Thursday, September 14, 2017

Ethiopia Inks Energy Compact with UK to Accelerate its Off-Grid Solar...

Ethiopia and the United Kingdom have signed an Energy Compact to support the acceleration of the off-grid solar market in Ethiopia by creating business...

REDAVIA Commissions Tanzania’s Largest Solar Farm

Global market leader of cost-effective rental solar power, Redavia, has launched operations in its eight-container solar farm at Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in...

World Bank Approves $150m for Renewable Energy Projects in Northeastern Counties

The World Bank today approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $150 million to enable marginalized communities in Kenya to access modern energy...

Unpacking Renewable Energy in Africa

By Johan Burger - The African Development Bank (AfDB) president, Akinwumi Adesina, describes energy as “the lifeblood of any society and the passport to economic transformation”. As...

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Plug Uganda’s Deficit in Infrastructure Finance

Public–private partnerships possess the potential to help Uganda raise the money it needs to fund investment in its infrastructure. The ninth edition of the...

Tanzania Wins $21.7 million from Climate Investment Funds to advance geothermal...

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has approved US $21.7 million for the United Republic of Tanzania to finance its Geothermal Energy Development Project. The project...

Cameroon: AfDB President lays foundation stone of Lom Pangar Dam power...

On Sunday 17 July 2017, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar...

Ghana, Russia sign MoU to Develop Rail Project

Ghana’s government, through the Ministry of Railway, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russian railway company, Geo Services, for the construction of...