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$570 million power transmission line to link four west African countries

The governments of Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso and the Niger Republic have put together the final touches to the execution of a planned $570 million transmission line which runs across the four countries.
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Global pandemic highlights battle of cities for cleaner air

The 2021 edition of REN21’s Renewables in Cities Global Status Report shows the number of cities who have enforced partial or complete bans on fossil fuel jumped five-fold during 2020.
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Decentralised solar powered systems quietly ramping up across Africa

Integrated electricity company EDF has become a shareholder in next-generation utility Bboxx Kenya.
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Partnership cultivated to deliver solar-powered farming in Togo

Supplied by solar irrigation provider SunCulture, the Bboxx EDF Togo initiative will be deploying water pumps and arranging financing for customers.
Kékéli Efficient Power station

Togo ramps-up power supply with support of Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy has delivered a SGT-800 gas turbine to the site of Kékéli Efficient Power to boost power supply in Togo.
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Bboxx introduces a solar energy product accessible at scale

Designed for customers who are at the beginning of the energy ladder, a new solar product has been developed to power rural households and micro-businesses.
Test tubes in a Laboratory

Biogas research laboratory launched in Togo

Togo has launched a research biogas laboratory at Lomé University to deepen knowledge on climate change and its impact on land use in West Africa.
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TV access forging ahead through Bboxx SHS and CANAL+ partnership

The new bundle, promoted first in DRC and Togo, offers customers a Bboxx solar home system (SHS) and television with a pay-TV access package.
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West Africa: World Bank to fund strenghtening of data and statistics

The World Bank has allocated $379 million in International Development Association credits and grants to help strengthen statistical systems in West Africa.
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Togo welcomes low-carbon power supply agreement

Globeleq, an independent power producer in sub-Saharan Africa, has signed a joint development agreement with the Togolese government to develop a utility-scale renewable energy project.

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