ICA News - Categories: Energy

ICA to provide financial support for Nile Basin donor conference


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to co-finance the 1st Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Programme (NELSAP) investment conference, due to take place on 2 June 2016 in Nairobi.

Categories: General News, Water, Energy, Transport

ICA presents Nexus study to joint Africa-EU strategy group


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) presented the Nexus study to the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) Reference Group on Infrastructure in Addis Ababa in February 2016.

Categories: General News, Water, Transport, Energy, ICA Products

ICA meeting will support ‘Light Up and Power Africa’ initiative


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to support and help drive forward the African Development Bank’s ‘Light Up and Power Africa’ initiative at an event in Lusaka, Zambia on 26 May 2016.

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings, General News

Project Preparation Facilities Network to meet in June


A meeting of the ICA-managed Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 7 and 8 June 2016.

Categories: Water, Energy, Transport, General News, ICA Meetings

Experts meeting takes forward production of Africa Energy Atlas


A gathering of energy experts in South Africa last month made good progress towards finalising the production of an interactive atlas showing Africa’s energy resources.

Categories: Energy, General News, ICA Products, ICA Meetings

ICA forum focusses on private sector participation in regional power projects


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) organised a two-day forum in Senegal in March 2016 that focussed on how best to engage the private sector in Africa’s power sector development and the role of Regional Power Pools in fostering enhanced private sector engagement in regional power projects.

Categories: ICA Products, Energy, ICA Meetings

ICA Attends the U.S. Africa Energy Ministerial Forum in Addis Ababa, June 3-4, 2014


The ICA Coordinator, Mohamed Hassan and ICA Chief Energy Specialist, Mr. Callixte Kambanda attended the The U.S. Africa Energy Ministerial (USAEM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 3rd and4th of June [2014]. The two-day meeting was...

Categories: Energy

ICA trained over 45 Stakeholders on Power Sector Reform


February 28th, 2014| Tunis:  The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), along with the African Development Institute (EADI) and Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) organized a training workshop on...

Categories: Energy

Power purchase agreement training workshop – ICA Works with ALSF to train Stakeholders from Nine Different Countries


February 1st| Tunis: The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), along with the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted a successful one-week training session on Power Purchase Agreements.  The workshop was held in...

Categories: Energy

ICA and Africa Law Support Facility co-organizing a training workshop on Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)


Closing Africa’s power infrastructure gap requires an estimated US$43 billion per year in capital investments over the period of 2012-2020. Mobilizing private investment, particularly in generation, is crucial to reaching that...

Categories: Energy

Multi-Billion Dollar Commitment from the United States to Improve Access to Power in Africa. POWER AFRICA - A Landmark Initiative.


July10, 2013 | Tunis  “…The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa is thrilled to hear this announcement today … says, ICA Coordinator, Mohamed Hassan. We have always enjoyed a great relationship with our energy colleagues...

Categories: Energy



This report examines the current electricity environment in Nigeria, with a focus on Independent Power Producers (IPPs) - past, present and future.

Categories: Energy, ICA Products



This report analyses the outcomes of independent power projects (IPPs) across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Energy, ICA Products

ICA now offers five Youtube playlists featuring videos on African Infrastructure


Youtube channel with five playlists featuring African Infrastructure news (on Energy, Transport, Water, ICT and General Infrastructure) from African and international sources.

Categories: ICT, Water, General News, Energy, Transport

Attracting Investors to African infrastructure projects - a new guide


As growth and development in Africa increase rapidly, investment in infrastructure projects will often be best accomplished through public-private partnership.

Categories: Transport, ICT, ICA Products, Energy, Water

Financial Products User Guide


A user-guide to donor debt and equity financing for infrastructure has been produced by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), and funded by a grant from the Private-Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

Categories: ICT, Energy, ICA Products, Transport, Water

Review of Risk Mitigation Instruments published


Risk mitigation instruments can help mobilise commercial debt and private equity when governments or local infrastructure entities lack the creditworthiness or track record to attract finance on their own.

Categories: ICT, Transport, Water, Energy, ICA Products

User guide to project preparation now available


A guide to infrastructure project preparation facilities in Africa has been produced by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), and funded by a grant from the Private-Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

Categories: ICA Products, ICT, Energy, Water, Transport

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