regulation

Tanzania’s Songas gas power project, a successful example of PPP

Tanzania’s Songas gas power project, a successful example of PPP

The Songas gas power project demonstrates that it is a world-class example of a successful Public-Private Partnership (PPP) across Africa.
Op-ed: Aligning the RFP with the needs of intensive energy users

Analysis: Factors affecting the negotiations of corporate PPAs

With a net-metering arrangement, the economics of the PPA transaction would be improved for corporate buyers. This is just one factor that came out of a conversation with industry experts on the CPPA market.
Renewable energy

South Africa: Ease regulation for municipalities to buy power from IPPs

IPPs are calling for a more conducive regulatory framework that will enable municipalities to procure power directly from them.

Guinea: Conducive regulation could unlock green mini-grid market

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa recently organised a webinar on the assessment report of the green mini-grid market in Guinea.

Anti-corruption crusader Plo Lumumba to open landmark event

Professor of Law and anti-corruption crusader, Patrick Loch Otieno (PLO) Lumumba, is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Africa Supply Chain in Action event to take place on 19 and 20 August.

Tools to help the utility business model adapt to the energy...

As more countries work toward transitioning to a cleaner and more flexible grid, there is an increasing need for a clear set of utility business model tools and regulatory pathways.
NOx abatement solution for 12 boilers at a large industrial petrochemical plant. Source Babcock

Babcock receives energy project award for NOx abatement solution

Final performance tests conducted in Q1 2019, indicated that NOx production was reduced to significantly lower than local environmental requirements.
power sector

Nigeria will not reverse privatisation of power sector

Chairman senate committee on power, Gabriel Suswam has advised that government has no intentions of reversing the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector.

Is your organisation complying with data protection laws?

Best practice in the protection of personal information will become increasingly important as pan-African trade picks up, and as African countries seek to boost exports internationally.
DEFF environmental assessments

Op-ed: South Africa must comply with carbon tariffs to trade globally

As part of a global shift toward climate change action, carbon tariffs on imported goods are in the pipeline for regions such as Japan, Europe and the US.

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