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Growing global thirst for energy threatens water supplies

21/03/2014

Guardian.co.uk by Claire Provost

Soaring energy demands will pile pressure on already strained water resources, warns the UN on eve of world water day.

Growing demand for energy will put increasing pressure on the world's...

Catégories: Energie, Eau

SEFA, partners launch clean energy competition

21/03/2014

BiztechAfrica

Together with partners, the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is co-organizing the Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFRICEF-3) Business Plan Competition. The aim of the competition is to identify...

Catégories: Energie

Ethiopia Sees Output at Africa´s Biggest Power Plant by 2015

20/03/2014

Bloomberg by William Davison

Ethiopia will begin generating electricity within 18 months from what will be Africa´s largest power plant, the government said.

The sale of 7.1 billion birr ($367 million) of bonds over the past...

Catégories: Energie

World Water Day 2014: AfDB and the water-energy nexus

20/03/2014

ReliefWeb

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires util ization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources.

Global...

Catégories: Energie, Eau

Coal, gas or nuclear? Power-hungry South Africa must decide now

17/03/2014

Reuters by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo

On paper, South Africa's long-term energy plans look solid, with coal, nuclear, gas and renewables all viable options.

But none are likely to prevent potentially crippling future power crunches...

Catégories: Energie

African renewable energy fund targets $200m

14/03/2014

Reuters

The Africa Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) which aims to invest in projects in sub-Saharan Africa has raised $100 million and expects to double that this year, lead investor African Development Bank (AfDB) said on...

Catégories: Energie

Egypt signs power plant electrical operations contracts in Egypt

13/03/2014

Egypt Commercial News

The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity has signed three contracts for electrical operations in the 650MW steam cycle thermal power plant being cosntructed in Suez city, 150km east of Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptian...

Catégories: Energie

La Banque mondiale suspend le financement d'un barrage hydroélectrique au Cameroun

11/03/2014

APANEWS

La Banque mondiale (BM) a décidé de geler ses financements, de lordre de 66 milliards FCFA, destinés au projet de construction dun barrage hydroélectrique dans la localité camerounaise de Lom Pangar (Est), pour protester...

Catégories: Energie

Uganda: Donors pledge Shs968b for power lines

11/03/2014

Daily Monitor

The African Development Bank (ADB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have both committed Shs350.5 billion towards the construction of the Bujagali interconnection lines, a switch yard and...

Catégories: Energie

Nigeria: The Risks and Benefits of "Cheap" Financing for the Electricity Industry

11/03/2014

This DayNigeria& acute;s appetite for improved electricity supply is driving her demand for cheap private financing from various sources across the globe. Chineme Okafor examines the implications of government´s choice of...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB Kicks-off a Training Workshop on Energy Access Survey in Sudan

31/01/2014

Sudan Vision

Training on Energy Access Survey in Sudan financed by the African Development Bank kicked off on 26 January 2014 at the National Energy Research Centre (NERC).

The workshop is part of a capacity building project...

Catégories: Energie

Kenya: AfDB offers grant for power deals

30/01/2014

Businees Daily

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will provide a €1 million (Sh117.2 million) grant to help governments design power purchase agreements and reduce disputes with investors in renewable energy.

The grants of...

Catégories: Energie

Kenya signs AfDB Sh18bn road, dam loan

28/01/2014

Business & Tech (Kenya)

The National Treasury on Monday signed loan and protocol grants agreements with the African Development Bank (AfDB) amounting to Sh18.6billion for the Thwake multi-purpose dam and Outer Ring road...

Catégories: Energie

Djibouti eyes energy reliance with geothermal plants

28/01/2014

Reuters

The small African nation of Djibouti will invest $31 million in geothermal power plants to cut reliance on imported electricity from neighbouring Ethiopia, officials said.

Th e country in the Horn of Africa has a...

Catégories: Energie

U.S. pushes for outside oversight of World Bank, opposes push toward 'big hydro'

28/01/2014

The Washington Post

The United States is demanding stricter oversight of World Bank projects amid concern that the bank has slipped in how closely it guards against violence, forced resettlement and other conflict associated...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, Energie

Expanding Access to Energy Will Strengthen Africa's Human Capacity and Economic Growth

27/01/2014

The Huffington Post

Each and every day throughout sub-Saharan Africa, some 600 million people - or two-thirds of the region's population - are still living without access to electricity and other modern energy services. In rural...

Catégories: Energie

The Inga 3 Hydropower Project

27/01/2014

International Rivers

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with the support of the World Bank proposes to develop the Inga 3 project, which includes a dam and a 4,500MW hydroelectric plant at Inga Falls on the mighty Congo...

Catégories: Energie

South Africa: Energy experts explore the opportunities for the industry in 2014

27/01/2014

25Degrees.net

The year 2014 is expected to be an important year in the energy industry in South Africa. The first generation activity at Medupi is expected, clearer guidance on nuclear and shale gas is expected, the renewable...

Catégories: Energie

Zimbabwe: 57 millions de dollars de la BAD pour l'eau et l'électricité

27/01/2014

Agence Ecofin

La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a annoncé, le 22 janvier, l'octroi d'un prêt de 57 millions de dollars au Zimbabwe pour la modernisation du réseau électrique et des d'infrastructures d'approvisionnement...

Catégories: Energie

Nigeria: FG to upgrade power transmission network with $1.5bn

21/01/2014

The Punch 20/01/2014  



The Federal Government on Sunday said that $1.5bn (N240bn) had been mobilised from various sources for the upgrade of power transmission network in 2014 and beyond.
 


The government also...

Catégories: Energie

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