New revisions to power sector regulations could lead to upsurge in corporate PPAs
The South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe recently announced that Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) was currently being revised. The revisions will accommodate “self-generation and facilitate municipal generation options”. While all … Read More
Egypt and Sudan will to begin the project to link both national grids.
The project which is expected to operate at a total capacity of 50MW and further rise to a total capacity of 240MW by the end of this year.
Sudan has offered USD20 million of the USD31.74 million … Read More
Zambia’s President Lungu informed his Minister of Energy to start process of importing electricity after ZECO announced rationing power.
President Edgar Lungu of Zambia has informed the Minister of energy to start the process of importing electricity. This directive follows after the country was hit with a major electricity problem.… Read More
Parliament pass loan bill for electricity expansion in Malawi.
Malawi parliament has passed a loan bill that will enable them borrow fund for the nation electricity expansion. The bill for the loan which is worth US$150m will aim to increase access to electricity in Malawi.
According to Minister of Finance … Read More
Minister Advocate Fortune Chasi announced negotiation deal with Mozambique for electricity generation.
Zimbabwe is negotiating a deal with Mozambique for electricity generation in the country. The 400 MW deal will enable the country prevent more power shortage which they are facing at the moment. This was according to Energy and … Read More
Will this new deal help solve the nation’s problem or is this another project that will look amazing but end up being a waste of time?
Electricity is an unavoidable prerequisite to any nation’s development. These is due to its role in the socio-economic and technological development of every … Read More
Intro Energy to launch electricity projects using net metering system in Egypt.
Intro Energy is set to launch projects that will help produce electricity from renewable resources in Egypt. The project will be to implement a solar energy plant with a capacity of 20MW in Sharm El-Sheikh. This will also … Read More
Quantel announced plans to pump 50mw under the Bwengu Solar Park Project for Malawi electricity grid
Quantel Renewable Energy is making plans to pump 50mw into Malawi electricity grid. This project was announced during the signing of 14 power purchase agreement (PPA) deal that involves different energy company.
Quantel CEO … Read More
Kenya Power spends Sh5.5 billion on installation of electricity due to vandalism.
Kenya Power has announced that the constant vandalism of electrical materials is affecting them. This has result in the distribution company spending Sh5.5 billion in installation of street lights in Nairobi alone.
The distribution company has make sure … Read More
Seplat teams up with NNPC to improve gas production in Nigeria.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company recently announced that it is partnering with Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); to raise US$700 million for a gas development project.
The US$700 million is for a joint gas project in Imo state; which will … Read More
Nigerian Govt to request USD 200 million loan for rural electrification project.
The Nigerian government approves a request to obtain a USD 150 million loan from African Development Bank (AfDB). More so, the loan will feature an additional USD 50 million fund from the Africa Grow Together Fund – a … Read More
PEG Africa raises US$25 million Series C funding to boosts its off-grid solar expansion in West Africa
A solar company PEG Africa, who provides pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar services in West Africa; have raised a US$25 million Series C funding. This have now taken its funding total to US$50 million.
PEG … Read More
President Kaguta Museveni will later today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam
Uganda Government will today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam project. The 183MW Isimba Hydropower Dam will help address the shortage of power and also increase the nation capacity to 1000MW.
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Egypt increase gas supply to Jordan for electricity generation to 350m cubic feet per day.
Egypt has increased its gas supply to Jordan to help generate more electricity. The daily supply to Jordan have been increased from the normal 100 m cubic feet per day to 350 m cubic feet … Read More
Ashaka Cement Company, a subsidiary of Lafarge Africa Plc will soon launch a 16-megawatt power plant in Nigeria. The power plant will help add more megawatts to the national grid.
According to the Managing Director of Ashaka Cement, Rabiu Abdullah Umar, the plant which costs about 11 million naira; will … Read More
Rwanda signs deal to extract methane gas from Lake Kivu
The Rwanda government have signed a US$400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy Ltd to extract, process, compress and also bottle methane gas from Lake Kivu. The signing of the seven years deal took place on Friday 1st February 2019 but … Read More
Uganda gets US$212 million from Chinese government for Rural Electrification Programme.
The Chinese government have given a US$212 million loan to Uganda to help support its rural electrification programme. Uganda plans to increase its rural electrification access rate to 51 per cent by 2030. Under the rural electrification programme it … Read More
Kenya Power will see its funding for the Last Mile Connectivity Project doubled by African Development Bank (AfDB).
AfDB gives Kenya US $30m for the first phase and second phase one of the Last Mile project money. The funds will cover 600,000 Kenyan households connected to electricity with 314,000 targeted … Read More
Hundreds of homes in Namibia are going to get electricity connection.
The long wait by prospective applicants on council’s waiting to secure electricity is slowly being shortened as the electrification of about 322 even, which was the stumbling block to award plots to the people in Omuthiya, is envisaged to … Read More
POWER TO POWER SUMMIT 2018: INNOVATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Details of the Power to Power Summit 2018 is as follows:
Date: 5th and 6th July, 2018
Venue: Hotel Presidential Port-Harcourt
Time: 10 a.m daily
The need for organizing this Power to Power Summit is to address the issues affecting energy/power … Read More