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Africa Energy Portal to inspire engagement among stakeholders 16 November 2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently launched the Africa Energy Portal (AEP) to address a lack of information in the sector, by providing a one-stop-shop for accurate, reliable, relevant, and...

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Senegal: two solar PV plants achieve 25-year PPA 16 November 2018

Global energy and services company ENGIE, alongside its investment partner Meridiam consortium and Fonsis, the Senegalese Sovereign Fund, signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Senelec, the Se...

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Why Lake Turkana Wind Power is a transformational project for Kenya and East Africa 16 November 2018

Lake Turkana Wind Power’s (LTWP) decade-old journey, from humble origins to Africa’s largest wind farm and Kenya’s single largest private sector investment, has encountered many obstacles. Read ...

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Partners in Colorado and Rwanda Join Forces to Realize Rural Electrification 16 November 2018

Researchers at the University of Rwanda and Colorado State University’s (CSU) Energy Institute have joined forces to create microgrids that will provide energy access to rural, off-grid communities ...

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Largest Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant Commissioned in the Seychelles 16 November 2018

The ground mounted solar PV plant which is located next to the island’s airstrip, boasts a 750 kWp plant capacity, and 1 500 kWh battery storage capacity. Owned by the IDC and Mettle Solar Investme...

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Energy industry steadily embracing digitalisation, 4IR 16 November 2018

Internet traffic data has grown from 2 TB in 1987 to 1.1 zettabytes, or 1.1 ZB, in 2017, meaning digitalisation is already upon us, and not a distant dream, said national Cleaner Production Centre ind...

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Energy efficiency important in mitigating climate change 16 November 2018

South Africa is warming up, with a current estimated 4 ˚C to 6 ˚C increase in national temperature expected by 2050, compared with the global threat of a 4.5 ˚C temperature increase by 2100, Depart...

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Flexibility to take on ‘unprecedented importance’ as renewables rise 16 November 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says that higher shares of variable renewable energy in electricity systems will require a “step change” in the requirement for flexibility, which is the capa...

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AfDB, W-African Power Pool and Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Program experts address Future Energy Nigeria opening day 16 November 2018

The West African Power Pool (WAPP) Secretary General Siengui Apollinaire KI, and the African Development Bank (AfDB) Country Director for Nigeria, Ebrima Faal, are heading up a leading list of experts...

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Small thermal plants hold promise for regions without grid electricity 02 November 2018

In a press release last month, Dalgliesh stated that the lack of a secure baseload energy supply in certain areas could be a key inhibitor of local or regional investment and economic development – ...

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Conferences & Events

Africa Investment Forum (AIF) 7-9 November 2018

| 24 October 2018
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The Africa Climate Resilience Investment Summit- 5-7 March 2019

| 24 October 2018
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Africa New Energy 2018- 26-27 November

| 05 September 2018
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Africa’s Energy Future Conference- 20-21 February 2019

| 05 September 2018
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The Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power and Renewables Executive Briefing

| 10 May 2018
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11th Energy Storage World Forum- 16-18 May 2018

| 19 April 2018
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Annual Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference- 22nd-24th April

https://www.avca-africa.org/ | 10 April 2018
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Making Solar Bankable- Amsterdam, Netherlands

| 05 February 2018
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Africa Energy Forum- 19th -22nd June 2018

| 29 January 2018
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3rd Mozambique Renewable Energy & Power infrastructure Investor Conference – Maputo Mozambique

| 23 January 2018
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East Africa Energy Infrastructure Summit

| 22 January 2018
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The Solar Future- Nigeria

| 19 January 2018
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Africa Energy Indaba

| 15 January 2018
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Powering Africa Summit

www.poweringafrica-summit.com | 11 January 2018
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Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Conference

| 08 December 2017
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The 15th Annual AVCA Conference

| 08 December 2017
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SAVCA 2018 Private Equity in Southern Africa Conference

| 08 December 2017
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SuperReturn International 2018 Berlin

| 08 December 2017
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The SAVCA 2017 Private Equity in Southern Africa Conference

| 23 January 2017
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Growing Economies Project Finance Forum – Cape Town

| 23 January 2017
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