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Uganda to Build New $1.5 million Substation
Ugandan utility Umeme has announced plans to build a new 20 MA substation.
Solar Power Plant
TOGO : A Call for Tenders from Arise for a Solar Power Plant (390 MWp) with Storage
The installation will also have a battery storage system.
Egypt’s Sisi Explores National Renewable Energy Projects, Green Hydrogen generation
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday met with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker to discuss the ministry’s renewable energy projects as well as green hydrogen generation.
Angola Kicks Oil Privatization Into Overdrive
Angola is seeking buyers for state insurer ENSA as part of a privatization drive that also includes the partial sale of state oil major Sonangol.
Electricity Connection Between Ethiopia and Djibouti to Expand
The African Development Bank has approved two grants totaling $83.6m to boost cross-border trade in electricity between Ethiopia and Djibouti.
A Wave of Big African Solar is Set to Break
The Africa Solar Industry Association has recorded almost 2 GW of large scale project announcements since the start of last month with 18 countries planning new clean power infrastructure and including energy storage in the plants.
Nigeria: NDPHC Commences Work on 33kV Power Line to Electrify Community
The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has commenced work on a new 15-kilometre 33kV line to restore power supply to a community in Nigeria that has been without electricity for a decade.
Solar Power Plant
Senegal: Food Company Contracts GreenYellow for Solar Plant
French renewable energy group GreenYellow announced the signing of a new contract to build the largest self-consumption solar power plant in Senegal.
Algeria Leads the GECF Research and Development Arm
A Founding Member of the GECF, Algeria’s footprint in the 18-member association is deeply embedded in the history and current direction of the organisation.
Nuclear Power Plant
Nuclear Site Licence Process Ongoing for SA’s Second Power Station
Public hearings will be held on the suitability of Thyspunt in Cape Saint Francis on the East Coast as the site of South Africa’s second nuclear installation.
South Africa Launches Their First Electric Bus in Cape Town
South African bus services company located in Cape Town, Golden Arrow Bus Services, officially launched the first active electric bus in South Africa this week.
Wind Power Project
Kenya’s Kipeto Wind Plant Reaches Commercial Operation
Kenya-based Kipeto Energy has completed construction of the 100 MW Kipeto wind farm, in the Kajiado county, in Kenya.
Sasol, IDC Sign MoC to Develop South Africa’s Green Hydrogen Economy
Sasol and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa have unveiled a new memorandum of cooperation today to develop and shape an enabling environment to advance South Africa’s green hydrogen economy.
The Petroleum Industry Bill and the Quest for a New Nigeria
LAST week, Thursday July 1, the Senate finally passed the long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB.
South African Coal Export Rail Line Partially Reopens
One of the main coal export rail lines to South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal has partially reopened following a 31-car derailment on 3 July, but the other main line remains closed.
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