Jean Marie Takouleu

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02 12 2022 | 18:54

EGYPT: Acwa mobilises investors for Gabal el Zeit 1.1 GW wind farm

Saudi Arabian independent power producer (IPP) Acwa Power is continuing the development of its 1.1 GW wind project in Gabal el Zeit, in the Gulf of Suez. Its capital is now open to several investors…

02 12 2022 | 18:52

MOZAMBIQUE: US$125 Million to Upgrade Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric Plant

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved a US$ 125 million loan for the modernisation of the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric scheme in Mozambique. Its power plant…

02 12 2022 | 18:33

UGANDA: BGFA to grant $5m for d.light and Engie solar kits

As part of its activities in Uganda, the Beyond the Grid for Africa (BGFA) programme is selecting two companies to receive a grant for the installation of solar home systems. The grant, awarded…

02 12 2022 | 14:01

AFRICA: SEFA secures $64m funding for renewable energy

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has received a pledge of $64 million to support the deployment of renewable energy in Africa.

02 12 2022 | 13:59

MOZAMBIQUE: Notice of Prequalification for Two 60 MWac Solar PV Plants

The government of Mozambique is launching a notice of pre-qualification of independent power producers (IPPs) for the development of two solar projects.

02 12 2022 | 13:57

MALI: IDA lends $30m for climate resilience in drylands

The World Bank is approving a $30 million loan to Mali. The funding is intended to support Mali's efforts to build climate resilience for farmers living in semi-arid areas. The $30 million loan…

02 12 2022 | 13:50

KENYA: $472 million emergency appeal to combat drought

The United Nations (UN) is joining with the Kenyan government and other international organisations to launch an appeal for $472.6 million to help more than 6 million people affected by drought in…

13 11 2022 | 13:30

EGYPT: Africa’s first green hydrogen plant goes live in Ain Sokhna

As decision-makers from around the world gather in Charm El Sheikh for the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), a consortium of companies is commissioning Africa's first green…

13 11 2022 | 13:16

Climate emergency in Africa: time for adaptation solutions

As decision-makers from around the world gather in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), climate change is affecting the African continent, from…

13 11 2022 | 13:14

AFRICA: Air pollution is the second highest risk factor for death

A new report highlights the impact of increasing levels of fine particle pollution in Africa. The report on "The State of Air Quality and its Health Effects in Africa" was recently published by the…

13 11 2022 | 10:28

AFRICA: Countries should allocate 1.4% of GDP per year to climate action

In a new report, the World Bank recommends that developing countries allocate 1.4% of gross domestic product (GDP) to climate action. This funding, mobilised each year, is intended to compensate for…

13 11 2022 | 10:14

Drinking water, solar energy, biogas…the innovation of the SUEZ UCD Smart Village

In the face of climate change and the need for development, it is now imperative to find solutions likely to improve the living conditions of populations in rural areas of Africa. The UCD® Smart…

21 10 2022 | 11:49

AFRICA: “Dream” program for solar irrigation

The Ethiopian government recently participated in the launch of the "Dream" program (Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities). This multi-stakeholder initiative aims at the large-scale…

21 10 2022 | 11:30

UGANDA: Equatorial and GIZ team up to solarize 27 rural clinics

In Uganda, electricity provider Equatorial Power is teaming up with the German International Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ) to provide solar energy to at least 27 health centers in rural areas…

21 10 2022 | 08:19

SOUTH AFRICA: Sasol and ArcelorMittal focus on hydrogen to decarbonize industry

The Sasol and ArcelorMittal groups will work together to decarbonize the industrial sector in South Africa. The two groups will rely on carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and green hydrogen production in…

21 10 2022 | 08:05

AFRICA: GCF funding for energy efficiency in buildings in four countries

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is releasing 220 million euros to finance energy efficiency in buildings worldwide. The funded program is expected to benefit at least four African countries. The…

21 10 2022 | 08:03

AFRICA: DFC backs clean energy providers with $40 million

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is investing $40 million in the Energy Entrepreneur Growth Fund (EEGF). Established in 2019, the facility finances renewable energy…

21 10 2022 | 07:53

EGYPT: Taqa commissions a 20 MWp solar power plant in Sharm El-Sheikh

In Egypt, Taqa Power, the subsidiary of Taqa Arabia, is commissioning a 20 MWp solar photovoltaic power plant in the seaside town of Sharm El-Sheikh. The installation will power 6,000 hotel rooms a…

02 10 2022 | 14:02

SOUTH AFRICA: EDF signs power purchase agreements for three wind farms

Independent Power Producer (IPP) EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the Electricité de France (EDF) group, has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) for three wind farms in South Africa. These…

02 10 2022 | 13:49

AFRICA: Starsight and SolarAfrica merge to provide solar to businesses

Solar energy providers Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica have announced their merger. In the process, the two companies have been awarded R1.25 billion ($69.5 million) by African Infrastructure…