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ECOWAS Regional Electricity Access Project

Foundations finally laid for OMVG interconnection project

President Adama Barrow has laid the foundation stone of the OMVG Energy Project's Interconnection Component, which will house Soma substation.
electricity trade

How to capture the value of transmission projects

By Elsie Mbugua, director at Leadwood Energy in Kenya and Mark Hughes, a partner with 3 M Energy Advisors in UK
South African energy market

Interconnection blueprint

ECOWAS is on track to bolster interconnection efforts through the Master Plan for the Development of Regional Power Generation and Transmission Infrastructure 2019 – 2033.
Umeme

Tender: Rural Electrification Authority to construct transmission lines

The government of Kenya has received a credit from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) toward the cost of the Kenya Electricity Expansion...

Technology is your utility’s best friend

Ahead of the African Utility Week conference, ESI Africa spoke with Mlungisi Mkhwanazi, Director of the Africa Utilities Technology Council (AUTC), to voice his...
geothermal

Future Energy East Africa celebrates 20 years in Nairobi

Access to energy and the speed at which the region is achieving this is a strong theme of the 20th edition of the Future...
tariff hikes

Africa’s power pools can capture energy trade

Energy trade conveys powerful message Grania Rubomboras presented a case study on the status of the Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya (ZTK) power interconnector last month...
SALGA

SALGA: Global mega trends to map the future of SA energy...

Day two of the SALGA energy summit saw a focus on the effects of global mega trends on the production and consumption of power...
Kathu Solar Park

Kathu Solar Park CSP plant connected to Eskom’s grid

As of 23 February 2018, Kathu Solar Park Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant has been feeding 100MW of power to Eskom’s electricity grid via...
IPPs

Exclusive interview with Lovemore Chilimanzi

Exclusive interview with Lovemore Chilimanzi, Technical Director at Africa GreenCo and an Advisory Board member for African Utility Week. Africa GreenCo proposes to increase private...

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