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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Categories: General, Energy
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Following the launch of the Africa Clean Energy Corridor (ACEC) by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in January 2013 to accelerate the adoption of renewable power options for the Eastern and Southern...
Government invests $1.2bn jointly with private companies to build solar power plants across the country.Kenya has identified nine sites to build solar power plants that could provide more than half the country's...
Le démarrage du projet du complexe hydroélectrique de Bururi, dans le sud du Burundi, évalué à 266,67 millions de dollars américains, est prévu pour septembre prochain, a annoncé lundi à Bujumbura M. Côme Manirakiza,...
Categories: Energy, General
International support for geothermal energy in developing countries took a leap forward on October 28, 2013 when the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), a program of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), approved $115 million...
Development fund, the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (Sefa), has approved a $1-million project preparation grant to support construction group Sotravic in the development and installation of a sea water air...
Business in Cameroon
The board of Electricity Development Corporation (EDC), the States body with oversight in energy infrastructure, adopted a balanced budget for 2014 on December 27, 2013 amounting to 80.8 billion FCfa, of...
Stakeholders in the power sector of the economy have said the best way to utilise the $184.2 million African Development Bank loan to achieve effective results is to channel the monies into the Operation Light Up...
Discussions in Group of 20 (G-20) meetings over the last several years have increasingly focused on the need for a huge scale-up in infrastructure investments in developing countries, particularly...
Categories: Transport, Energy
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