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Côte d’Ivoire secures $34 million for hydroelectricity project

Côte d’Ivoire has secured $34 million from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, which will go towards building a 44MW hydroelectricity generation plant. The new plant will be developed by an IPP.
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Potential of floating solar PV in Africa vastly underrated

Many African countries are heavily dependent on hydropower to provide baseline power, which are being affected by increasingly frequent droughts. At the same time Africa is characterised by a very high solar potential.

South Sudan bolsters electricity supply through new installation

On Thursday, South Sudan installed equipment at a newly built 100MW power plant in Juba, which will increase access to electricity from the current 1% to 21% by 2020. This is according to Dhieu Mathok...

Guinea: EximBank approves $1.3bn for hydropower plant

China’s EximBank has approved $1.3 billion in financing for a utility-scale hydroelectric plant in Guinea. The 450MW plant is expected to produce sufficient capacity to export to the west African country’s neighbouring countries. Reuters reported that...