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Ethiopia: Sustainable Energy Fund Africa provides $10 million grant to support Tulu Moye Geothermal Resource Development

The SEFA grant complements existing facilities to mitigate the high risk associated with drilling activities and help attract commercial debt capital to finance the project

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (http://www.AfDB.org/) has approved a $10 million reimbursable grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (http://www.AfDB.org/SEFA) to support a geothermal drilling program that will add 50 megawatts of renewable energy to Ethiopia’s power system. The Tulu Moye Geothermal Operations PLC…

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GE’s New Technical Solution for its Mobile Gas Turbines Further Reduces Emissions to Low Single Digits, Surpassing United States (U)S and World Bank Emissions Standards

GE developed an innovative technical solution on four TM2500* aeroderivative gas turbines deployed at the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) sites in Yuba City and Roseville

GE’s (www.GE.com) mobile aeroderivative gas turbines can now meet the most stringent emissions standard requirements; First system successfully installed on four GE TM2500* aeroderivative gas turbines in California; The developed solution is now available for GE TM2500* units globally; It includes proven Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, and effective post-combustion…

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Uganda: Parliament calls for countrywide power coverage

The committee report observed that the unreliable electricity supply is attributed to the region not being connected to the national grid

Legislators have called on government to ensure that electricity access across the country is improved for the benefit of Ugandans in different sectors of the economy. This follows a report tabled by the House Committee on Environment and Natural relating to the erratic electricity supply in West Nile. The report…

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South Africa: Just Energy Transition investment plan is a matter of national importance, Mineral Resources and Energy Committee resolves

The committee Chairperson, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, said that the committee may consider inviting the National Treasury to hear how the investment shortfall will be covered.

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy was briefed on the Just Energy Transition (JET) investment plan by the Minister in the Presidency, Mr Mondli Gungubele. The committee thereafter resolved that, as the plan is a matter of national importance, it requires more time for deliberation and consultation. The…

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Mozambique: African Development Bank approves €125 million loan for hydroelectric power producer to modernize production system

The package comprises up to €100 million from the African Development Bank and up to €25 million from the Africa Growing Together Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a loan package not exceeding €125 million to Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB) in Mozambique to support its Vital Capex program aimed at modernizing the company’s electricity production system. HCB, the largest Independent Power Producer (IPP) in…

Source: U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria |

Lagos And United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Partner to Bolster Energy for Residents of the State

Access to a stable and sustainable energy supply is critical for the long-term, sustainable development of more than 15 million residents of Lagos State

On November 22, U.S. Consul General Will Stevens and the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu held a handover ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Lagos State Integrated Resource Plan to bolster the overall energy security for residents.  Access to a stable and sustainable energy supply is critical for the…

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Uganda: US$331 million loan for electricity access approved

The loan is for financing the Electricity Access Scale Up Project (EASP), whose aim is to increase access to electricity nationwide

Parliament has approved a request for government to borrow up to US$331.5 million, from the International Development Association of the World Bank Group, upon which it will obtain a grant worth US$ 276.5 million. The loan is for financing the Electricity Access Scale Up Project (EASP), whose aim is to…

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Nigeria and African Energy Poverty and Gas-To-Power Projects: Build More and Build Better (By NJ Ayuk)

Developing this infrastructure requires the right kind of vision, which Nigeria already has in place

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (http://www.EnergyChamber.org) As the executive chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC), it’s my honor and my privilege to tell the world the story of Africa’s oil and gas industry – to explain what this continent can do to help power the world and…

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Regional Power Trade in Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia Captured Attention at 6th Africa Energy Market Place

The virtual event was held from 25-27 October 2022 and brought together approximately 111 participants from governments, the private sector and development partners

The African Development Bank Group’s (www.AfDB.org) sixth edition of the Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP), focused on Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia under the theme: Delivering Desert to Power in the Horn of Africa - Enhancing Regional Power Trade. The virtual event was held from 25-27 October 2022 and brought together…

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Conference of the Parties (COP27): Africa’s time to shine?

S-RM’s Strategic Intelligence practice explores the realities of Africa’s energy transition and the risks and opportunities that lie ahead in the wake of COP27 in Egypt

Described as the ‘African COP’, the recently concluded COP27 held in Egypt’s Sharm el Sheikh region (6 - 18 November) was set to shine a spotlight on Africa’s role in the energy transition. Africa finds itself in a unique position when it comes to the climate crisis. Despite being responsible…