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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…

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…

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…

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African Development Bank's Sustainable Energy Africa Fund for Africa approves $1 million reimbursable grant to develop bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone

The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s bankability by supporting technical feasibility studies and regulatory structuring

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (https://bit.ly/37jYAtS) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million to NewAfrica Impact Ltd (http://www.NewAfricaImpact.com) to prepare two bioenergy plants in Sierra Leone and Ghana that will each output 5 megawatts of electricity and 11 megawatts of heat. The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s…

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Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 Shines Spotlight on Angola’s Renewables Sector

AOG 2022 hosted a Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Roundtable that highlighted Angola’s emergence as a regional leader in fast-tracking the energy transition

Committed to developing the country’s burgeoning renewables sector by harnessing its vast untapped solar and wind resources, and with hydropower already accounting for nearly two-thirds of domestic power generation, the Angolan government has set a target of ensuring renewable energy (https://bit.ly/3ESBcmT) comprises 70% of Angola’s energy matrix by 2025. The session opened…

Source: Government of UK |

Innovative new projects join Climate Finance Accelerator South Africa

Fifteen innovative low-carbon projects have been selected to join the UK’s Climate Finance Accelerator - they will each receive tailored capacity building to help them find investment

These new projects from across South Africa have been announced as the second cohort of projects for Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) South Africa support, following a call for proposals that attracted 166 applications. The chosen projects come from the energy, transportation, AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Uses), circular economy…

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Kwabena Osei-Sarpong, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RIFE International Appointed to the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

Osei-Sarpong, is at the forefront of pioneering energy efficiency and clean energy solutions in the United States, Africa and globally

Kwabena Osei-Sarpong (http://bit.ly/3EQE9EM), the founder and CEO of RIFE International (https://RIFEIntl.com/), was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to join the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on July 14, 2022, for a two-year term. The PAC-DBIA was founded in 2014 to promote the…