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AfDB approves grant to kick start Desert to Power programme in...

The African Development Bank, through its Desert to Power initiative and a $6 million grant, is expected to transform the Sahel by tapping into the region’s abundant solar potential.
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West Africa: $465 million approved for regional electricity access

Countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will expand access to grid electricity to over one million people, enhance power system stability for another 3.5 million people, and increase renewable energy integration in the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP).
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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.

CIGRE-West Africa National Committee inaugurated in Abuja

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on behalf of WAPP announced that CIGRE-West Africa National Committee has been inaugurated.
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World Bank programme to enable electricity trade in West Africa

The World Bank Board approved a total of $300 million in credits and grants to support reforms that will help promote electricity trade in West Africa.
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West Africa: Call for consultants to vie for WAPP NorthCore Project

Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger seeks consultants for updating inventories and censuses in the right-of-way planned for lines and substations under the WAPP NorthCore Project, deadline for submissions is 20 June 2020.

No detour for keeping the lights on

Note from the editor: Even as the market shows signs of being embattled this does not deter efforts to keep national grids operational and the lights on.
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Nigeria to begin electricity trading with neighbouring countries

The Chairman of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Mohammed, declared that Nigeria...

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