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Eskom’s latest Transmission Development Plan shows some adjustments

A significant number of investments are required to strengthen Eskom's transmission grid to accommodate the new generation capacity in accordance with the IRP2019.

ITFC greenlights $116 million dedicated to the energy sector in Senegal

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has approved a $116 million Murabaha financing to SENELEC (Senegal National Power Company). The funds are to ensure the production, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Senegal.

Nigeria: Meter manufacture calls for decentralised national grid

"Why do we continue to have a single grid that binds all of us together?" asks the Chairman of Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company in Nigeria, Kola Balogun.

Nigeria to collaborate with Egypt to boost power supply

The federal government in Nigeria is planning to explore different opportunities to collaborate with the government of Egypt to boost power supply in the country.
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Electricity trade, agriculture attract development bank grants

Development banks have identified electricity trade between Ethiopia and Djibouti and the agricultural market as key economic drivers with the AfDB signing $118 million in grant agreements.
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TRANSCO CLSG energises lines and accelerates electricity access

The general manager of Transmission Company Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinée (TRANSCO CLSG) announced various developments made in energising lines and accelerating electricity access for member countries.

South Korea and AfDB to spend $600 million on energy projects

The African Development Bank together with the Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Export-Import Bank of Korea have signed an agreement, under which Korea will provide $600 million in co-financing for energy projects alongside the Bank.

Pre-engineering contract signed for Nigeria’s Presidential Power Initiative

In late February, the Nigerian Federal Government and Siemens AG signed a contract for the pre-engineering phase of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI).
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Eskom shares transmission development plan

South African national electricity utility Eskom shared its Transmission Development Plan (TDP) for the period 2021 to 2030 with various stakeholders during an online public forum.
Eskom to resume construction of Ariadne-Venus 400kV line

Nigeria’s grid is set for a make-over to boost capacity

Siemens’ pre-engineering contract to expand Nigeria’s grid capacity to 25,000MW has been approved.