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loadshedding returns

Sudan suffers total blackout amidst protests

Yesterday, Sudan suffered a total power blackout across the country but the ministry is yet to announce the exact cause of the situation.
Micro-grid

Loadshedding: why mini grids are the answer and why South Africa...

“Mini grids could very quickly sort out a lot of the biggest challenges that South Africa is having with its energy supply at the moment” says Dr Sam Duby, Africa Director for TFE Energy and mini grid expert.
Solar power market

Two new solar PV projects for Tunisia and Pakistan

Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni, has begun the construction of two new solar PV projects in Pakistan and Tunisia.
policy frameworks

AfDB imposes debarments to restore integrity in project development

The AfDB imposes debarments of 76 months and 12 months on former Alstom companies after it was found to have engaged in bribery and fraud.
Eskom

Egypt embarks on training programme to boost gas sector workforce

A MoU has been signed between Egypt and Halliburton to support a specialised development programme for the workforce in oil and gas sector.
desalination

Desalination market growth in Africa on the rise, report

A recent study by Frost & Sullivan reveals that the African desalination market is now stabilising and investment in desalination is gaining traction.

Clean energy for Africa by Africans makes appearance in South Sudan

Ugandan-based Aptech Africa recently successfully designed, built and installed the first off-grid solar-battery hybrid power system in South Sudan.
energy transition

Weighing in on the Gulf region’s renewable assimilation success

In Gulf countries, abundant resources and enabling frameworks have led to solar prices of below 3 cents per kWh and dispatchable CSP of 7.3 cents per kWh.
off-grid Kenyans

Egypt to share energy practices with EAPP countries

Energy minister Mohamed Shaker, has affirmed Egypt’s commitment to working with EAPP countries in advancing their goals in the energy sector.
Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation

Libya turns to World Bank for help on economic growth strategy

The World Bank Group announced a new support strategy for Libya focused on restoring key services to citizens and promoting economic recovery.

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