Kenya Power is rolling out a smart meter project targeting 55,000 small and medium enterprises across the country.
Software as a service company Clir Renewables has announced a partnership agreement with the Kenyan-based Lake Turkana Wind Power.
KenGen seeks to procure consultancy services for The Study on the Impact of Provision of Ancillary Services on its power generation plants.
Finance and Policy
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.
Transmission and Distribution
AfDB has approved a loan of $42.9m to finance the second phase of a major power transmission and interconnection project in Madagascar.
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.
The future of Kenya Power as the grid connector remains an urgent question if it is to continue operating as a commercially viable entity.
Climate Fund Managers has partnered with Solar Water Solutions to co-develop a portfolio of solar-powered desalination installations in Kenya.
Humanitarian initiative 20by2020 recently installed Safe Water Cube foundations across five rural areas of Madagascar.
Women in Energy
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.