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African Development Bank’s SEFA grant to support first Super Energy Service Company (ESCO) in East Africa

The Super ESCO, to be run by the Kenya Power and Lighting Company, will develop and implement energy efficiency projects for both the public and private sectors

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (https://bit.ly/39fnc7x) has announced a $1 million grant to support the government of Kenya to create a Super Energy Service Company (ESCO). The Super ESCO, to be run by the Kenya Power and Lighting Company, will develop and implement energy efficiency projects for both…

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African Carbon Markets and the Journey to a Net-Zero Future

African Energy Week in Cape Town committed to a real discussion on the future of carbon markets in Africa, with challenges and opportunities at the forefront of dialogue

African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town is committed to providing a real conversation on the issues facing African people and African businesses, offering attainable solutions through which the oil and gas industry can help drive. With global stakeholders pledging net-zero emissions by 2050, and the move to renewable…

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African Development Bank’s SEFA provides $1 million to kick off modernization of Africa’s Hydropower Fleet

The modernization of hydropower stations is an opportunity to increase generation capacity at low-cost, and with relatively short lead-times and minimal environmental impact

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (https://bit.ly/3tZp0eB) has approved a $1 million grant for modernization of Africa’s aging hydropower fleet. The grant will fund the mapping and evaluation of African hydropower facilities’ rehabilitation needs. It will also support the preparation of modernization works for two pilot facilities to a…

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Angola’s National Oil, Gas and Biofuel's Agency (ANPG) Highly Satisfied with Final Results from 2020 Bid Round

The announcement was made at AOG 2021, organized by Energy Capital & Power

Natacha Massano, Executive Administrator of Angola's National Oil, Gas and Biofuel's Agency (ANPG) announced the concessionaire´s satisfaction with the bid round results at AOG 2021 that took place in Luanda on September 9-10; ANPG will award the concessions on September 23, 2021, to bid round winners; The announcement was made…

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The Gambia Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Projects (By Miguel Artacho)

The Gambia has been firmly committed to a number of climate change mitigation initiatives, in spite of not being a major polluter

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Although The Gambia is actively exploring offshore areas to tap into hydrocarbons potential and aims to position itself as one of the new oil producing countries in the MSGBC Basin; by no means is fossil fuel development the only area in which the Gambian authorities are…

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    • Successful Conferences in Angola, Nigeria, South Sudan, and South Africa Demonstrate that Africa is not Closed for Business
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Successful Conferences in Angola, Nigeria, South Sudan, and South Africa Demonstrate that Africa is not Closed for Business

With the first day of the SAOGA-hosted Southern Africa Oil & Gas Exploration conference underway, the African Energy Chamber is reiterating that any discussion on Africa’s energy future must take place in Africa

The Southern African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA), and the Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) are hosting the Southern Africa Oil & Gas Exploration conference on the 15th & 16th of September in Cape Town, South Africa. SAOGA and PASA’s success in doing this challenges the ongoing anti-African dialogue…

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    • Embracing Green Hydrogen: African Energy Week in Cape Town Emphasizes African Hydrogen Opportunities, Resource Value, and Potential Markets
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Embracing Green Hydrogen: African Energy Week in Cape Town Emphasizes African Hydrogen Opportunities, Resource Value, and Potential Markets

With the energy transition comprising a central point of discussion among global stakeholders, and Africa’s renewable energy potential the highest globally, green hydrogen has emerged as not only an ideal transitionary resource, but a critical one for the continent’s developmental agenda

Technological innovation coupled with the decreasing costs for fuel cells have made green hydrogen an enticing energy source, particularly for African markets blessed with abundant renewable energy resources. With the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimating that Africa’s renewable energy capacity could reach 310GW by 2030, and the increasing need to…

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    • Empowering Africa’s Youth: The launching of the African Energy Chamber’s Energy Pioneers Program (By Leon van der Merwe)
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Empowering Africa’s Youth: The launching of the African Energy Chamber’s Energy Pioneers Program (By Leon van der Merwe)

The AEC is taking hands with it’s members, partners and affiliates to support and encourage our youth in their professional development

By Leon van der Merwe, EPP Coordinator The leap from University to the working environment can be somewhat intimidating. The purpose of Academia is not to prepare you with all the skills needed to effectively and efficiently contribute at the workplace. It is, in my view, to assist scholastically in…

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CORRECTION: African Energy Chamber (AEC) Launches Energy Pioneers Program to bring more Africans and Young people into the energy industry

Through this internship program, participants are exposed to the day and life of seasoned and reputable professionals within the energy sector

The AEC Energy Pioneers Program (https://bit.ly/3CcHvPf) is the Chamber’s (www.EnergyChamber.org) first-of-its-kind internship program intended to provide high-calibre and exclusive opportunities to individuals, by means of promoting continuous learning and valuing growth, both professionally and personally. Through this internship program, participants are exposed to the day and life of seasoned and reputable professionals…

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The Future of Independent Energy Explorers: ReconAfrica Delegation Promotes Namibian Exploration, Women in Leadership at African Energy Week in Cape Town

Leading a ReconAfrica delegation including Senior Vice-President Communications and Stakeholder Relations to Cape Town in November, CEO Scot Evans is committed to promoting Namibia’s upstream potential and women in leadership

Scot Evans, CEO of Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica), has confirmed his attendance and participation at African Energy Week (AEW) taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November. Both Evans and Diana McQueen, Senior Vice-President Communications and Stakeholder Relations, will come to Cape Town, not only to lead a…