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Is Vertical Integration Good or Bad for Off-Grid Energy Access? Let’s Get Specific 17 January 2020

Pay as you go (PAYG) off-grid energy access business models are often vertically integrated, in that they include elements of manufacturing, distribution, consumer financing, payment collection and af...

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Ghana signs US $250m power infrastructure upgrade deal 17 January 2020

Ghana through the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) under the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) initiative has signed a US $250m Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to extend Ghana’s power ...

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Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project in Rwanda receives US $8.9m grant from AfDB 17 January 2020

Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project in Rwanda has received US $8.9m grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB), drawn from the European Union’s Africa Investment Platform (EU-AIP) to support the implem...

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Ramaphosa proclaims 'new era' of self-generation as power shortages deepen ‘economic crisis’ 17 January 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has committed to ensuring that the current “uncertainties and inconsistencies” inhibiting businesses and households from building and financing new power generation capac...

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Why Solar Energy’s Prospects Look Bright For 2020 17 January 2020

As the long-term transition towards renewable energy continues apace, we see a sunny outlook this year for solar energy companies, as well as onshore wind and energy storage. Link to article...

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AfDB’s new EIF gets $59 million for off-grid providers 17 January 2020

The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund of the Energy Inclusion Facility (OGEF EIF) has recently raised $59 million to finance off-grid suppliers in Africa. Link to article...

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Quadran gets notice of intended award for 5-MW Seychelles floating solar project 17 January 2020

French renewable energy company Quadran International last week said it has received the notice of intended award for a 5-MW floating solar power facility from the government of the Seychelles. Link t...

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Climate crisis fills top five places of World Economic Forum’s risks report 17 January 2020

A year of extreme weather events and mounting evidence of global heating have catapulted the climate emergency to the top of the list of issues worrying the world’s elite. Link to article...

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Efacec awarded EPC contract for 41MWp plant in Mozambique 17 January 2020

Efacec was selected for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), and operations and maintenance (O&M) of a 41MWp solar plant located in Metoro, north of Mozambique. Link to article...

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UK pledges new aid to help build green cities across Africa 17 January 2020

The United Kingdom has pledged new aid towards building green cities across Africa with quality infrastructure to help the continent reach its economic potential. Link to article...

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Conferences & Events

Power Week Africa ∙ Johannesburg ∙ 9-13 September 2019


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World Energy Council ∙ Abu Dhabi ∙ 9-12 September 2019


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Future Energy East Africa ∙ Nairobi, Kenya ∙ 17-18 September 2019


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5th Annual Southern Africa Power Summit ∙ Cape Town ∙ 29-31 October 2019


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Middle East & North Africa Energy, 27-28 Jan, London


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Solar Business Expo Addis Ababa, 12 Feb 2020


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The Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Exp 18-20 Feb 2020, Nairobi


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3rd Power & Energy Africa, 24-26 Feb 2020, Addis Ababa


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9th Solaire Expo 25-27 Feb 2020, Morocco


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Africa Energy Indaba, 2-4 Mar 2020, CTICC, CPT


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West Africa Power Summit, 24-26 Mar 2020, Dakar


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Africa Energy Forum Off Grid, 27-29 Mar 2020, Ethiopia


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Power & Electricity World, 31 Mar-1 Apr 2020, Sandton


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The Solar Show Africa, 31 Mar-1 Apr 2020, Sandton


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The Solar & Wind Show MENA, 13-14 Apr 2020, Cairo


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AFSIC Investing in Africa, 5-7 May 2020, London


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Powergen Africa, 12-14 May 2020, Cape Town


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Sustainable Energy for All Forum, 26-28 May 2020, Kigali, Rwanda


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7th Solar Africa, 3-5 Jun 2020, Kenya


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3rd North Africa Ren.Energy 4-5 Jun 2020 Morocco


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Africa Energy Forum, 30 Jun-3 Jul 2020, Barcelona


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

28 February 2019
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