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15MW to be added to Ekiti Power Supply in Nigeria

Niger Delta Power Holding Company's executive director for networks, Ife Oluwa Oyedele,said the commencement of the substation facility project followed a tripartite ad-hoc committee.
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South Korea and AfDB to spend $600 million on energy projects

The African Development Bank together with the Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Export-Import Bank of Korea have signed an agreement, under which Korea will provide $600 million in co-financing for energy projects alongside the Bank.
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Broken Promises: Electricity access for low-income households

Electricity access for low-income households: good policy intentions, bad trade-offs and unintended consequences.

Supporting start-ups is integral to the off-grid industry

Sun Connect's Harald Schützeichel writes about how suporting start-ups is integral to the off-grid industry.

Pre-engineering contract signed for Nigeria’s Presidential Power Initiative

In late February, the Nigerian Federal Government and Siemens AG signed a contract for the pre-engineering phase of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI).

Lucy Electric launches expansion module for its Gemini 3 mini RTU

Lucy Electric's new unit comprises an expansion processor accommodating up to three more sub-assemblies allowing the remote terminal unit to control up to six switches.
Eskom to resume construction of Ariadne-Venus 400kV line

Nigeria’s grid is set for a make-over to boost capacity

Siemens’ pre-engineering contract to expand Nigeria’s grid capacity to 25,000MW has been approved.
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India’s ailing power sector needs urgent government support

Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, electricity consumption in India has plummeted considerably with power sector distribution companies needing to be rescued.
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Nigeria’s minister of power sets bar high for TCN’s new management

With barely a day having passed since sacking outgoing Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) managing director Usman Mohammed, minister of power Sale Mamman met with the new managing director Sula Abdulaziz and his management team this week.
South African Municipality told to stop polluting water resources.

Kenya Power contests High Court ruling over its tender cancellation

Kenya Power has launched a court case to challenge the cancellation of a tender, arguing that the case should be ruled under European law.