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VR Holding’s Wind Farm Goes to Tanzania
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Swedish firm VR Holding AB transferred the construction of its 600 MW wind power plant from Kenya to Tanzania.
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New Energy Minister for South Africa
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Seven months after the latest ministerial reshuffle, South African President Jacob Zuma
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Siemens-led Consortium to Power Cross River State
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Uganda Sees First PV Plant Come Online
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Uganda saw its first solar PV power plant come online. The plant, located in the town of Tororo, has a capacity of 10 MW.
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Wärtsilä to Help Power Angola
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wärtsilä signed a framework supply contract to supply the generating equipment for three new power plant projects being implemented in Angol
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Geothermal Accounts for 50% of Power in Kenya
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Kenya’s geothermal energy now accounts for 50% of the energy currently consumed in the country.
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Morocco and Russia to Expand RE Cooperation
Monday, October 16, 2017

Russia and Morocco are planning to increase their collaboration in the energy sector, specifically in the renewable energy sector. This includes nuclear energy.
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Environmental Groups Unite Across 30 Countries for Global Days of Action for Climate Justice
Monday, October 16, 2017
Small Island Developing States on Drive to Address Climate Change and Scale-up RE
Monday, October 16, 2017
Gauteng Province and GE Sign MoU
Monday, October 16, 2017
Ghana and Germany Sign MoU for RE Development
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Ghana and Germany signed a MoU providing the West African nation €100 million to develop its renewable energy sector.
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SKF and Scotrenewables partner to Advance Floating Tidal Power
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Heliatek Raises an Additional €15 million
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Praj sets Industry Benchmark in the Green Procurement Practices
Sunday, October 15, 2017
UK Slots Funds for RE Projects
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Emira Installs Roof Top Solar Farm
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Africa and Middle East’s First Blade Factory Inaugurated
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Morocco in an event chaired by Morocco’s Minister of Industry,
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KarmSolar Finalizes PPA
Thursday, October 12, 2017

In Egypt KarmSolar finalized a power purchase agreement (PPA) for two solar plants with subsidiaries of the Dakahlia Group.
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Egypt and Jordan to Exchange Electricity
Thursday, October 12, 2017
New Reactive Power Inverter for PV Systems and More
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Press Release The blueplanet 50.0 TL3 RPonly from KACO new energy serves yield protection in solar parks and grid management.
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World Bank-IFC Launch Off-Grid Education Campaign
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The World Bank-IFC program, Lighting Africa, launched a two-year consumer education campaign in Tanzania to promote solar off-grid lighting
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Two Wind Farms Connected to Eskom Grid
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

South Africa’s Loeriesfonte in wind farm and the Khobab wind farm have been officially connected to the Eskom grid.
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Senegal’s Oolu Secures Funding for Expansion in 2018
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Voith Interested in Lagdo Hydro Rehab
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Voith Hydro executive, Quentin Seringe, met with Cameroon’s Minister for Water and Energy, Basile AtanganaKouna. Following the meeting Seringe
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ECG in Second Round of Privatization Process
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Ghana’s state-run utility, is in the midst of a privitization process and is looking for the right firm to help it return to a viable entit
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Tigo Targets High Power 700W PV Modules with Launch of TS4 DUO
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
New Interim CEO for Eskom
Monday, October 9, 2017

South Africa has another new interim CEO for its beleaguered state-run utility, Eskom.
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Mauritania Receiving Loan for Transmission Line
Monday, October 9, 2017

Mauritania has received a loan from the Exim Bank of India for $110 million which will allow the construction of a 470-km transmission line.
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The “Terminator’s” Foundation to Finance W2E in Cote d’Ivoire
Monday, October 9, 2017

Actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger’s foundation, R20, will finance a project to produce electricity from household waste in the Cote d’Ivoire city of Yamoussoukro, according to the city’s Governor Augustin Thiam.
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Libya Building New Thermal Plant
Sunday, October 8, 2017

Libya is working to boost power generation and toward that end recently took steps to increase the power generation capacity
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Off-Grid Solar Set to Triple in Africa
Friday, October 6, 2017
Sebenza Largest Substation in a Decade
Thursday, October 5, 2017

The Sebenza substation is nearing completion in South Africa. The 400/275/88kV substation, once constructed, will be the biggest built in South Africa in the past decade.
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AfDB Board Approves Medupi Management Action Plan
Thursday, October 5, 2017

The Boards of Directors of the AfDB approved the recommendations of the Second Monitoring Report of the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) on the Implementation of the Updated Management Action Plan for the Medupi Power Project in South Africa.
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Ethiopia Launches 250 MW Scaling Solar Tender
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has formally initiated its Scaling Solar tender by issuing a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFQ) for two solar photovoltaic projects, each with a capacity of 125 MWac.
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Madagascar Issues RFQ for 25 MW of Solar PV
Thursday, October 5, 2017

The Republic of Madagascar, through its Ministry of Water, Energy and Hydrocarbons (MEEH), has issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFQ) for a 25 MWac solar photovoltaic project located near the island nation’s
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BOAD Allocates $45 Million for Guinea Bissau Solar
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has allocated about $45 million to Guinea-Bissau to increase its electrical capacity.
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Benin to See Thermal Power Station
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Benin signed an agreement with the Danish consortium BWSC / MAN for the construction of a 120-MW thermal power station
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World Green Economy Summit to Unlock Ways and Means to Tout Green Finance
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Zambia Plans New Hydro and Thermal Projects
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Zambia plans to start building two power generation plants that will add 550 megawatts (MW) of electricity to its national grid once completed.
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ZESCO Tags Multiconsult UK to Identify Assets
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Multiconsult UK has been appointed by ZESCO, Zambia’s state-run utility, to identify and value their generation, transmission and distribution assets.
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Shell to Sell Dutch Wind Farm Stakes
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Amarenco Acquires French Renewable Energy Developer Groupe Carré
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
ICD And Alfanar to Partially Fund Egyptian Solar Project
Monday, October 2, 2017

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB),
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Siemens and Madagascar Sign MoU on Powergen
Monday, October 2, 2017

Siemens and the government of Madagascar signed a MoU to cooperate and identify measures to fast track power generation in the country
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SAPVIA Representative first African to be Elected to Global Solar Council
Monday, October 2, 2017

SAPVIA Program Manager, Niveshen Govender, is the first African representative on the board of the Global Solar Council.
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AfDB Allocates $12 Billion for African Energy Projects
Thursday, September 28, 2017

The AfDB has allocated $12 billion to fund energy projects in Africa to 2025. These funds, which will go mainly to renewable energy projects
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Solar Power International Draws Record Crowd
Thursday, September 28, 2017
AfDB Assists Niamey Govt in Energy
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Tanzania Inaugurates KITEC Solar Lab
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

In Tanzania, the Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers (KIITEC) inaugurated its solar laboratory
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Another New Country Introduces Nuclear Energy – Turkey
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Siemens’ Blade Plant Up and Running in Morocco
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Tanzanian Hydroelectric Project Attracts Suitors
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

An estimated 50 multinational firms have expressed interest in building the Rufiji hydroelectric power plant to be located in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania
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Rolls-Royce Acquires Technology for the Electrically-Assisted Charging of Engines
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Solarplaza and GOGLA Build the Leading Conference Brand for Solar Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Eskom Wants Zesa to Pay Down Debt
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
USTDA Awards Grant to Malagasy Energy Firm
Monday, September 25, 2017

The USTDA awarded a grant to Henri Fraise Fils&Cie, an energy company from Madagascar, for the development and implementation of mini grids
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UNCDF and Ensol Tanzania Launch Micro-grid Project
Monday, September 25, 2017

An estimated 50 households in Tanzania’s Mpale village, Korogwe District have been connected to solar micro-grid during a project
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US DoE Slots $36 Million for Projects to Advance Carbon Capture Technologies
Monday, September 25, 2017
Electrifying Africa Based on the U.S. Rural Electrification Model
Monday, September 25, 2017
Africa50 and Senelec Sign Joint Development Agreement
Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Africa50 Infrastructure Investment Fund signed a joint development agreement with the Senegalese electricity company Senelec,
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Symbion and Highland to Invest in Lake Kivu Methane Plant
Sunday, September 24, 2017

Symbion Energy signed an agreement with Highland Group Holding Ltd. (HGHL) for the joint investment of $100 million into a project
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ARA Commits to Clean Fuel Policy
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Muchinga to Invest $900 Million in Zambian Hydro Station
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Muchinga Power Company Ltd. (MPCL) will spend $900 million on the development of a 330-MW hydroelectric generating station in Zambia. The project, which aims to strengthen the country's renewable energy portfolio, also includes
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Valorem General Energie Closes Doors in Morocco
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Total to Acquire GreenFlex
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Solar Eclipses all Other New Types of Electricity Generation in 2016
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Mozambique to Implement $500 Million in Projects
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Mozambican Energy Fund (Funae) plans to implement a portfolio of projects worth $500 million to contribute to universal access to electricity
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Total and EREN RE Join Forces
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Total signed an agreement with EREN RE to accelerate its growth in the production of power from renewable sources. Total will acquire an indirect interest of 23% in EREN RE
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KPLC and IFC to Reduce Power Losses
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Kenya’s power utility, the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC), launched a joint program with the International Finance Corporatio
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AFC says Nigeria Needs to Adjust Electricity Tariffs
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

According to the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the Nigerian government must readjust electricity tariffs to attract investment in the electricity sector
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Wärtsilä Launches New Eco-friendly Tug Designs
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
SGT-800 Industrial Gas Turbines Deliver More Power and Higher Efficiency
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
WWEA Secretary General Stefan Gsänger elected as REN21 Vice Chair
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Cameroon Preparing for Memvé'élé Hydropower
Monday, September 18, 2017

Cameroon is preparing to receive a critical piece of infrastructure at the construction site of the Memvé'éléhydropower dam in the southern region
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EETC Signs PPA with Elsewedy
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Egyptian utility company, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), signed a PPA with Elsewedy Electric to develop, fund, establish
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Trump Administration to Continue Power Africa
Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Trump administration will continue to implement the "Power Africa" ​​program according to Andrew Herscowitz, the coordinator of the US initiative
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US Not-for-Profit to Power Liberian Community
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A US-based not-for-profit utility cooperative, Bandera Electric Cooperative, was awarded a contract to electrify a community in Liberia using a solar-plus-storage microgrid
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Uganda Plans HUGE Investment in Power Grid
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Uganda intends to raise an estimated $ 2.5 billion by 2026 for expansion of its electricity grid,
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Mauritania Renewable Energy & Power Infrastructure Investors Conference
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Siemens Collaboration with Uganda is Progressing Positively
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Morocco Welcomes RE and O&G Leaders to Casablanca in November
Thursday, September 14, 2017
IPPs to Decide on PPAs in SA
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

In South Africa, preferred bidders selected in Rounds 3.5 and 4 of the REIPPP will need to consider the various legal, financial, and credit risk implications on their projects
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TCN Receives Financing for Transmission Projects
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) mobilized $ 1.55 billion from several international financial institutions to provide funds to improve the country’s electricity
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Khobab and Loeriesfontein’s Final Turbines Arrive
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

South Africa’s Khobab and Loeriesfontein wind farms saw all turbine components, totaling 280 MW delivered by developer Mainstream Renewable Power
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Three-Language Web Portal on Solar Heat for Industry
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
UL and the GCC Laboratories Form JV for MENA RE Infrastructure
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Ethiopia Biomass Plant Goes Online in December
Monday, September 11, 2017

Ethiopia expects to see its first biomass power plant to beoperational by December. According to reports out of the country, the infrastructure for the biomass plant
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Horizon Solar Power and Solar Spectrum Acquire BrightCurrent and Skyline Solar
Monday, September 11, 2017
UNITA Appeals Angolan Election Results
Monday, September 11, 2017
Nigeria Approves Mambilla
Monday, September 11, 2017
Mozambique Commits to Full Grid Connection by 2018
Monday, September 11, 2017
Powering Nigeria’s Global Economic Rise
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Nigeria continues its ascendency as Africa’s largest economy, despite having just 25% of the power generation capacity of its economic rival South Africa
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Unlocking Solar Capital Africa – Now Accepting Proposals
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Kusile Unit One Sees Commercial Operations
Thursday, September 7, 2017

GE successfully commenced commercial operations atunit one of Kusile’s coal power plant in South Africa. GE’s scope in Kusile Unit One is the EPC of six
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Kenya’s Election Commission Replaces Staff for Re-run
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Togo’s Cabinet Sets Term Limits
Thursday, September 7, 2017
USAID Brass Urges South Sudan to End Humanitarian Crisis
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Mercedes-Benz Stadium Utilizes Unique Technologies
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Phanes Group Launches Solar Incubator Program
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Phanes Group launched its first Solar Incubator program, aimed at identifying PV projects of potential in sub-Saharan Africa by providing access to funding,
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Tunisian Sun to Power Europe
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The bountiful sunshine of North Africa is set to light up Europe if TuNur Ltd.’s plans pan out in Tunisia. The company filed a request with Tunisian Ministry
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Egypt Gains Debt Financing for Benban Complex
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Egypt will see a financing boost for its renewable energy plans from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The bank will provide up to
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Siemens Gamesa to Repower Two Wind Farms in Texas
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Ministerial Meeting Gathers in Italy to Scale-Up Geothermal Energy Worldwide
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Ashden Calling for Entries for 2018 Awards
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
RE Minister Meets with Safety Science Firm
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
JCB Secures £10 Million Deal for Gas Powered Generators
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Rolls-Royce to Showcase Medium-Speed Engines for Power Generation at Green Expo
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Work Progresses on Kiffa Hybrid Plant
Monday, September 4, 2017

Work is progressing on the Kiffa Hybrid Power in Mauritania. The plant is the first of its kind in the West African sub-region,
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CCECC to Build Expensive Hydro Plant in Nigeria
Monday, September 4, 2017

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corp. (CCECC) will build a 3,050-MW hydroelectric plant in the Mambila region of eastern Nigeria,
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NNPC Increase Gas Supplies to Power Plants
Monday, September 4, 2017

NNPC said that its daily supply of natural gas to power plants has increased by 123%.
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Kenya Court Annuls Election Results
Monday, September 4, 2017
Ncondezi On Track for Partner by Year End
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Plant Nearing 50%
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Nigeria’s Zungeru hydroelectric power plant is now almost 50% complete. The $1.29 billion 700-MW hydro power plant, located in the Niger State
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TRINE and Energy4Impact Raise Funds for Pawame in Kenya
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Debt crowdfunding platform TRINE, is raising funds for a Kenyan renewable energy business.
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Mongolia’s Sainshand Wind Farm Achieves Financial Close
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The 55MW Sainshand wind farm, located 7km west of Sainshand in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert, has successfully achieved financial close.
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HTL Group Continues to Serve the Wind Industry with New GWO BTT Standard
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Successful PPAs for Solar-Diesel Hybrid Microgrids in Mining and Other Large-Scale Applications
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
US Invests More Than $50 Million in Clean Energy Projects in Nigeria
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Brent E. Omdahl, the head of US Commercial Unit at the USTDA said the US has invested over $50 million in clean energy projects across 18 Nigerian states.
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WWEA to Conduct Renewable Energy Dialogues Across Pakistan
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Nigus to Bring Electric Vehicles to Nigeria
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Nigerian indigenous company, Nigus, revealed plans to introduce electric vehicles (EV) into the Nigerian market in 2018.
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Sisi Meets with Rosatom
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

In a bid to move its nuclear power ambitions forward Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, met with the CEO of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corp
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Sterling and Wilson Start Work on Zambian Solar Plant
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Sterling and Wilson, an engineering firm out of India, began work on the project to build a 54-MW solar power plant in Kafue province of Lusaka, Zambia.
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Planned Zambia Wind Farm Receives USTDA Grant
Monday, August 28, 2017

The USTDA approved a $1.05-million grant to support a feasibility study and the related costs for Zambia's first wind power plant.The funding went to
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ENGIE to Develop its First Renewable Project in Mongolia
Monday, August 28, 2017
Water and Sanitation is Key to Tackle Poverty
Monday, August 28, 2017
Sustainable Path to Water Security Urgent Priority for MENA Region
Monday, August 28, 2017
Nile Flows to Egypt Will Not be Affected by Ethiopian Hydro Plans
Monday, August 28, 2017

According to Sudanese president Omar Al Bashir, the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River
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Ghana Rolling Out Solar Lottery Kiosks
Monday, August 28, 2017

By the end September Ghana’s National Lottery Authority (NLA) will introduce solar-powered kiosks for smooth lotto
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Malawi to Install PV Mini Grid
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Malawian NGO, Community Energy Malawi (CEM), with $250,000 in funding from the UNDP, will install a 45-kW solar PV mini grid to supply electricity to at least
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Alternatio Navitas Launches Off-Grid Solar in Nigeria
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Nigerian indigenous firm, Alternatio Navitas, unveiled its off-grid solar home system in the West African country to meet the electricity needs of households as supply from the national grid
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USADF, Power Africa and GE Reveal Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Sinohydro Could Commit to More Hydro in Cote d’Ivoire
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

China’s Sinohydro could possibly commit to the construction of three new hydroelectric power stations after the completion of its current project
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ULEMCo Plans a Fuel Cell Approach to Extend Range of Electric Vans
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
GreenWish Partners with Orange in DRC
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
SEFA Approves Funding for Off-Grid Project CIZO in Togo
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The African Sustainable Energy Fund (SEFA), hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), approved a $975,000 grant for Togo to start project CIZO. The project is aimed
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EBRD and Proparco to Finance Two Solar Plants
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The EBRD and Proparco will provide capital of a total of $116 million to finance the construction and implementation of two 50-MW photovoltaic power plants in Egypt
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Drone Based Automatic Detailed Inspection Service for Electric Utilities
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Off-grid Solar Will Transform Business in Nigeria
Monday, August 21, 2017
Energy 4 Impact Signs Contract with NREL
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Energy 4 Impact and OVO Partner to Bring Solar to Kenya
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Energy 4 Impact has partnered with OVO Foundation, OVO Energy’s charity, to launch a pioneering new project to install solar PV systems in schools
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REC’s Q2 2017 Solar Market Insight Report
Thursday, August 17, 2017
EDM to Expand Electrical Grid
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Red Cross Installs Solar Lights in Liberia
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Red Cross in Liberia is helping to power rural health facilities. With support from the Canadian Red Cross, the Liberian Red Cross, under its
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Coca Cola Rolls Out Solar Kiosks
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Coca Cola Company rolled out a project in Kenya for the distribution of solar panels to operators of the firm’s soft drink kiosks. This project will see
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Thompson Machinery Offers Caterpillar Solar, Microgrid and Storage Systems Globally
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Trash May be Treasure for SA Manufacturers
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
270 Bodies Recovered in Sierra Leone Mudslide
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Angola Awards Hydro Dam Project
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

China’s Gezhouba Group Co. Ltd (CGGC) was awarded a contract to build a 2,172 MW hydroelectric dam by the Angolan government. The hydro dam will
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Mauritius Hotel Goes Solar
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

LUX* Resorts & Hotels has implemented 130 solar panels and batteries to fully substitute diesel-based power generation for the needs of Ile des Deux Cocos
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More Than 18 Dead in Burkina Faso Attack
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Sierra Leone Signs PPA with Joule Africa
Monday, August 14, 2017

Sierra Leone has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Joule Africa for the future production of the Bumbuna II hydroelectric plant. Under the
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Zimbabwe Pays to Keep Lights On
Monday, August 14, 2017
Kenya Invites US Firms for Qualification in Hydro Feasibility Study
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Kenya’s Virunga Power has invited US companies to submit qualification data to develop a feasibility study to assess the technical, environmental, and socia
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Egypt and Mitsubishi Sign Deal for Turbines
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Egypt and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems signed an agreement that will have Mitsubishi developing two gas turbines for the North Cairo Power Station. The contract
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Violence Erupts After Election
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Philadelphia Solar Signs PPA for Jordan Plant
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Signing Ceremony for Mozambique’s Power Plant
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Ignite Delivers Home Energy Solutions Cheaper
Thursday, August 10, 2017
ACWA to Build Three PV Plants in Egypt
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

ACWA Power will build three solar PV power plants in the Aswan Province of Egypt. All three of the solar PV power plants will
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EBRD and Egypt to Sign Finance Agreement
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Egyptian government is set to sign a $60-million agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), according to
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Solar Eclipse Will Affect PV Generators in US
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Combined Solar/Methane Power Plant in South Australia
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Odinga Cries Foul in Kenya Election
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Accelerating Renewables Development Through Knowledge Transfer
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
A New Twist on Waste-to-Energy
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Protocol for Investment Signed for Dabaa Nuclear Plant
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
STEG Launches Construction of PV Plant
Monday, August 7, 2017

Tunisia’s state-run utility, Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG), launched the construction phase for its 10-MW solar PV plant in the governorate
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KenGen Awards Contract for Geothermal Plant
Monday, August 7, 2017

KenGen, the Kenyan utility firm, awarded the contract to construct a 61-MW geothermal power plant to a Sino-Kenyan consortium consisting of
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Wärtsilä to Supply 22 MW Power Plant to Morocco
Monday, August 7, 2017

Wärtsilä is to supply a 22 MW baseload power plant to Morocco's state utility under an EPC contract. The power plant consists of two
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ecoligo Launches New Project in Kenya on Crowd-funding Platform
Sunday, August 6, 2017

ecoligo has launched a new project on its crowd-funding platform, shortly after installation began on the startup’s first two crowd-financed solar system projects. The financing volume is
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ABB Wins $30 Million Order to Support Integration of RE in Germany
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Hyperscale Demand Encourages African Infrastructure Investment
Sunday, August 6, 2017
New Report Explores the Role of Crowdfunding in Raising Finance for Energy
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Sierra Leone's Bumbuna 1 Set for Major Expansion
Friday, August 4, 2017

In a clear sign that the government of Sierra Leone is taking steps to get the country back on its feet following the Ebola crisis, it has today signed a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Joule Africa to provide
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World Bank Approves IDA Credit for Kenyan Off-Grid Solar
Thursday, August 3, 2017

The World Bank approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $150 million to enable marginalized communities in Kenya to
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Zambia to Set Up Solar Milling Plants
Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Zambian government will set up three solar milling plants in the Kabompo district in Northwestern province. The addition of solar milling plants is aimed at
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Powin Energy to Deploy 2.4 MWh of Energy Storage Systems in Hawaii
Thursday, August 3, 2017
BPC Prequalifies 62 Bidders
Thursday, August 3, 2017
MTN Partners with Fenix in Zambia
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

African telecoms company, MTN, is extending its partnership with energy and financial services firm Fenix International to launch pay-to-own solar home systems in
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Zagtouli PV Plant at 90%
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Energy announced that the rate of achievement of its PV plant at Zagtouli has reached 90%, and that the installations will come into
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Ghana Lottery Goes Solar
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Ghanaian National Lottery Authority (NLA) plans to provide about 30,000 innovative solar kiosks nationwide for its agents. The solar kiosks are part of
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Total Nigeria Partners with Blackbit on Solar Solutions
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

As part of its commitment to aiding Nigeria power the country Total Nigeria has partnered with Blackbit Ltd. The two firms signed a Solar Solution
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Phanes Group Cooperates with meteocontrol
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Rosatom and AYGN Sign MoU
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
ADFB Supports New Power Plant for Guinea
Monday, July 31, 2017

The Abu Dhabi Development Fund (ADFD) has released $18 million to Guinea for the construction of a new power plant.This funding comes within the
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KDF to Fund Djibouti Geothermal
Monday, July 31, 2017

The Kuwait Development Fund (KDF) has provided Djibouti with $27 million to finance the Gale-Le-Koma geothermal project. The grant was approved
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UAE Tailored BIPV Regulations to Bring Solar off the Ground
Monday, July 31, 2017
Angola Opens Cambambe 2 Hydropower Plant
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Angola’s vice president, Manuel Domingos Vicente, officially opened the Cambambe 2 hydropower plant. Voith was the project's key partner and was responsible for
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Bourbon Installs First Floating Wind Turbine in France
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Infrastructure Africa-Solutions for Socio-Economic Challenges
Sunday, July 30, 2017
IFC Approves Huge Investment in Egyptian Solar
Thursday, July 27, 2017

The IFC has approved an investment of $635 million that will aid in funding the construction, operation, and maintenance on up to 11 solar power plants in
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Blade Inspection Complete at Amakhala
Thursday, July 27, 2017
REDAVIA Powers Shanta Gold’s Luika Mine
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

REDAVIA has started operations of its eight-container solar farm at Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in the Chunya district, Tanzania. With the
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TESVOLT’s Online Calculator Tool Determines the Most Cost-efficient Storage Solution
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Alternative Energy Advisors Presents on Wind Energy Industry Status and Opportunities
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Pyxis Energy Launches New Energy Reliability Service, Alternative Market Power
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Trump’s COP21 exit too late to stop momentum
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

So, the US is going to exit the COP21 agreement. Is this a catastrophic development?
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Gigawatt Global Lights Up Burundian City
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Gigawatt Global expanded its green energy offerings in Africa with solar powered ‘light islands’ in Burundi. Through a partnership between the mayor of Bujumbura, Freddy Mbonimpa, and
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Y’ello Box Powers Nigeria with Solar Electricity
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Nigeria is pioneering a new solar electricity service, theY’ello Box. The technology is a solar electricity system that officially launched earlier this year and allows
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ECG Performs Maintenance ahead of new Transformer
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Waste to Energy & Biogas Philippines Forum 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Egypt Allots Funds for Atomic Authority
Monday, July 24, 2017

A total of EGP 57 million has been allocated by the Egyptian government to the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA) for the2017/2018 fiscal year. The Public Treasury
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Zimbabwe to Construct Transmission Line with Neighbors
Monday, July 24, 2017

The Zimbabwean electricity transmission and distribution company (ZETDC) announced plans to start construction of a 1,000-km power line next
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MENA needs $200 BillionInvestment in Renewable Sector in the Short Term
Monday, July 24, 2017
CIF Funding Tanzanian Geothermal
Sunday, July 23, 2017

The Climate Investment Fund (CIF) approved $21.7 million in funding for Tanzania’s Geothermal Energy Development Project. The project is
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Malawi and Mitsubishi Team Up on Hydro
Sunday, July 23, 2017

EGENCO, Malawi’s state-run utility, signed an agreement with Japan's Mitsubishi Corp. for an 18-MW electrical expansion project. Under the terms of the agreement,
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Malawi and Mitsubishi Team Up on Hydro
Sunday, July 23, 2017

EGENCO, Malawi’s state-run utility, signed an agreement with Japan's Mitsubishi Corp. for an 18-MW electrical expansion project. Under the terms of the agreement,
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Uganda Receives Refinance Package for Hydro
Friday, July 21, 2017

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and FMO, the Dutch development bank, are jointly lending US$29.3 million of Senior Debt with a 12-year term to refinance the 13-MW Bugoye hydro-electric power plant in
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ABB Wins $30Mil UK Wind Energy Integration Contract
Friday, July 21, 2017
Togo to Receive 300,000 Home Solar Systems
Thursday, July 20, 2017

The government of Togo has signed a partnership agreement with BBOXX to deploy 300,000 domestic solar systems in the country over the next five years. The agreement was
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Kenya Awards Transmission Contract
Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy has awarded Chinese company, CAMC Engineering (CAMCE), the contract for the construction of a
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Loeriesfontein Wind Farm Makes Use of Mobile Transformer
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Loeriesfontein Wind Farm in South Africa’s Northern Cape has been making use of a mobile transformer to allow for an early connection to
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LiDAR: Clear Choice for Bankable Offshore Wind Measurements
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Mobisol Receives Loan for East Africa Expansion
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Mobisol has obtained a €10 million loan from the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation (Finnfund). The loan is expected to aid the company to
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Japan Signs LoI with AfDB
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Japanese government signed a letter of intent with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the establishment of the Japan-Africa Energy Initiative (JAEI). This initiative
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ExxonMobil Teams to Advance Research into Conversion of Biomass into Transportation Fuel
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Customized CHP Solution for Demanding Food Industry
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
World Bank Provides Grant for Rwandan Off-grid Ambitions
Monday, July 17, 2017

The World Bank has granted Rwanda a $50-million grant to improve access to off-grid electricity. The financing agreement was signed by Claver Gatete, Rwanda's Minister of Finance andy
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Cameroon’s EDC Takes Over Lom Pangar Dam
Friday, July 14, 2017

Cameroon, through its utility company Electricity Development Corp. (EDC), officially took over the management of the Lom Pangar dam.
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At Least 12 Dead in Cameroon Suicide Attack
Friday, July 14, 2017
Committee Formed to Educate on Power Transmission
Friday, July 14, 2017
Germany Finances Mozambique’s Electricity Grid
Friday, July 14, 2017

Germany has signed an agreement with Mozambique to finance the €15 million, Phase II of the project to modernize the country's electricity grid.
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Cameroon’s EDC Takes Over Lom Pangar Dam
Friday, July 14, 2017

Cameroon, through its utility company Electricity Development Corp. (EDC), officially took over the management of the Lom Pangar dam.
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AfDB to Finance Solar Plant in Chad
Thursday, July 13, 2017

The AfDB is financing the construction of a 32-MW solar power plant in Chad’s capital city of N'Djamena.In addition to financing the 32-MW solar
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ZZ Capital International Seals International RE Deal with Building Energy
Thursday, July 13, 2017

ZZ Capital International Seals International RE Deal with Building Energy
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Wärtsilä Signs first Asset Management Agreement for PV Power Plant in Burkina Faso
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wärtsilä signed its first Asset Management Agreement for a PV power plant. The company will assume full responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the
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SGS Tests and Certifies to UL 1741 Supplement (SA) under NRTL Program
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Inga III Timeline Pushed Back
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Bruno Kapandji, the head of the Congolese agency in charge of the project, told Reuters,"We are working for this timing (in 2024 or 2025) now that the potential
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Stern Energy Opts for Monitoring from meteocontrol
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
ViZn Energy Systems Enables 24/7 “Solar Nights” at Lowest Ever Published Cost
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
SolarEdge to Offer the Fastest AC EV Charging Rates by Supplementing Grid Power with PV power
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Nigeria Commissions Sub-station in Abuja
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Beyond the Grid Fund Signs First Contracts in Zambia
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Sweden’s Ambassador to Zambia, Henrik Cederin, signed four contracts with companies offering a variety of rural energy solutions for Zambia. The signing of
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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Comes to $4.6 Billion in H1 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Apple to Open New Data Center Powered Solely with RE
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Apple Inc will spend an estimated $921 milion on a new data center in Denmark that will run completely on renewable energy. The new data center is scheduled to
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Shell Allots $1 Billion for Clean Energies
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plans to budget $1 billion per year for its New Energies division. The major oil and gas firm is one of a several E&P firms that see the need to
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Crowd Power Launches Fourth Campaign and Sollatek Benefits
Monday, July 10, 2017

UK Aid-funded Crowd Power launched its fourth campaign with platform partner
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Tesla to Build 'World's Biggest Battery' in South Australia
Monday, July 10, 2017
Eskom Signs Loan with China
Monday, July 10, 2017
IFC Investing in Moroccan Green Bonds
Friday, July 7, 2017
Liberia Receives Grant from CIF for RE Development
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Liberia has received a $23.25-million grant from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to
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Simark partner 3D-P Sells Autonomous Off-grid Communication Trailer Solutions
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Nigerian Government Settles Electricity Bills
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Redavia Opens Ghanaian Office
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Redavia opened its first office and legal entity in Ghana. The office, located in Accra, was opened to
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Facebook’s Solar Drone Makes Second Successful Flight
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Siemens to Supply Power Train for Sabiya Power Plant in Kuwait
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Wärtsilä to Enhance the Reliability of World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Batoka Gorge Part of Zambia’s PPP Project Pipeline
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The government of Zambia unveiled a pipeline of Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects worth $22 billion and covering multiple sectors including energy, transport, agriculture, real estate
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Orascom Tagged for Egyptian Power Plant
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Orascom Construction Ltd. signed a contract to build a steam turbine power plant with a capacity of 650 MW in Walideya, Egypt for a total value of approximately
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Clean Energy for Kakuma Refugee Camp
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

DFID and Moving Energy are backing clean energy projects to boost health and enterprise in the Kakuma refugee camp. Refugees in Kenya’s Kakuma
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AU Invests in Geothermal
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Philips Lighting First with RE Certificates in the Gulf Region
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Expanded 8.5 MW Biogas Plant from Greenline in Operation
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Igbo Leaders Against Secession
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Fossil Fuels Still King in the US, But RE is on the Rise
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Solar Panels from Sand in Egypt
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Inga 3 Dam Risks Plunging DRC Deeper into Debt
Monday, July 3, 2017

A new report finds that the DRC is likely to suffer financial losses, continuing energy poverty if its mega hydropower
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AEP Energy Africa Lists on JSE
Monday, July 3, 2017
Kenya to Add 310 MW to Grid
Friday, June 30, 2017

Kenya will be adding 310 MW to its national grid by the end of September. According to Charles Keter, Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary, a power line linking ...
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UAE Switching to Steam for the Ultimate Clean
Friday, June 30, 2017
Terra Sola Exits Morocco, Egypt Gains
Friday, June 30, 2017

Terra Solar, out of Bahrain, is exiting Morocco just two years after entering the country’s renewable energy market. The firm is selling off its local subsidiary, Terra Solar Morocco because projects are not ...
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Soventix and Gentec Form JV for Nigerian Solar
Friday, June 30, 2017

Soventix out of Germany and Gentec EPC, a pioneer in the Nigerian energy industry, formed a JV to develop solar projects across Nigeria. The JV company, Soventix Hybrid Ltd., will at first focus on industrial ..,
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Bio-fuel from Waste, Zeolyte Catalysts Pave the Road
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Panasonic HIT Solar Module Achieves World's Highest Output Temperature Coefficient
Thursday, June 29, 2017
DuPont and Bock Expanding Biogas Enzymes Distribution Footprint
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Lagos State Embarking on Ambitious Power Project
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Nigeria’s Lagos state government signed an agreement with investors to generate 3,000 MW of electricity over the next seven years. The agreement, Lagos State Embedded Power Program, involves
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SOLA Opening Johannesburg Branch
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
ABB’s Microgrid to Power Aruba and Support Transition to Renewable Energy
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Genser and Sinoma Team Up
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Togo to Raise Electrification Rates with Solar
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The government of Togo, through the CI-ZO initiative, is looking to bring electricity to more than two million of its citizens. The CI-ZO initiative ...
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TCN Adds to Transformer Capacity
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has added an additional 60 MVA power transformer to the existing ones at the Hadejia 132/33KV substation
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Afam VI’s Capacity Drops
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Nigeria’s Afam VI power plant, located in the Niger Delta, saw its output drop by about 40% to 350 MW due to transmission challenges.
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Tanzania Promotes Stieglers Gorge Hydro
Monday, June 26, 2017

President John Magufulio of Tanzania revived discussions on the potential of the Stieglers Gorge hydroelectric power plant. The plant has been on the books for some time, starting back in the
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Santhiou Mekhe Solar Power Station Inaugurated
Monday, June 26, 2017

Macky Sall, the president of Senegal, inaugurated the Santhiou Mekhe solar power station. The plant is considered the largest in West Africa.
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Kenya Becomes AFC’s 15th Member
Friday, June 23, 2017

Kenya is the latest country to become a member of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution
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Boost in Genset Manufacturing Activity Aids Power Challenges in the Southern African
Friday, June 23, 2017
Global Wind O&M Market Set to Hit $27.4 Billion by 2025
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Bank of China Financing Cameroonian Solar
Thursday, June 22, 2017
La Jovenna Powering Up Madagascar
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Madagascar will be adding 76 MW to its grid in Antananarivo once its new thermal power station comes onstream. The power station is currently being
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KenGen Confident 2020 Targets Can be Reached
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

KenGen is confident in Kenya’s ability to achieve the 2020 goal of providing access to electricity for all of its population. The country currently has an electrification
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SunHydrO’s Solace Solar+Storage R&D Project
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Report Breakthrough in Algae Biofuel Research
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
New Power Plant for Tunisia
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tunisia’s state-run utility, the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG), signed an agreement
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Senegal Ponders Gambian Power Trip
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Senegal’s state-run utility, SENELEC, is considering aiding Gambia in bringing its power crisis under control. SENELEC is currently looking at exporting its power surplus
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Rosatom a Contender for South Africa’s Nuclear Plans
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sun24 Partners with Caritas Uganda to Light Up Rural Areas
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sun24 has partnered with Caritas Uganda, the social welfare branch of the Catholic Church, to provide solar lamps to needy households in rural
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EBRD Approves $500 Million for Egyptian RE
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved the framework for the financing of renewable energy in Egypt to the tune of
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Mozambique to Develop Solar PV Plant
Monday, June 19, 2017

Mozambique is planning to develop its first solar PV power plant. Mozambique’s state-owned power utility, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) will procure
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Sinohydro Awarded Extension on Hwange Power Plant
Monday, June 19, 2017
Firms Apply to Power Uganda
Monday, June 19, 2017
Malawi and Tanzania Sign Agreement on Songwe Power Station
Monday, June 19, 2017
University Chief Scientist to Serve on RSE Energy Future Panel
Friday, June 16, 2017
Solaris Offgrid Raises Funds for Expansion
Friday, June 16, 2017

Solaris Offgrid has raised more than €1 million to expand operations in new developing countries, including Africa, India and Southeast Asia. The company’s
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CL Grupo Acquires GES
Friday, June 16, 2017

CL Grupo Industrial completed its acquisition of Global Energy Services (GES), by acquiring the 100% of Global Energy Services Siemsa S.A. shares. The industrial
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DRC Asks Developers to Partner up on Inga 3 Bid
Friday, June 16, 2017

China Three Gorges Corp. and Activadades de Construccion y Servicios have been asked to team up by the government of the DRC and submit a single bid for
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Guinea Bissau Awards Electricity Infrastructure Contract
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Portuguese company Efacec has won an international public tender, promoted by the public company Eletricidade e Águas da Guiné-Bissau (EAGB), for the construction of essential
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Guinea Bissau Awards Electricity Infrastructure Contract
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Portuguese company Efacec has won an international public tender, promoted by the public company Eletricidade e Águas da Guiné-Bissau (EAGB), for the construction of essential
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Energy 4 Impact Lends Assistance to Solar Irrigation Firm SunCulture
Thursday, June 15, 2017
AIIM Acquisition Gives it Stake in Mali Thermal Project
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), through its AIIF3 fund, has acquired a 44% stake in Albatros Energy Mali. Albatros Energy Mali will
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Duke and Siemens Enter Deal for Advanced Gas Turbine Technologies
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Bureau Veritas Approvals Help Propel Floating Offshore Wind Sector
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
General Mills Going Green
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Multinational firms are turning to renewable energy to power headquarters, warehouses, and manufacturing
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Total’s Awango Lamp Sales Growing
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Total Nigeria plans to consolidate its solar business by developing solar hybrid solution for manufacturing industries with their existing power generation
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Ignite Marks Record Installations in Rwanda
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Ignite Power marked a new record for Rwanda’s solar energy sector, reaching a deployment speed of 1,500 solar home systems per day. In the 10 days since winning
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ACF Winners Announced
Monday, June 12, 2017

The winners of the Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) competition have been announced. Three African renewable energy projects were the winners
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Crowd4Climate Successfully Funds Mobile Solar Village
Monday, June 12, 2017

Crowd4Climate.org successfully funded its second project since the launch of the platform late last year. The second project is a mobile solar project for the village
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InfraCo Africa and USTDA Commit Funds for Standard Microgrid’s Zambian Plans
Monday, June 12, 2017
SunEQ Signs PPA in Namibia
Thursday, June 8, 2017

SunEQ, a solar asset development platform based in Germany, signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 5-MW solar PV project with Ohorongo Cement
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Egypt and Russia Progressing Dabaa Nuclear Plant
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Egypt and Russia have completed 99% of the contracts necessary for the implementation of the Al Dabaa
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GE to Help Upgrade Equipment at Ubungo Power Plant
Thursday, June 8, 2017
MacGregor Technology Drives Offshore Wind Energy Advances
Thursday, June 8, 2017
IEA Calls for Clear and Consistent Policy Support for Nuclear Energy
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Dulas Launches Advanced Solar-Powered Vaccine Refrigerator
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Research Points Towards a New Competitive Era for Sustainable Energy
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Agreement Signed for Sale of Clare Solar Farm in Australia
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Technology Rewrites Africa’s Energy Future
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
CONCO Successes Lead to Market Growth
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

CONCO successfully completed the electrical balance of plants for over nine wind farms and four solar PV parks in South Africa including grid connections. This work
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Senegal Power Generation Reaches 1,000 MW
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Israel Commits to ECOWAS Solar Investment
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Algeria Launches Initiative for Solar SMEs
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Algeria is launching a “solar energy cluster” which will play host to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The cluster will
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Locus Energy Adds Game-Changing Feature to SolarNOC™ Platform
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Medupi’s Unit 4 Synchronized
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Eskom, the South African state utility, reported that Unit 4 of the Medupi Power Station Project in Lephalale, Limpopo, was connected to the national power grid on May 31. Unit 4’s connection
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The Rise of Renewable Energy Across Africa
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Government Orders Eskom to Remove Molefe--Again
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Burkina Faso Breaks Ground on Solar Plant
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Burkina Faso saw the ground-breaking ceremony of the new 15-MWp PV power plant, owned by EREN Renewable Energy and Africa Energy Management Platform to serve IAMGOLD Essakane SA take place on May 26.
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REG Including Off-grid to Help Reach Targets
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) is including off-grid solutions in its plans achieve its 563 MW target set for 2018.
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Microgrid Market Set to Reach $23 Billion by 2021
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Botswana Issues Tender for Solar Farm
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Botswana Power Corp. (BWC) has issued a tender for the construction of a 100-MW solar plant.
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NNPC Plans Metering Plant to Serve Egbin Expansion
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Nigeria’s NNPC plans to construct a 500 Mcf/d metering plant to serve the expansion of the Egbin Power Plant.
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Sanlam and InfraSec Launch New Africa infrastructure Fund
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Gabal Al Zeit Attracts International Interest
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Gabal Al Zeit wind farm has generated interest from a number of international firms.
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GE to Set Up Power Turbine Service Plant in Nigeria
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Nigeria will see a repair and service plant for power turbines established by GE.
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SolarEdge Presents Expanded Commercial and Residential Portfolio
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Tanzania Plans RE Training Center
Monday, May 29, 2017

Tanzania plans to open a renewable energy training center.
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Tesvolt and SMA Solar Technology Team Up on Battery Storage
Monday, May 29, 2017
Call for Tender on Cameroonian Hydro Project
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Platinum Power announced on May 24 that it has launched a call for prequalification of companies, with a view to concluding a turnkey contract to mobilize the required resources in the construction and installation of the Makay hydroelectric complex in Cameroon.
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Nova Power to Build Ivorian Solar Project
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Nova Power will build a solar power plant with a capacity of 25 MW in Bingué-Bougou, Cote d’Ivoire via its Ivorian subsidiary Korhogo Solaire.
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Alten to Install PV Plant in Namibia
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Alten Energias Renovables will install a 45-MW solar PV power plant in the Hardap region of Namibia.
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Madagascar Benefits from Solar Trees
Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Manentena Foundation is lighting up a village in Madagascar.
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SAPVIA Launches PV GreenCard Program
Thursday, May 25, 2017

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) launched its new PV GreenCard in Johannesburg on May 26.
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ABB to Establish Transformer Factory in Egypt
Thursday, May 25, 2017
GES Returns to Work in Egypt
Thursday, May 25, 2017
RE Employed More Than 9.8 Million in 2016
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Access Power Short-lists ACF Candidates
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Access Power, inpartnership with EREN Renewable Energy, has short-listed five candidates for the 2017 Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) competition. This is the third
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IFC to Support KPLC in Reducing Losses
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

IFC revealed plans to support Kenya Power and Lighting Co. (KPLC) in implementing a set of loss reduction measures, aimed at reducing the technical and commercial losses experienced
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REDAVIA Tagged to Power Ghana’s RMU
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Regional Maritime University (RMU) in Accra, Ghana has chosen REDAVIA to implement a state-of-the-art solution supplementing the existing power grid and reducing the dependency
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Energy 4 Impact to Support SOLARKIOSK in Kenya
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Gabon Ready to Move on Tsengue-Leledi Falls Hydro Project
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

On the sidelines of the Arab-American Islamic Summit in Riyadh, Gabonese president Ali Bongo Ondimba, provided an update on a project to build a hydroelectric
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Madagascar to Enact Law Regulating Electricity Sector
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Madagascar is ready to enact a new law governing its electricity sector this summer. The program to review the legal framework for the electricity sector in Madagascar (PRC-ELEC) is expected
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