Africa

. All news, projects, policy and regulation announcements concerning electricity generation across Africa, including electrification projects, renewable energy uptake, energy transition news in Africa and utility announcementsTenders, power purchase agreements, and energy auctions from sub-Sarahan Africa, West Africa, East Africa, North Africa and Madagascar will also be included in this section.

US to decouple Ethiopian aid from Grand Renaissance Dam dispute

The US will de-link its suspension of millions of dollars of aid to Ethiopia from its policy on the contested Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and hydro project.

Turboden and Siemens Energy upgrade gas compressor station in Egypt

Turboden has been selected to supply a high-temperature Organic Rankine Cycle system to GASCO's Dahshour gas compressor station.

South African star gazing powered by the sun

Maintaining the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), is no easy feat and in 2011 the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) commenced with...
energy storage

Global energy storage installations to exceed 10GW in 2021

According to a new report released by research firm IHS Markit, the global market for energy storage will more than double in 2021 from the 2020 level.

Webcast 23 Feb: The question of coal in the energy transition

A panel of experts explores the balance between embracing clean energy and exploiting least-cost resources.

Op-Ed: What opponents of nuclear energy do not tell you

Nuclear energy is the only power generation technology we have available today, that delivers exceptionally well on all of the above objectives.
energy storage

Webcast 25 Feb: Energy storage applications

Register to attend this webinar to understand which energy storage use cases are seeing widespread adoption.
hydrogen

Exponential growth predicted for green hydrogen market

A new report released by research firm Frost & Sullivan states that owing to decarbonisation efforts, the production of green hydrogen will increase by 57% between 2019 and 2030.
wave power

Swedish wave energy firm wins Morocco’s Smart Port Challenge

Eco Wave Power has won the Smart Port Challenge Competition held by Morocco’s National Ports Agency and National Single Window.

Hydropower with floating solar holds massive potential for Africa

Floating solar on existing hydropower reservoirs could provide solar electricity to help compensate for production losses during dry periods.

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