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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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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
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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