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27 08 2022 | 05:52

City of Chicago to buy 100% renewable power by 2025, starting with 593MW PV project

The US city of Chicago has committed to purchasing renewable energy for all City facilities and operations by 2025 and has entered into an agreement with electricity supplier Constellation for the…

17 08 2022 | 17:15

SENEGAL: Gauff trains 247 youths in the installation of solar photovoltaic systems

As part of the project to electrify 300 villages in Senegal, the Senegalese subsidiary of the German consulting group Gauff Engineering is training 247 young people in the installation of solar…

17 08 2022 | 17:10

Nigeria secures $1.5bn loan for solar projects

Nigeria has secured a $1.5 billion loan facility from the US-EXIM Bank to deliver solar power infrastructure in 10 different locations across the country. This was disclosed by the Chief Executive…

17 08 2022 | 17:06

Nigerian businesses turn to solar as diesel costs bite

LAGOS, (Reuters) - Nigeria's solar companies are seeing a surge in demand for mini-grids and equipment as businesses in Africa's biggest oil producer look for alternative power sources after the cost…

17 08 2022 | 16:55

Nigerian minigrids improve power reliability and utility revenues for communities “under” the grid

The town of Toto in the central Nigerian state of Nasarawa, near the national capital of Abuja, is wired for electricity. Though poles and wires dot the landscape, people live without power.

17 08 2022 | 16:29

African nations expected to make case for big rise in fossil fuel output

Leaders of African countries are likely to use the next UN climate summit in November to push for massive new investment in fossil fuels in Africa, according to documents seen by the Guardian.

07 08 2022 | 08:32

AfDB $66m funding boost to electrify hundreds of thousands in Guinea

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved a $66.39 million support package for Guinea, intended to help it increase access to electricity.

28 07 2022 | 20:49

Global electricity demand growth expected to slow to 2.4% in 2022

Global electricity demand is expected to grow by 2.4% in 2022 after last year’s 6% increase, bringing it in line with its average growth rate over the five years prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, the…

28 07 2022 | 20:28

The 3.6 GW Rogun hydro project reaches a new milestone (Tajikistan)

Webuild has started concrete pouring for the construction of the core dam at the 3.6 GW Rogun hydropower project (6 x 600 MW) in Tajikistan, located about 90 km from Dushanbe. The project, which is…

28 07 2022 | 20:24

GUINEA: US$66 Million in Funding for Electricity Access in Six Cities

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is approving US$ 66.39 million in funding for electricity access in Guinea. The project for which the Guinean transitional government is obtaining funding aims to…

28 07 2022 | 20:23

UK urged to set end-date for gas-fired electricity as wholesale energy prices skyrocket

With wholesale gas prices in the UK having risen by 250% since January, some green groups are calling on the Government to commit to ending gas-fired electricity generation and give more detail on…

28 07 2022 | 20:19

How energy insecurity has scuttled climate change efforts ahead of COP27 meeting

Since the Glasgow COP26 climate meeting in 2021, varying factors have created adverse energy and economic scenarios that have made nations to shift focus from climate change programmes. They include…

19 07 2022 | 12:22

World’s largest hydroelectric power plant enters full operation as power peak arrive

The Three Gorges Hydroelectric Power Station, the world's largest hydroelectric power plant under China Gorges Corporation (CTG), has entered full operation on June 28 to meet the coming summer power…

19 07 2022 | 12:06

Greece tells Germans fearing huge heating bills to ‘come here for winter’

Greece’s tourism minister has sent an invitation to German pensioners wanting to escape astronomical heating bills and other high living costs this coming winter, urging them to see his country as an…

12 07 2022 | 07:45

African Single Electricity Market to be world’s largest power trading programme

The African Union has launched the African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM) which will one day become the world’s largest continent-wide energy trading programme. The initiative is meant to…

12 07 2022 | 07:34

5 Electricity distribution companies in Nigeria to undergo restructuring

The Nigerian government has announced that five out of the 11 electricity distribution companies in the country will be restructured. The affected companies are Port Harcourt, Kano, Kaduna, Ibadan…

12 07 2022 | 07:32

BENIN: GreenYellow and Egnon win construction of 4 solar parks in PPP

The government of Benin has signed a concession agreement with a consortium formed by French independent power producer (IPP) GreenYellow and Egnon Consulting, a Cotonou-based company. The public-…

12 07 2022 | 07:05

Conservatives blame the energy crisis on net zero climate goals – but what is really going on?

A range of factors is behind the rise in electricity prices, but net zero isn’t one of them. Energy markets and electricity systems are complicated beasts at the best of times, but throw in war,…

05 07 2022 | 08:46

CAMEROON: Two solar-powered water supply systems come into service in the South

The Cameroonian government is inaugurating two drinking water supply systems in the southern region. The installations are equipped with hybrid solar mini-power stations with batteries for…

05 07 2022 | 08:42

Despite Electricity Surplus, Rural Residents Remain in the Dark

This story was originally published by Global Press Journal. KITGUM, UGANDA — Abya Mwaka is used to the constant groan of generators. They have become indispensable for small businesses in Kitgum, a…