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Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire takes progressive investment step to attract IPPs

Côte d’Ivoire encourages private investments through an agreement with the KfW Development Bank to finance a capital increase in its ATI shareholding.
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Ikeja Electric plans to refund its customers for pre-paid meters

Ikeja Electric says it is designing a proposal to refund its customers for pre-paid meters procured under the ongoing Meter Assets Provider scheme.
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IFC looks into energy storage to enhance Burkina Faso’s grid

IFC alongside SONABEL will assess the economic benefits of energy storage to integrate solar capacities to Burkina Faso’s electricity grid.

Renewable market in Nigeria: It’s time to pitch in!

During the 2019 edition of Future Energy Nigeria in Lagos in November, the event launched an RE Pitch Session for renewable energy entrepreneurs.

Nigeria settles dispute over construction of Mambilla hydro plant

The Nigerian power minister Sale Mamman said government has settled a legal dispute that was delaying the construction of Mambilla hydro plant project.
wind energy project milestones

Wind energy project milestones celebrated in Senegal and Egypt

Renewable power generation company Lekela celebrated two major wind energy project milestones, which are designed to address sustainability.
cost-reflective tariffs

TCN calls for cost-reflective tariffs amid grid expansion efforts in Nigeria

TCN has said that for Nigerians to fully enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector, they must pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs.
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Government identifies 45 gas flaring sites across Nigeria

Government has identified 45 gas flaring sites in Nigeria, which will be awarded to successful bidders for the commencement of the first phase of the NGFCP.

East beats West in the rural electrification race

Watch the video clip as our editor shares her excitement about an east African country making inroads on its rural electrification programme.

GOGLA: Solar home systems proves hit in India

A recently released report by GOGLA, the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry, has established the huge positive impact of Solar Home Systems (SHS) on livelihoods in India.

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