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KenGen geothermal drilling in Djibouti adds to company diversification

Expanding its market, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has commenced drilling the first of three geothermal wells in Djibouti.
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How to expedite geothermal in the Rift

Building on an analysis of experiences from Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, it is possible to draw lessons and recommendations to accelerate the deployment of geothermal energy for electricity generation and direct use.
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First turbine at first wind farm in Djibouti assembled

As a first for Djibouti, energy demand could increase tenfold over the next ten years through new power plants. Faced with this development, the country relies on renewable energy resources, of which wind power is...
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Electricity trade, agriculture attract development bank grants

Development banks have identified electricity trade between Ethiopia and Djibouti and the agricultural market as key economic drivers with the AfDB signing $118 million in grant agreements.

Electricity connection between Ethiopia and Djibouti to expand

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two grants totaling $83.6m to boost cross-border trade in electricity between Ethiopia and Djibouti.
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EIB approves $95 million for geothermal power in East Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved $4.9 billion financing for renewable energy, clean transport, COVID-19 recovery, social housing and education. Of this amount, $95 million will be allocated to the East Africa Rift Geothermal Project.

KenGen wins contract to drill three geothermal wells in Djibouti

KenGen has signed a $6m contract with Djiboutian Office of Geothermal Energy Development to drill three geothermal wells in the country.

Djibouti pursues its ambitious growth projects in 2021

According to the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects report, Djibouti is expected to experience the strongest GDP growth in Africa this year with a projected rate of 7.1%.
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Djibouti government approves Engie’s Grand Bara solar project

The Djiboutian government has approved and validated the Grand Bara solar photovoltaic power project in the Council of Ministers meeting held 18 May 2020.
Ethiopia’s Tulu Moye geothermal power project gets a US grant

Djibouti: Geothermal project to boost green energy production capacity

Additional funding of $3.22m for the geothermal exploitation project in the Lake Assal region of Djibouti, will increase the country's green energy production capacity.