Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

All set for eighth conference on climate change & development in Africa, says Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s Murombedzi

The conference will also help ensure that Africa’s voice is amplified and heard at the summit in New York in September

All is set for the Eighth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA VIII) which will be held in Addis Ababa from 28-30 August under the theme; ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’. Mr. James Murombedzi, Chief of the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of…

Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Lesotho Seeks to Export Power, Renewables to Drive Development

Lesotho’s Minister of Energy and Meteorology will present Lesotho’s energy investment opportunities at Africa Oil & Power 2019 on October 9-11 in Cape Town

Lesotho’s Minister of Energy and Meteorology will present Lesotho’s energy investment opportunities at Africa Oil & Power 2019 on October 9-11 in Cape Town ;Wind and hydro projects will provide basis for power sector expansion; Ministry also calls for investment in transmission and Southern Africa collaboration: Lesotho Electricity Company and…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Senegal’s energised renaissance (By Sebastian Wagner, CEO, DMWA Resources)

A chance for Senegalese economic growth is here but many steps need to be taken to avoid the pitfalls of a curse

By Sebastian Wagner, CEO, DMWA Resources After decades of struggles against a deficient power generation system, Senegal is now at the verge of a paradigmatic shift that could put many of its troubles to rest. With the government's bet in recent years in new power generation facilities, power outages have…

Phanes Group
Source: Phanes Group |

Phanes Group’s Solar Incubator returns in search of promising sub-Saharan Africa solar projects

Applications are open now, with the winner(s) announced at the Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa 2019 conference in Dakar, Senegal

The initiative rewards solar PV developers with commercial and technical expertise to help bring their project to fruition; Applications are open now, with the winner(s) announced at the Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa 2019 conference in Dakar, Senegal. Document Link: http://bit.ly/2KsiW80 Phanes Group (https://PhanesGroup.com/), an international end-to-end solar provider headquartered in…

Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Senegal Oil & Gas Industry Offers Template for Other African Economies, Says Report

This first comprehensive report on Senegal’s energy industry highlights the country as a prominent investment destination with a strong institutional and regulatory framework

“Africa Energy Series – Senegal 2019,” produced by Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com), will be launched October 9 at the Africa Oil & Power 2019 Conference in Cape Town; This first comprehensive report on Senegal’s energy industry highlights the country as a prominent investment destination with a strong institutional and…

Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Senegal’s Ambitious Gas-to-Power Agenda

Senegal aims to obtain sufficient energy sources while reaching a triple objective that includes providing reliable electricity for its citizens

Africa is leading the liquefied natural gas (LNG) global race as it will receive one-third of total global greenfield investments for LNG projects in 2019, around $103 billion. Senegal is leading the way with its giant Grand Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas field, which will have economic and social benefits in…

European Investment Bank (EIB)
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Green for Growth Fund (GGF) attracts EUR 4 million in new catalytic funding for climate action in Middle East North Africa (MENA) region

GGF has seen remarkable growth in its MENA investment portfolio, which increased by over 50% in volume in 2018 to cross the EUR 133 million mark

Climate Action in the Middle East North Africa (CAMENA) invests EUR 4 million in the GGF to attract private capital for helping the region fight climate change; together with EUR 5 million EIB investment, the contribution further strengthens GGF’s capacity for financing and promoting green energy measures. The Green for…

East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC)
Source: East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) |

Government Contracting And Investment Disputes; Lesson For States And Investors - Africa

East Africa International Arbitration returns to Nairobi

The annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference (https://www.EAArbitration.com/) returns to Nairobi this summer on the 29th & 30th August 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel for its 7th edition. EAIAC provides an unrivalled platform for International Arbitration practitioners, arbitration users, state counsel, academia, and in-house corporate lawyers to learn, share…

ENGIE
Source: ENGIE |

ENGIE and Meridiam achieve financial close for two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

The solar photovoltaic (PV) plants are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by the Senegalese authorities and International Finance Corporation (IFC)

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) and partners Meridiam and FONSIS have signed the EPC, Operation & Maintenance and Finance contracts for two solar PV projects of 60 MW. The total investment cost for the projects amounts to 47.5 MEUR and debt is provided by the following Development Finance Institutions; the European Investment Bank…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

European Investment Bank (EIB) and FMO sign up to renewAfrica covenant

In a continued effort to back the development of renewable energy the African continent, the EIB and FMO support the “renewAfrica” initiative, championed by RES4Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and FMO adhere to the “renewAfrica” initiative, which intends to facilitate and improve financing for renewable energy projects in Africa; The initiative of RES4Africa is supported by European energy companies and international financial institutions. In a continued effort to back the development of renewable energy…