Infrastructure en continu

Addis Ababa to host US-Africa Energy Summit

23/04/2014

The Reporter

The governments of Ethiopia and the United States will co-host the US-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM) meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from June 3 to 4.

According to the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy, AEM...

Catégories: Energie

Nile dam study fails to stem the tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

23/04/2014

Guardian.co.uk

Claim and counter-claim has attended the delayed publication of a report on the likely impact of the Grand Renaissance dam.

The opening sentence of Egypt's new constitution describes the country as the river...

Catégories: Eau, Energie

Kenya Power eyes fibreglass poles to lower electricity transmission costs

23/04/2014

BiztechAfrica

Kenya Power plans to roll-out fibreglass poles in place of wooden poles, to reduce the cost of maintenance.

Despite the fibreglass poles being more expensive than current alternatives, they have a life span of...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB, others ink US$142m power deal for Zambia

23/04/2014

APA

The African Development Bank (AfDB), Dutch Development Bank FMO, Development Bank of Southern Africa and Propaco of France on Wednesday signed a US$142-million loan to develop the 120-megawatt Itezhi Tezhi power project in...

Catégories: Energie

Southern Africa: Kariba Dam Collapse Fears and Disaster Preparedness in Zimbabwe

11/04/2014

IRIN

Could fears of the imminent collapse of the more than five-decade-old Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and Zambia spur Zimbabwe into more effective disaster preparedness?

In early March, engineers at a...

Catégories: Energie, Eau

Guebuza calls for infrastructure investment in Africa

09/04/2014

APA

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza says investment in transport, communications and energy infrastructures is not just a business opportunity but is a crucial ingredient for peace and security in Africa, APA learns here...

Catégories: Energie, Transport, Eau, TIC

Énergie : "L'Afrique vit un apartheid"

08/04/2014

Le Point.fr

Ces mots sont du président de la Banque mondiale. Pour Jim Yong Kim, les Africains sont "privés de l'accès généralisé à l'électricité dont jouissent les pays du Nord".

"Aujourd'hui, la consommati on...

Catégories: Energie

AFDB Plans $200 Million Boost to Nigeria’s Power Risk Guarantees

08/04/2014

Bloomberg

The African Development Bank is in talks with Nigerian officials to boost the value of its partial-risk guarantee for power industry investments by $200 million this year.

An agreement would see the amount from which...

Catégories: Energie

Botswana suffers outages

04/04/2014

Financial Mail

ESKOM is trying to bring Kusile and Medupi - its two 4800MW power stat ions that are under construction - on stream in SA at the same time as the Botswana Power Corp (BPC) tries to commission its Morupule B...

Catégories: Energie

As It's Light Out in the West, Africa Needs Help to Switch On

03/04/2014

The Huffington Post

On Saturday, 29th of March, many westerners switched off their lights to celebrate Earth Hour. The Big Ben, Times Square in New York and the Kremlin in Moscow were just a few of the iconic landmarks that...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB to finance water, energy and SME projects in Egypt

03/04/2014

MSME News

African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it will finance projects in the water, irrigation, energy and small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) sectors in Egypt. The bank also expressed its readiness to continue to...

Catégories: Eau, Energie

The trillion-dollar gap. How to get more of the world’s savings to pay for new roads, airports and electricity

31/03/2014

The Economist

If you have been to New York’s La Guardia airport recently, taken a train during London’s rush hour, tried to drive in Lagos or endured one of India’s ubiquitous power cuts, you will have first-hand knowledge of...

Catégories: Energie, Transport, TIC, Eau

Nigeria Requires $7.7bn To Improve Power Supply - TCN

27/03/2014

Ventures

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), a business unit under the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), says it would need $7.7 billion to improve power infrastructure in the next five years.

Mack Kast, TCN's...

Catégories: Energie

$870m financing agreements signed for biggest clean energy project in Africa

27/03/2014

BiztechAfrica

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (http://ltwp.co.ke) meant to add an existing 300MW of reliable, low cost wind energy to the national grid of Kenya reached a critical milestone following the signing of the...

Catégories: Energie

Besoins énergétiques : l´Afrique sur la bonne route ?

25/03/2014

L'Energie d'Avancer

L´économie africaine a longtemps suivi le sentier de la dépendance. Tracé par les anciennes puissances coloniales et maintenu par le jeu des instances internationales, le continent dispose aujourd´hui des...

Catégories: Energie

Green energy for Africa

25/03/2014

Environmental Research Web

The International Renewable Energy Agency says that Africa has the potential and the ability to utilise its renewable resources to fuel the majority of its future growth with renewable energy. It adds...

Catégories: Energie

Africa's Biggest Wind Power Project Secures $870m Financing

25/03/2014

Ventures

Kenya's Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, which is meant to add an existing 300MW of reliable, low cost wind energy to the country's national grid has reached a critical milestone, following the signing of over $870...

Catégories: Energie

Africa: International Nuclear Security - Why Africa Must Make Its Voice Heard

25/03/2014

Institute of Security Studies

Of the 53 countries invited to participate in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit that is taking place in The Hague today and tomorrow, six are from Africa.

This is a sure sign that Africa's role in...

Catégories: Energie

China competes to boost energy investment in SA

25/03/2014

Green Business Guide

South Africa's government is considering a draft agreement under which China would build new nuclear power plants in the country and invest in expanding the renewables sector 18 Mar 2014
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South African...

Catégories: Energie

Lagos Targets 15,000 MW Energy Generation By 2020

22/03/2014

Ventures

Lagos, Nigeria´s commercial capital, has disclosed plans to increase energy output to 15,000 megawatts (MW), from a current 1000MW, by 2020.

According to Ben Akabueze, the state´s Commissioner for Economic Planning and...

Catégories: Energie

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