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Innovative Floating LNG Regasification Plant in Ghana gets Funding
Development set to reduce heavy fuel oil use, improve gas supply security, cut energy generation costs and significantly cut Co2 and sulphur dioxide emissions.
Solar Power Plant
South Africa: 75MW Waterloo Solar Begins Commercial Operations
Waterloo Solar in the North West Province has commenced commercial operations, becoming the latest utility-scale solar PV project in South Africa.
AfDB Approves $120m for Hydropower Project in Tanzania
The African Development Bank has approved $120million in funding to construct the 50MW Malagarasi Hydropower project in western Tanzania.
ACOB Set to Commission Hhybrid Solar Mini-Grid in Olooji, Nigeria
The ceremony is set to take place on November0 26 and is open to the general public.
Wind Power Project
Siemens Gamesa Adds 250MW of Wind Energy to South Africa’s Grid
Siemens Gamesa has officially started production of Mainstream Renewable Power’s 110MW Perdekraal East and 140MW Kangnas wind farms in South Africa, supporting additional green power supply into the country’s national grid.
Mozambique’s Ambitious Northern Gas Plans Head South
Natural gas was supposed to help industrialise the northern provinces, but after a string of project cancellations it will be transported to the more prosperous south
Solar Power Plant
Another 100 MW of Solar Under Development in Chad
Two 50 MW solar parks are planned to be built near N’Djamena, the country’s capital.
The OPEC Producer Looking To Sell A Stake In Its Oil Company
OPEC producer Angola plans to raise much-needed cash via selling a stake in its state oil firm Sonangol by early 2022 as the crash in oil prices—and the pandemic—severely weakened the country’s finances.
Efacec Installs Three New Substations in Rwanda
Portuguese energy solutions provider Efacec has successfully installed three high voltage substations in Rwanda.
Marginal Oilfields Output Dips to 1.52mb
Marginal oil fields in Nigeria produced 1.52 million barrels of crude oil and condensates in August 2020, accounting for 2.97 per cent of Nigeria’s total oil and condensates production of 51.147 million barrels in August 2020.
Rooftop PV System
DRC: EIF OGEF Lends $4m to Bboxx for Electrification Via Solar Home Systems
UK company Bboxx obtains a $4 million loan from the Off-Grid Energy Access Fund of the Energy Inclusion Facility.
Nuclear Power Plant
NERSA Takes Action on New Nuclear Power Procurement
In a consultation paper gazetted on Monday, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa outlined government plans to add 2,500MW of nuclear power to South Africa’s electricity mix by 2030.
Ghana’s President Commissions Nation’s First Micro-Hydro Power Station
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 21st November 2020, commissioned Ghana’s first micro power generating station, located at Tsatsadu, Alavanyo, in the Hohoe constituency of the Volta Region.
Geothermal Power Plant
ETHIOPIA: 7 Companies in the Running for Drilling on the Corbetti Geothermal Site
Corbetti Geothermal PLC announces the results of the first round of the call for tenders for the drilling of boreholes for its geothermal project in the Oromia region of Ethiopia.
Oil & Gas Trade
Algerian Gas Exports to Drop by 4.7%, Energy Minister Says
Oil and gas revenues amounted to $33 billion in 2019 and is forecast to be $23 billion this year.
Proposed $16B Project Combines World’s Largest PV Farm, Largest Battery, Longest Undersea HVDC Cable
How Biden’s Win Affects Commodities Hit by Trade Wars, Tariffs
RES Divests Two Wind Farms to Octopus Renewables in France
China: PetroChina Low Carbon Investment
EU Bank Acquires 25% Stake in Romanian Gas Company
Shell Acquires Full Control of Chinese Gas Station Joint Venture