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.

solar energy

Solar advantages increase even without government subsidies – study

Solar energy is now the cheapest way to add electricity in many markets across the globe - Wood Mackenzie has revealed.
renewables capacity

Enel breaks own record for renewable energy capacity additions

Italian multinational energy company Enel has broken its own record for renewable energy capacity built in a single year.
B2Gold's Fekola Mine in Mali

Power projects making a difference lauded in Mining Elites in Africa

“Not only focusing on the bottom line but also incorporating softer, strategic goals clearly paid off,” says Laura-Jane Cornish, Editor-in-Chief of Mining Review Africa.

GE gas turbines to power 300MW plant in Senegal

GE has secured an order to supply gas power generation equipment for West African Energy’s 300MW combined-cycle power project in Senegal.

The Global Power & Energy Elites is back with industry’s stand-out...

This edition showcases project innovation and passion in the modern power and energy markets— We have spread the net wide to cover a broad spectrum of the energy ecosystem from across the world.
renewables capacity

Wind to account for two-thirds of global power production by 2030

Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.
nuclear power

Nuclear power: A sensible and sustainable option for Africa

The decision to adopt nuclear power in South Africa was made as a result of sound strategic planning. It has turned out to have been a very good decision.
wind farm

Clir Renewables selected to optimise Africa’s largest wind farm

Africa-based renewable energy company Lake Turkana Wind Power has partnered with energy solutions firm Clir Renewables to enhance it’s wind farm performance tracking.
total and American Petroleum Institute

Total quits American Petroleum Institute over climate goals

French multinational energy company Total has withdrawn its membership within the American Petroleum Institute (API).

Fossil fuels to dominate Africa’s energy mix this decade – report

A new study into Africa’s energy generation uses a state-of-the-art machine-learning technique to analyse the pipeline of more than 2,500 planned power plants.

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