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GE
Source: GE |

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Provides Cost-Effective, Grid-Stability Solution for Cameroon Poultry Hatchery

Given the critical nature of poultry hatcheries, a half-hour power outage can completely cripple a business, leading to a complete overhaul of the hatchery installations

Sold through Distributor Clarke Energy, GE’s Jenbacher J316 Gas Engine is an Economical Alternative to AGROCAM’s Backup Diesel Generator Solution Provides More Sustainable Supply of Electricity for the Customer and Cameroon AGROCAM, a leading poultry hatchery in the central African region, located in Douala, and a member company of the…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South Africa Government Committed To Supporting Players in Fuel Cell Industry

Fuel cell buses present an opportunity for South Africa to play a role in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving quality of life

The South African government is committed to supporting efforts of all stakeholders in opening the fuel cells market for the benefit of the country. This was said by the Chief Director of Primary Mineral Processing at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Tapiwa Samanga. He was speaking…

EnergyNet Ltd.
Source: EnergyNet Ltd. |

Energy Ministers from Uganda, Liberia and Democratic Republic of Congo to address investors at the 3rd Powering Africa: Summit

26 countries will be represented at the Summit to date, including 16 African countries

H.E. Patrick Sendolo, Minister for Energy, Land and Mines, Liberia, H.E. Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda and H.E. Hon Pierre Anatole Matusila, Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Democratic Republic of Congo are the latest speakers to confirm attendance at the 3rd Powering Africa: Summit…

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) |

IAEA Helps Burkina Faso Scale Up Fight Against Tsetse Flies

Burkina Faso today inaugurated the largest insect rearing facility in West Africa to apply a nuclear technique to suppress the tsetse fly, an insect harmful to both humans and animals

Burkina Faso today inaugurated the largest insect rearing facility in West Africa to apply a nuclear technique to suppress the tsetse fly, an insect harmful to both humans and animals. The plant was built with the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in cooperation with the Food and…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

The dti To Host Fuel Cell Bus Workshop in Cape Town

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a platform where South Africa can learn from the German experience with the successful roll-out of fuel cell bus pilots in various cities

Members of the media are invited to attended a fuel cell bus workshop that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the German government in Cape Town. The workshop will be held under the theme Fuel Cell Bus – Unleashing Industrial Opportunities…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

Strong British Presence at EGYPS 2017

As Egypt becomes an energy superpower, a strong British presence at EGYPS confirms UK as Egypt's Top Oil & Gas partner

On 14-15 February, British Ambassador to Egypt John Casson and UK Trade Envoy Sir Jeffrey Donaldson attended the first ever Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS2017), opened by President Sisi. EGYPS2017 is the largest Oil and Gas industry event to happen in North Africa, and the UK played a leading role with…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Launch of Isondo Precious Metals’ (IPM) Fuel Cell Plant

Phase I of the IPM project which focused on a pre-feasibility study was launched by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies in February last year

The Fuel Cell is a strategic sector for South Africa, a sector that the government wants to play in. This was said by the Deputy Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry, Ms Malebo Mabitje-Thompson. She was speaking at the launch of Isondo Precious Metals’ (IPM) Fuel Cell…

West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC)
Source: West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) |

TOTAL, Schlumberger, SNEPCo, First E & P, SEPLAT, NCDMB and NAPIMS Confirm Speakers for WAIPEC 2017 as Programme Continues to Build

Industry leaders and expert speakers have been drawn from key stakeholders involved in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria to lead discussions and provide invaluable insight at WAIPEC 2017

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) (www.PETAN.org) has announced the first set of speakers to feature on the programme at the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2017 (WAIPEC) (www.WAIPEC.com), a three day major platform for the oil and gas industry, taking place later this month (21-23rd February)…

Source: British High Commission - Lusaka |

UK and Zambia sign Energy Africa Partnership Agreement

The UK and Zambia have signed an Energy Africa Partnership Agreement, announcing their commitment to accelerate the expansion of the household solar market across Zambia

Speaking at the Signing ceremony at the Ministry of Energy in Lusaka on 9 February, Bruce Lawson-McDowall, Head of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Zambia said: "The signing of the Energy Africa Partnership Agreement demonstrates the UK’s willingness to support the Government of Zambia as it prioritises efforts…

Source: British High Commission - Maputo |

Mozambique minister visits UK to share oil and gas expertise

Mozambican Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, paid a 4 day official visit to the UK at the invitation of the British government

The visit program was centred mainly on the minister’s participation at the Subsea Expo 2017 conference and exhibition, which took place from 1 to 3 February in Aberdeen, Scotland - one of the most respected in terms of oil and gas expertise centres in the world. The visit program included…