Actualités sur les infrastructures

Addis: Ouverture d'une conférence sur les ressources en énergie renouvelable

05/12/2013

Xinhua

Une conférence mondiale sur l'accès rural aux énergies renouvelables s'est ouverte mercredi à Addis Abeba en Éthiopie, avec pour principal sujet les ressources en énergies renouvelables en Afrique.

Organisée par le...

Catégories: Energie

Funding approved for African hydropower project

04/12/2013

International Construction

Africa's Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project has been awarded a US$ 97.3 million loan from the African Development Bank Group's (AfDB) African Development Fund (ADF) and the Nigeria...

Catégories: Energie

Liberia: The U.S.$203 Milion Rural Electrification Project

04/12/2013

The New Dawn (Monrovia)



A US$203m loan agreement to electrify 28 localities in Liberia, through the construction of four sub-power stations along the first corridors of the country's growth triangle- the Nimba, Bassa to...

Catégories: Energie

Energy in South Africa: Fear of the dark

04/12/2013

The Economist

TELEVISION viewers in South Africa have become used to advertisements asking them to be frugal with electricity during the peak evening hours.

In one commercial a swimming-pool pump in human form is kicked out of...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB to power Rwanda, TZ and Burundi

04/12/2013

Ghana News

The African Development Bank's (AfDB) work in clean energy financing received some welcome recognition last week from Asian Development Bank President (ADB) Takehiko Nakao.



The ADB President commended the African...

Catégories: Energie

After lost decades, hopes rise for Congo dam to power Africa


28/11/2013

Reuters

Deep in the bowels of the giant Inga hydroelectric dam that straddles the mighty Congo river stands a fading map named "The motorways of electric power from Inga".
 
From a dot in western Democratic...

Catégories: Energie

Too Much Public Funding is Going into Coal Projects in Key Countries: Preliminary Findings Show

27/11/2013

The Huffington Post

Since 2007, over $59 billion of public financing has supported coal projects through funding from development banks and international financial institutions in key countries. For these countries, the Japanese...

Catégories: Energie

POWER-GEN Africa's big plans for 2014 conferences

27/11/2013

African Business Review

With more than 2,100 attending last year's inaugural POWER-GEN Africa 2012, organisers expect 2014 to be a big one for energy conferencing in Africa.

POWER-GEN Africa and the inaugural DistribuTECH...

Catégories: Energie

A quelle énergie africaine les USA s'intéressent-ils?

27/11/2013

Libération

Jocelyne Sambira, d'Africa Renewal écrivait dans un article 12 novembre 2013 que dans cinq ans l'Afrique pourrait connaître des améliorations significatives en matière d'énergie, grâce à la récente initiative...

Catégories: Energie

Nigeria sees strong growth but oil account fears rise

21/11/2013

Financial Times

Nigeria´s economy expanded at the fastest rate this year in the third quarter, but the country´s fiscal situation has deteriorated with the further depletion of the rainy day oil savings account.
 


Gross...

Catégories: Energie

Eskom Declares South Africa Emergency on Power-Cut Risks

21/11/2013

Bloomberg

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., which generates 95 percent of South Africa´s electricity, declared an emergency after it lost generati ng units, instructing metal producers to cut use and raising the risk of power cuts in...

Catégories: Energie

Barrages hydroélectriques : imbroglio contractuel avec Coder Gabon

21/11/2013

Gabon Review

700 milliards de francs CFA ! Telle serait la somme que l´Etat gabonais sera amené à payer en cas de résiliation officielle du contrat avec la société CODER Gabon. Pourtant, malgré le refus du Président de la...

Catégories: Energie

Africa: Coal Industry Must Diversify to Avert Worst Impacts of Climate Change - UN Official

21/11/2013

UN News Service



The coal industry must radically transform and diversify to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, a senior United Nations official said today at a meeting in Poland, stressing that companies must assess...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB Raises $1.7bn For Green Energy Investments

21/11/2013

Ventures Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) mobilized $1.7 billion of climate mitigation finance in 2012, more than any other development institution on the continent, to fund a $2.2 billion climate-focused investment...

Catégories: Energie

COP19: Balgis Osman-Elasha on the African Development Bank Group's climate change framework

20/11/2013

RTCC

Balgis Osman-Elasha, Climate Change Specialist, African Development Bank Group talks about developing a framework to monitor and evaluate the progress of the African Development Bank Group's climate change action...

Catégories: Energie

Kenya: AfDB Okays Sh7 Billon Loan for Water Project

11/11/2013

The Star

Along queue of jerrycans at a kiosk run by Kimwasco during a past water shortage in Kitui. Photo/FileThe African Development Bank has approved a Sh7.83 billion loan for a water project covering Kitui and Makueni...

Catégories: Energie

Afrique: la production de gaz pourrait doubler en 20 ans

11/11/2013

AFP

La production de gaz naturel en Afrique pourrait doubler en 20 ans, ce qui constitue un important accélérateur de croissance pour le continent, a-t-on appris mercredi auprès de l'Union internationa le de l'industrie du gaz...

Catégories: Energie

A peine 20% des Ouest-africains ont accès à l'électricité

07/11/2013

A peine 20% des Ouest-africains ont accès à l'électricité, malgré les considérables ressources en énergie du continent, a-t-on appris mardi à Abidjan.

L'Afrique de l'ouest, avec une population de 300 millions d'habitants, soit...

Catégories: Energie

Renewable energy offers Africa chance to see the light

30/10/2013

Source: Business Day by Ntlai Mosiah

AFRICA has tremendous potential to utilise renewable energy sources as it seeks to address an electricity shortage that has left more than half of the continent´s billion people without...

Catégories: Energie

How solar power is lighting up business in rural East Africa

30/10/2013

Source: The Christian Science Monitor by Tom Murphy

The rural town of Oldonyo-Sambu in Tanzania does not have electric power. But with outside help and a self-run local energy center, that is changing a bit.

It takes only an...

Catégories: Energie

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