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Eskom Confirms Unit 1 Reactor Trip at Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant
South African power utility Eskom confirmed that Koeberg Unit 1 Reactor tripped at 16:30 on Monday, 30 August 2021
Shell Takes Operatorship in Blocks off South Africa
Impact Oil & Gas entered into the agreement with Shell for the farm-out of the South African exploration right back in November 2020.
Ghana Expects to Begin Nuclear Generation in 2030
Dr Stephen Yamoah, Executive Director of Nuclear Power Ghana, said on 26 August that Ghana expected to start the production of nuclear energy by 2030.
Energy Storage System
EGYPT: China’s Sungrow to Store Solar Energy for Sukari Mine
Chinese company Sungrow Power Supply has been selected by juwi Renewable Energies, the subsidiary of independent power producer (IPP) juwi AG, for a project in Egypt.
Wesley-Ciskei Wind Farm in Eastern Cape Now Connected to the Grid
EDF Renewables says their 34.5MW Wesley-Ciskei Wind Farm near Hamburg in the Eastern Cape has reached commercial operations and is now supplying electricity to the national grid.
Nuclear Power Plant
Energy Dept Hails Nersa's Concurrence with Nuclear Build Programme
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy hailed the National Energy Regulator of South Africa's concurrence of Minister Gwede Mantashe's determinations for 2500WM of nuclear energy generation capacity.
Libyan Firm Stops Oil Production On Lack Of Funds
The Arabian Gulf Oil Company, a subsidiary of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), has suspended oil production for lack of money
Namibia and Germany to form Hydrogen Partnership
Germany and Namibia have signed a Joint Communique of Intent in Windhoek and Berlin to establish a partnership in the field of green hydrogen technology.
First Turbine at First Wind Farm in Djibouti Assembled
As a first for Djibouti, energy demand could increase tenfold over the next ten years through new power plants.
Niger Government Expresses Support for Uranium Project
The company plans to bring the project into full production by the end of 2024.
Egypt and Libya Interconnection Signals Great Things to Come
The Egyptian government is exploring interconnection projects between Egypt and Libya as well as with Europe.
South Africa Aims to Bring Pilot Carbon Capture Project Online in 2023
Releasing around 470 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, South Africa is the continent's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, and coal provides the bulk of its electricity
Siemens Energy Supports Egypt to Develop Green Hydrogen Industry
Siemens Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company to jointly develop hydrogen-based industry in Egypt with export capability.
Oil & Gas Trade
Uganda Suspends NGOs Opposing Oil Projects
Uganda says the suspended organizations have been meddling with local politics.
Energy Storage Project
EGYPT: Azelio to Install 20 Energy Storage Units for Green Agriculture
Azelio will install 20 units for the storage of electricity produced from solar photovoltaic systems in Egypt.
Belgium’s Parkwind Secures Funding for German Floating Wind Farm
World Bank Approves Loan for Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
Octopus to Acquire 181MW Oz Project from RES
UAE and South Korea in Talks to Deepen Trade Ties
National Grid Acquisition of PPL WPD Investments Approved by CMA
Abu Dhabi’s Taqa Looks to Sell UK, Dutch Oil and Gas Assets