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DHL Global Forwarding and TotalEnergies partner to develop a solar project

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading provider of air, ocean and road freight services, and TotalEnergies have signed a contract for a solar energy project in Dubai

As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched; Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced per year on eight sites; The reduction of CO2 emissions is part of Deutsche Post DHL’s (www.DPDHL.com) Sustainability Strategy. DHL Global Forwarding, the leading provider of air, ocean and…

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Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Promote Hydrocarbon Development of the MSGBC Basin (By Miguel Artacho)

The AGC is an entity that reports directly to the Presidents of both countries on all oil and gas industry developments; and also has strong functional linkages with the relevant ministries

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Guinea-Bissau has several offshore areas that hold good prospects for a variety of independent exploration and production (E&P) companies, as well as International Oil Companies (IOCs) that are currently operating in several of the MSGBC Basin countries including Sweden´s Svenska Petroleum, Norway´s PetroNor E&P and Australian-based…

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Five Reasons Why the MSGBC Basin is a Top Investment Destination (By Miguel Artacho)

In recent years all of the MSGBC Basin countries have been climbing up the global rankings due to the continuing improvements in their business climates

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Since large-scale oil and gas discoveries took place in the offshore waters of Senegal and Mauritania between 2014-2017, the entire MSGBC region– comprised of Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Conakry, and Guinea Bissau – has received growing interest from international investors. There are several reasons why…

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Desert to Power G5 Sahel Financing Facility receives $150 million from Green Climate Fund

The initiative is expected to lead to substantial CO2 emission reductions – projected at over 14.4 million tCO2equ

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has welcomed $150 million investment in its Desert to Power G5 Financing Facility from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The GCF approved the amount at its 30th Board meeting this week. Desert-to-Power is a flagship renewable energy and economic development initiative led by the African…

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Top Ten: Renewable Energy Projects in the MSBGC Region (By Charné Hundermark)

Rich with renewable energy sources and with increasing demand from a growing population, the MSGBC region has seen the uptake of several large-scale renewable energy projects

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor The MSGBC region – comprising Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea-Conakry – has seen a significant increase in energy developments and investments, owing to the region’s abundant resources. Rich in hydropower, solar, and wind, the region can use its significant potential to meet…

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ENGIE Energy Access empowers 6.5 Million Africans with Clean Energy via smart integration of Mini-grids and new Solar Home System brand

1.3 million people connected to decentralized power; Across 9 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa; Impacting 6.5 million lives

ENGIE Energy Access (EEA) (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) is delighted to announce that within 1 year of integrating its decentralized energy businesses, it has considerably expanded its customer base and is now delivering safe and reliable solar energy to 6.5 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa. EEA has acquired approximately 200,000 new customers across…

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Senegal´s Oil & Gas Sector Gears Up for 2023 Production (By Miguel Artacho)

The goal is to begin production during the third trimester of 2023 after the installation of sub-sea infrastructure

By Miguel Artacho Since the discovery of large-scale oil and gas discoveries took place in the offshore waters of Senegal between 2014-2017, the country has been abuzz in terms of how this vast new hydrocarbon wealth will impact the Senegalese economy, making it more competitive and accelerating the pace of the…

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Sun Exchange secures $2.5 million convertible note financing

This follows ARPF’s previous investment of $3 million as the lead investor in the Sun Exchange Series A funding round

Sun Exchange (www.SunExchange.com) has secured $2.5 million in the form of a convertible note from ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited’s Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF); This follows ARPF’s previous investment of $3 million as the lead investor in the Sun Exchange Series A funding round. Sun Exchange, a crowd-based global…

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Germany commits €100 million to SEFA to unlock private investment in renewable energy

The announcement came during the United Nations High-Level Dialogue on Energy, held in New York on 24 September as part of the UN General Assembly

The German government will contribute €100 million to the African Development Bank’s (AfDB.org) Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (https://bit.ly/2Y4JEOb), affirming its commitment to efforts to tap Africa’s renewable energy potential and drive its transition to clean energy sources. The announcement came during the United Nations High-Level Dialogue on Energy,…

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Climate action now! Activists hold widespread actions in Africa, in solidarity with Global Climate Strikes

The events took place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria

On Friday, environmental activists and citizens across the continent took part in a host of events, in solidarity with the Global climate strikes, highlighting the need for urgent climate action. The events took place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria. While the events addressed…