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Google drops plan to buy stake in Kenya’s L. Turkana power project

“American technology giant Google has cancelled plans to buy a 12.5 percent stake in Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP),…

Power Supply Drops in Nigeria

“Power supply has dropped from 4,008 megawatts (MW) to 753MW, indicating a loss of 3,255MW” source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201912140066.html You may also…

Nigeria Plans to Access $1 Billion Energy Fund

“President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, disclosed that Nigeria would join other African oil and gas producing countries in accessing the $1…

Tanzanian Legislators Push for Solar Power Use to Curb Pollution

“STUDIES conducted in Tanzania have shown that the country has a potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity through…

Investment to Make Africa a World Leader in Renewables

“Africa, where close to half of its 1.2 billion people have access to electricity, is set to become a world…

Nuclear Deals With Russia

“The Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom has already signed nuclear cooperation agreements with about 18 African counties, as Russia accelerates…

‘Unexpected’ Power Cuts Hit South Africa

“Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says the Eskom Board will appoint a panel of experts to do an assessment of…

AFC INVESTS €174 MILLION IN 44-MW SINGROBO-AHOUATY HYDROELECTRIC POWER AND TRANSMISSION PROJECT IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, 24 January 2019 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”), the leading infrastructure development…

Moi airport will be solar-powered

“Mombasa will be the first airport in East Africa to have such a solar power system.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201811040022.html   You may…

Lake Turkana Wind Power $52.5m fine pushed to consumers

“Electricity consumers in Kenya will have to pay some $52.5 million paid by the government to Lake Turkana Wind Power…

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