ICA News - Categories: Energy

Building quality infrastructure promotes sustainable economic development

02/12/2016

Infrastructure plays a vital role in Africa’s economic growth, and building quality into every stage of the life-cycle of projects is essential if investment in infrastructure is to have a positive impact on the economic development of the continent and its citizens.

Categories: Water, Transport, ICT, Energy, ICA Press Releases, General News

Financial commitments to Africa’s infrastructure development grow by 12%

01/12/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s flagship annual report Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa 2015 shows that $83.4bn was committed to Africa’s infrastructure development in 2015, a 12% increase on investments committed in 2014.

Categories: General News, ICA Press Releases, Transport, Water, Energy, ICT

ICA feature in Pan African Parliament Publication

07/09/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa contributed to the latest edition of One Africa, One Voice, the official publication of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), by featuring an article about renewable energy.

Categories: Energy, General News

Study addresses the water, agriculture and energy security “nexus” in Africa

07/09/2016

A major study has been published looking at how to address the water, agriculture and energy security “nexus” in Africa.

Categories: Energy, General News, Water, ICA Products

ICA jointly organises Nile Equatorial Lakes investment projects conference

14/06/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) jointly organised and co-financed the First Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Programme (NELSAP) investment projects conference, which took place on 2 June 2016 in Nairobi.

Categories: General News, Water, Energy

Experts meet to discuss financing renewable energy in Africa

09/06/2016

Over 150 private and public sector players took part in a lively discussion about how best to accelerate financing for renewable energy development in Africa, at a recent meeting organised by the ICA.

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings, General News

ICA to provide financial support for Nile Basin donor conference

12/05/2016

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

12/05/2016

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

12/05/2016

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

11/05/2016

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

10/05/2016

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

03/05/2016

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

12/06/2014

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

28/02/2014

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

01/02/2014

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)

30/10/2013

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.

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

10/07/2013

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

ICA Report: "LIGHT INSIDE: THE EXPERIENCE OF INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS IN NIGERIA"

18/07/2012

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

ICA Report: "WHEN THE POWER COMES: AN ANALYSIS OF IPPS IN AFRICA"

18/07/2012

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

21/03/2012

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

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