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Overview on GE Energy Connections and its Strategy for Sub-Sahara Africa

General Electric has been a prominent player in the energy space for 120 years with which about  100 years has been in Africa as to where it has managed to … Read More

AFD, EU Set Up €24 million to develop Renewable Energy in Africa

AFD Group – in partnership with the European Union – have unveiled the “African Renewable Energy Scale-Up facility”, designed to boost private sector investment in on-grid and off-grid renewable energy … Read More

KenGen Awards Mitsubishi Corporation Contract to Construct Olkaria V Geothermal Plant

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), together with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) and H Young & Co. (E.A.) Ltd. (HY), has been awarded a full turnkey contract by Kenya Electricity Generating … Read More

Power Africa Partner Gigawatt Global Advances 1,000 MW Program Solar Field Program in Burundi

Amid the lush and rolling hills of Mubuga, 100 km outside the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, 2,500 people came yesterday to celebrate the festive ground-breaking for a 7.5 MW solar … Read More

East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant Starts Operations

Made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable electricity to 40,000 homes, schools and … Read More

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

USD 50 million available for scalable, replicable and transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have … Read More

Scatec Solar, Norfund sign Power Purchase Agreement for Mozambique’s first large scale Solar Plant

Scatec Solar  and Norfund  have signed the Power Purchase Agreement securing  the sale of solar power over a 25 year period to the state owned utility Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM). … Read More

IPP’s At Menengai Geothermal Project Warned Not To Cause Delays

The Ministry of Energy & Petroleum has given the Menengai Geothermal Project a clean bill of health having confirmed the existence of sufficient steam to feed the proposed 105MW power … Read More