Friday, November 17, 2017

Kenyans to get cheap solar power

by Sophie Chapman From early 2018 Kenyans may get cheaper solar power from independent solar producers. This will be following an auctioning policy that would cut the...

Renewable energy players meet in Kigali this week

Local and international players in renewable energy will convene in Kigali on Thursday and Friday this week to map out potential opportunities in the...

AfDB issues its first “Light Up and Power Africa” theme Bond

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has issued the first “Light Up and Power Africa” Bond for SEK 733 million (approximately JPY 10 billion) sold...

Bank Group approves second monitoring report on updated Management Action Plan...

The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved on September 6, 2017 the recommendations of the Second Monitoring Report of the...

The growing importance of renewable power in Africa

To fuel economic growth and support its growing population, Africa needs power. Renewable energy technologies and distributed infrastructure are playing an increasingly important role...

AfDB approves $55-million (including $ 7 million from GEF) loan for...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved three senior loans for a total amount of US$ 55 million...

Zambia’s First Wind Power Production Project Gets Grant

Wind power project developer Access Zambia One Limited has been awarded a grant for the feasibility study of a 130 megawatts (MW) wind power...

Diversification of Energy Mix to Assist Nigeria’s Economic Development

Nigeria is one of the most populous emerging markets with rich and diverse natural resources in the world, yet the country still experiences serious...