ICA News - Categories: Energy

Atlas of Africa Energy Resources presented to African power utilities

21/07/2017

The Atlas of Africa Energy Resources was presented to the members of the Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA) at their 19th Congress, which took place in Livingston, Zambia, last week.

Categories: Energy, General News, ICA Meetings

ICA presents Africa power pools report to World Hydropower Congress

16/05/2017

The recent report on the status of Africa’s regional power pools was presented by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa to participants at the recent World Hydropower Congress, held in Addis Ababa.

Categories: Energy, General News, Water

New Atlas shows energy potential of Africa and opportunities for investment to meet Africa’s energy needs

04/05/2017

Energy consumption in Africa is the lowest in the world, and per capita consumption has barely changed since 2000 shows a new Atlas released today by the UN Environment and African Development Bank at the World Economic Forum being held in Durban, South Africa.

Categories: ICA Press Releases, General News, Energy

New report details progress made by power pools in Africa, and challenges ahead

26/04/2017

A new report, Updated Regional Power Status in Africa Power Pools, from the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) has noted the progress made by Africa’s five regional power pools, and highlights the challenges ahead.

Categories: Energy, General News, ICA Products

ICA and ALSF conduct Power Purchase Agreement workshop

31/01/2017

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is conducting a training workshop for the Southern African Power Pool, in collaboration with the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF).

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings

ICA to partner International Hydropower Association at World Hydropower Congress

27/01/2017

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa is to partner with the International Hydropower Association at the World Hydropower Congress, which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9 to 11 May 2017.

Categories: Water, Energy

Africa energy atlas to be launched at World Economic Forum on Africa

20/01/2017

The Atlas of Africa’s Energy Resources will be launched at the World Economic Forum on Africa in May 2017.

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

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