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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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    • Africa’s Energy Sector Is in Need of Practical, and Not Reactionary, Solutions at the US and African Leaders Summit in Washington DC: (By NJ Ayuk)
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Source: African Energy Week (AEW) |

Africa’s Energy Sector Is in Need of Practical, and Not Reactionary, Solutions at the US and African Leaders Summit in Washington DC: (By NJ Ayuk)

U.S. and African Presidents must address energy poverty and a Just Transition

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) We are confident that, like previous meetings between American and African Leaders, the events of the highly anticipated Africa Leaders’ Summit, taking place Dec. 13-15 in Washington, D.C., will show America’s earnest and enduring commitment to Africa in the broad sense.…

Source: Investing in African Mining Indaba |

Eskom’s De Ruyter Among Headline Speakers at Mining Indaba 2023

Investing in African Mining Indaba 2023 takes place in Cape Town from 6-9 February 2023

The world’s largest mining event, Investing in African Mining Indaba (https://www.MiningIndaba.com), is returning to Cape Town in February 2023 and its speaker line-up boasts business, government, policymakers and investors from across the mining industry. In February, attendees will hear from global leaders in the Mining Indaba network including Anglo American…

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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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Macky Sall Has Excelled as an African Voice Speaking up for African Priorities (By NJ Ayuk)

Sall has been particularly outspoken about Africa’s energy needs and the rights of African countries to continue extracting and capitalizing upon their oil and gas resources

By NJ Ayuk, Chairman, African Energy Chamber (http://www.EnergyChamber.org) When African Union Chairman Macky Sall addressed the United Nations General Assembly last September, he wasn’t shy about speaking up for his continent. The gist of his message? There is absolutely no excuse for failing to ensure consistent African representation in the…

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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…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Spain Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Worth €1.4 Million on Support for Gender, Agriculture and Sustainable Energy in the Region

The Spanish Cooperation will make a voluntary contribution in 2022 directly of 1.498,000 euros to the ECOWAS Specialised Agencies through the ECOWAS Commission

H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, President of the ECOWAS Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth One Million four hundred and ninety six thousand euros (€1,496,000) with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain on support to ECOWAS Specialised Agencies, namely:  the ECOWAS Centre for Gender…

Source: Rich Africa Consultancy |

Namibia International Energy Conference Returns in 2023 With a Focus on Shaping the Future of Energy towards Value Creation

The conference remains embedded in its Namibian and African roots and will once again feature a ministerial panel comprising energy ministers from six countries

The Namibia International Energy Conference (NIEC) returns on 25 – 27 April 2023 under the theme, ‘Shaping the future of energy towards value creation.’ Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Mines and Energy and it’s Minister Hon. Tom Alweendo. This fifth installment of the energy industry thought leadership gathering…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

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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Gas: The Ideal Resource Namibia and South Africa can offer Germans for Security

With German Economy Minister Robert Habeck seeking Namibia and South Africa to help Germany ensure energy security, the African Energy Chamber believes natural gas is the ideal resource that will also drive socioeconomic development and enable green hydrogen market expansion in Africa

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has embarked on a five-day tour to Namibia and South Africa in search of hydrogen to ensure energy security in Europe’s largest economy, as the European country seeks to replace Russian gas with alternative energy resources. The trip to Namibia and South Africa follows H.E…