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AfDB injects loan of $116 million into Egypt’s electricity sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved an $116 million loan to fund the second phase of Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Program. This programme seeks to enhance the power sector’s financial sustainability, governance and operations.

KenGen to improve geothermal power generation efficiency with IoT

The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has signed a joint declaration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to improve the efficiency in geothermal power generation. The...

Japan-US bilateral DFI co-financing agreement to bolster private sector

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) for promoting mutual co-financing to the private sector in developing countries. The MOC was...
power distribution

Rwanda obtains grant to expand power distribution facilities

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Wednesday signed a grant agreement with the government of the Republic of Rwanda to provide up to $27 million for phase 3 of the improvement of substations...
energy access

Global financiers mobilise funds to boost Nigeria’s transmission network

In bids to expand Nigeria's electricity grid to 20,000MW over the next four years, the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the French Development Agency have raised $1.57...
Geothermal Power

Kenya looks into large-scale geothermal power generation

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the government of Kenya in Nairobi to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to JPY 10.077 billion ($94 million) for the Olkaria...