Despite the daily outcry from Nigerians in the country over lack of power supply, Nigeria government still wants to connect another nation to its power grid.
It is not a bad idea helping a nation that is struggling with any infrastructure development but knowing your citizens are suffering of such … Read More
South Africa government is looking at the possibility of adding another power generating source to assist Eskom with the supply of electricity in the nation.
According to President Cyril Ramaphosa monday daily newsletter says government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11.800 megawatts (MW) … Read More
Due to the generation unit decrease in South Africa, Eskom is still using load shedding for its distribution as they continue to battles with power supply constraints.
In a press release by the utility company, Eskom said Stage 1 load shedding got underway at 8am on Monday and will continue … Read More
The price of commodities are rising across Nigeria. In less than 24 hours of Nigeria’s government announcing the increase in ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol), some filling stations are selling the product at between N150 and N162 per litre (from N 138.62 per litre to N 147.67).
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The North Gauteng High Court Acting Judge Anthony has ordered Eskom, south Africa power distributor to restore full maximum electricity supply to several areas in the Free State and Mpumalanga provinces immediately.
Eskom was taking to court by the Applicants, the Vaal River Development Association, which represented communities in Parys … Read More
The constant failure to deliver on it’s promise is one major factor affecting infrastructure development in Africa. Makhabeleni residents has endure so much over the past 6years just because of such failed promise.
Six years and US$5.2m spent so far but still no sign of any electricity infrastructure within the … Read More
Electricity is one of the most important infrastructure needed at the moment as the world continue its fight against the novel virus. Modern health services require electricity everywhere in the world.
Yet today, health clinics and hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa and much of the developing world still remain underserved by … Read More
Transmission is one of three important aspect of electricity generation. That is why we need to understand the materials that are needed before electricity is transmitted.
Transmission line is an important part of power system. The cost and life of transmission line primarily depend on the material used for making … Read More
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