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GE to help foster economic development in West Africa 08 April 2019

On Thursday, GE announced that it has signed two deals to build energy systems in Benin and upgrade three substations in Cote d’Ivoire. Read the full article here...

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Solar energy investors may pivot away from high-cost projects 08 April 2019

The 100 megawatt (MW) Kathu Solar Park uses sunlight reflected from 384 000 mirrors on a 4.5km² site to boil water into steam that spins turbines. It is novel for incorporating four and a half hours...

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How mini-grids could be the answer to SA’s energy woes 08 April 2019

Whole communities, towns and rural areas could become energy independent, lifting the load off the national grid. Read the full article here...

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Unlocking the potential of self-generation 08 April 2019

With large scale infrastructure and investments taking years to materialise in the power sector, many countries operate at a level of reduced operational effectiveness. This is particularly true for n...

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InfraCo Africa has signed $2.2 million convertible loan agreements with energy developer Gigawatt Global for the development of the Samburu Solar and Transmara Solar projects in Kenya. 08 April 2019

Each with a capacity of 10MWAC, the sister facilities will generate clean, reliable electricity in some of the poorest counties in the country. Read the full article here...

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Lucas calls Northern Cape Africa’s renewables hub as she inaugurates Kathu Solar Park 08 April 2019

The Kathu Solar Park, in the Northern Cape, was inaugurated by the province’s Premier Sylvia Lucas, on Thursday. The project was commissioned in February. Read the full article here...

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Strong renewable energy capacity growth continues 08 April 2019

The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 GW, according to data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency this week...

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GET FiT Zambia awards 120MW(AC) in a solar PV tender 08 April 2019

GET FiT Zambia announced the award of six solar PV IPP projects, totalling 120MW(AC). The lowest successful bid came in at $3.999c per kWh and the weighted average of all six successful projects is $4...

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Kenya 'on track for 600MW wind boost' 08 April 2019

Kenya is on track to add up to 600MW of new wind capacity over the next six years, as more of its people get access to power for the first time, according to a senior GE executive at the Wind Europe 2...

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DRC: Green mini-grid programme to reduce energy poverty 08 April 2019

The African Development Bank's board has approved a $20 million facility to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to support renewable-based, mini-grid solutions to the off-grid cities of Isiro, Bum...

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Conferences & Events

Annual Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference- 22nd-24th April

28 February 2019
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