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West Africa will begin cross-border sale of electricity in 2020

From 2020, West Africa will commence cross-border sale and distribution of electricity among member states of ECOWAS.
South African energy market

Interconnection blueprint

ECOWAS is on track to bolster interconnection efforts through the Master Plan for the Development of Regional Power Generation and Transmission Infrastructure 2019 – 2033.

Women in Energy | Policy makers called upon to leverage technology

A citizen of the world, Ana Victoria Rojas is challenging the status quo by taking an interest in different cultural backgrounds and designing context-appropriate...
JinkoSolar

ECOWAS to boost electricity access in West Africa via off-grid solar

According to the ECOWAS Commissioner for energy and mines, Sédiko Douka,  only 40% of the population within west African region and the Sahel region...
clean energy

Feasibility study promotes women’s participation in energy transition

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in partnership with the African Development Bank Group, recently organised...
PowerGrid Corporation

Nigeria to begin electricity trading with neighbouring countries

The Chairman of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Mohammed, declared that Nigeria...

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