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Solar energy helps build capacity of the Somali Police Force

AMISOM has handed over a solar lighting system to Dalhis Police Station in Kismayo in an effort to build capacity of the Somali Police Force.
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Electricity Recovery Project providing energy to millions of Somalians

The Somalia Electricity Recovery Project is set to increase access to cleaner, lower cost electricity for 1.1 million households, in Somalia.
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AMISOM powers up Bakiin Police Station in Somalia with solar power

The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) has connected the Bakiin Police Station in Baidoa to solar power to ensure uninterrupted electricity to the station and surrounding areas.
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Microgrid powers Somaliland’s port city using world-class tech

To improve the energy supply, solar PV power plants are being built in Somaliland to supplement existing generators but this development poses major challenges for the power grid, which is now being addressed through a smart microgrid.
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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.
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Somalia: Energy firm tackles solar power transition

A solar photovoltaic power plant, recently commissioned by BECO, a private electricity supplier, is now operational in Somalia's capital city, Mogadishu.

Somalia clears arrears owed to the African Development Bank Group

Arrears on loans owed by Somalia to the African Development Bank Group have been cleared following the payment in full of $122.55 million by the governments of the United Kingdom and the European Union.
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Somalia and WB Group rebuild financial relations after 30 years

The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors has moved toward normalising its relations with the Federal Government of Somalia after thirty years.
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Local flair transforms clean energy funding in Somalia

Guled Wiliq, the CEO and founder of Power Offgrid Somalia paints a picture of how solar energy is imporoving electricity access rate.
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AfDB funds road and water supply projects in Somalia

AfDB signed two grants for $28.8 million for road and water supply projects to improve livelihoods in Somalia and boost resilience.

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