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Washington D.C. to Welcome the World’s Energy Thought Leaders this March for the 9th Powering Africa Summit (PAS24)

Ministers and government representatives from over 15 African countries will arrive in Washington D.C. this March, uniting under the theme: Capital Flows Underpinning the Energy Transition

Representing Nigeria, H.E. Honourable Adebayo Adelabu, Minister of Power; H.E. Honourable Dr. Dele Alake, Minister of Solid Minerals Development; and H.E. Honourable Obongemem Ekperikpe Ekpo, Minister of State for Gas, will meet with distinguished Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Senegal, Eswatini, Djibouti, and São Tomé & Príncipe, along…

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    • Africa Finance Corporation and SkyPower Global have entered a Joint Development Agreement for the first phase of SkyPower’s Green Giant project in the DRC (1)
    • Africa Finance Corporation and SkyPower Global have entered a Joint Development Agreement for the first phase of SkyPower’s Green Giant project in the DRC (2)
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SkyPower Global and Africa Finance Corporation Forge Strategic Joint Development Agreement to Propel Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC's) Renewable Energy Vision

The Joint Development Agreement is set to catalyse the construction of the first 200MW phase of the project

In a significant move to advance renewable energy deployment in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (www.AfricaFC.org), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider and SkyPower Global have entered a Joint Development Agreement for the first phase of SkyPower’s Green Giant project in the DRC. This 200MW…

Source: Government of UK |

United Kingdom signs landmark economic partnership with Nigeria

Business and Trade Secretary visits Nigeria to sign a landmark UK-Nigeria economic partnership

Kemi Badenoch to sign first-of-its-kind trade and investment partnership; Partnership will build on strong UK-Nigeria trading relationship worth £7 billion and unlock new opportunities in sectors such as legal, financial services and energy; Visit comes as UK energy firm Konexa sign deal to support Nigeria’s transition to sustainable energy. The UK…

Source: South African Government |

Western Cape Government supports Eskom to fix electricity outage in Central Karoo

The Western Cape Government (WCG) is further ramping up its efforts to step in where Eskom needs ever more support to fix the electricity outage in the Central Karoo

Western Cape Government supporting Eskom to fix electricity outage in the Central Karoo. The Western Cape Government (WCG) is further ramping up its efforts to step in where Eskom needs ever more support to fix the electricity outage in the Central Karoo. “Staff across the WCG have been assisting with…

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Addressing the Power Crisis: Hinen to showcase Latest Technologies at Powerelec Nigeria

Addressing the issue of power shortages in Africa, Hinen's household energy storage products can effectively enhance users' living experiences and provide clean and sustainable backup power support

Nigeria is facing a pressing electricity challenge that requires urgent attention. According to statistics, 60%-70% of the Nigerian population lives without access to electricity, impacting their quality of life and hindering economic and social development potential. Experts estimate that the annual economic losses due to power shortages amount to a…

Source: Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, South Africa |

South Africa: Western Cape on electricity outage progress report

The Western Cape Government is monitoring the situation closely and is prioritising safe drinking water, food security and access to critical health care for affected residents

Premier Alan Winde, Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning as well as senior members of the Western Cape Government were this morning updated by Eskom on the electricity outage in the Central Karoo and parts of the Overberg. The Western Cape Government is…

Source: The World Bank Group |

World Bank Report: Reducing Electricity and Telecommunications Costs in Djibouti Could Boost Growth and Add Jobs

The report, titled "Djibouti Beyond the Ports and Bases: A Path to Prosperity for All”, highlights the economic potential of the country

Djibouti has achieved remarkable economic growth over the past two decades, driven by strategic infrastructure investments, its advantageous location, and political stability in a volatile region. With an average annual GDP growth of 4.4 percent between 2000 and 2021, the nation's real GDP per capita has more than doubled, surpassing…

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    • From L to R : Malinne Blomberg, African Development Bank Deputy Director General for North Africa, Abdelssalam Mohamed Saleh, Mauritania’s Minister of the Economy and Sustainable Development, Nany Ould, Minister of Energy, Oil, and Mines, during the signature of the $289 million financing agreement for two energy project sectors in Mauritania
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Mauritania: Over $289 million in financing to develop solar power generation and transmission and accelerate energy transition

The first project, the PIEMM, involves building a 225 kV electricity interconnection to link Mauritania to Mali as part of the Desert to Power Initiative

Mauritania's Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Abdessalam Mohamed Saleh, and the African Development Bank's (www.AfDB.com) Deputy Managing Director for North Africa, Malinne Blomberg, signed, on Thursday in Nouakchott, financing agreements for two energy sector projects in Mauritania worth a total of US$289.5 million, covering solar power generation, transnational electricity…

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Hinen Displays the latest Backup System at Solar Power Africa 2024

This is a stylish and practical home energy solution, with Smart Box and 3000W portable power supply at its core

As a leader in the backup energy industry, Hinen (www.Hinen.com) proudly announced that it will display its latest Mini Series Backup System, as well as other backup power systems for homes and small businesses, at a conference held at Solar Power Africa from February 7th to 9th, 2024. These products…

Source: Department of Tourism, Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: Tourism opens application for Green Tourism Incentive Programme

New application window for Green Tourism Programme opens

The Department of Tourism invites all eligible tourism enterprises to take part in the Green Tourism Incentive Programme’s (GTIP) 9th application window, opening on 25 January until 31 March 2024. The development of the GTIP was informed by escalating electricity prices, the intensifying pressure on the national energy grid and negative impacts of…