Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

Egypt: U.S. Agency for International Development and Ministry of Education Launch Renewable Energy Curriculum

It supports the Government of Egypt’s plan to meet 20 percent of its electricity needs through renewable energy by 2022

A new curriculum developed by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Ministry of Education will help over 300 technical school students in Aswan and Hurghada specialize in renewable energy and prepare them for employment in Egypt’s promising solar and wind power sectors. This new, three-year diploma…

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

South African Government Remains Committed to Intra-African Investment in the African Continent

Head of Trade Invest Africa, Ms Lerato Mataboge mentioned engagements between government, private sector and the business fraternity as imperative to the realisation of Africa trading with itself

The South African government through Trade Invest Africa (TIA) an Initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), remains committed to the agenda of intra-African investment. This was said by the Head of TIA, Ms Lerato Mataboge. Mataboge was speaking during the networking session where the dti in…

Source: British High Commission Kampala |

United Kingdom to support solar energy industry in Uganda

DFID and the United Nations Capital Development Fund partner to enhance the Uganda solar energy industry

On 6 February, the British High Commissioner to Uganda, HE Peter West announced a new partnership between the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Uganda. The partnership aims to support universal energy access in Uganda by providing assistance to the Uganda…

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

South Africa: The Department of Trade and Industry and the South African Electrotechnical Export Council to Host African Delegation During the 2018 Africa Energy Indaba Conference

The African delegation set to participate at this year’s conference hail from Kenya, Mozambique, South Sudan and Zambia

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) through Trade Invest Africa, in partnership with the South African Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC) will host a high level delegation from several African countries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Indaba Conference that is set to take place at the Sandton…

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Source: GE |

GE to Help Increase Output and Reliability of Shell Petroleum Development Company’s Afam VI plant in Nigeria

At optimal performance, the Afam VI plant can provide up to 15% of the total national grid-connected electricity

GE’s Services Agreement to Provide Total Plant Solutions for the 650MW Afam VI Combined-Cycle Plant GE’s MXL2 Upgrade Will Add 30MW Capacity, Equal to Power approximately 200,000 Nigerian homes Deal Will help Improve Availability, Reliability and Reduce Operational Costs of the Facility Aligning with Nigeria’s energy strategy for the future, GE’s…

Source: Voltalia |

Two hydropower plants authorized in Morocco

In parallel to the “Photovoltaica” congress of renewable energies in Marrakech, Voltalia (Euronext Paris, ISIN code: FR0011995588) (www.Voltalia.com) announces it has obtained permits for two hydropower plants of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW in Morocco. Delivered by the Moroccan Ministry for Energy, the permits relate to two hydropower plants projects of 9.8 MW…

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Source: Siemens AG |

Siemens remains committed to Sudan

Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Ms. Janina Kugel, together with regional and pan African executive management visited Sudan

Energy identified as a catalyst for growth Local skills development identified as key priority Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG (www.Siemens.com) Ms. Janina Kugel, together with regional and pan African executive management visited Sudan. Kugel held a strategic partnership discussion with the Sudanese Vice President Bakri Hassan Salih…

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Source: Fraternité Matin |

Power sector: Ghana draws inspiration from the Ivorian model

Dominique Kakou, CIE Managing Director reassured the Electricity Company of Ghana delegation that Côte d'Ivoire is still ready to support Ghana in this sector

Managing staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) made a 48-hour working visit to Côte d'Ivoire. Their aim was to draw inspiration from the economic model of Compagnie Ivoirienne d’Électricité (CIE), notably for power distribution. The two firms decided to strengthen their cooperation, in accordance with the commitments made…

Source: GE |

GE & Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind Waste Gas to Power plant in Ghana

New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes

25 MW pilot power plant will utilize Isopentane gas as a fuel source New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes TM2500 proven technology will provide secure, flexible and reliable power New TM2500 order will further expand existing fleet of 10 units in the…

Source: The Department of Energy, South Africa |

South Africa: Media Statement Issued by the Department of Energy on the Adjustment of Fuel Prices Effective from 07 February 2018

The fuel prices schedule for the different zones will be published on Tuesday, 06 February 2018

The Department of Energy informs the public of the fuel price adjustments for February 2018. South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. International factors include the fact that South Africa imports both crude oil and finished products at a price set…