to install solar-powered desalination in Kenya

Partnership to install solar-powered desalination plants in Kenya

Climate Fund Managers has partnered with Solar Water Solutions to co-develop a portfolio of solar-powered desalination installations in Kenya.
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20by2020 improves water quality and access in rural Madagascar

Humanitarian initiative 20by2020 recently installed Safe Water Cube foundations across five rural areas of Madagascar.
Gender equality

Research into gender and energy makes for better decision-making

The African Development Bank, Climate Investment Funds and ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy have jointly launched country briefs offering new insight into gender and energy in Africa.

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