Virtual AUW & POWERGEN highlights: Africa’s Energy transition

Day two of the Virtual AUW webinar session focused on the energy transition in light of the financial havoc created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual series underway: African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa

Due to popular demand for information, expert opinion and connections with your peers and customers, you can now register to attend any of the ten virtual sessions.

Clean Technology Fund injects $10m into Ethiopia’s geothermal capacity

The Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund has extended a $10m concessional senior loan for the development of the Tulu Moyo Geothermal Power Plant project in Ethiopia.

COVID-19, Climate change and Africa’s energy future

"COVID19 has demonstrated what could happen when nations unite around a common cause," says Dr Anthony Nyong, Director: Climate Change and Green Growth, African Development Bank.

MIGA Insures Actis Energy investment in South Africa’s renewables sector

MIGA, a member of the World Bank Group, has issued guarantees in support of the construction, ownership and operation of two solar photovoltaic and two wind power plants in South Africa.

Enel Foundation alumnus, university team designs open-source ventilators

A team at South Africa's University of Johannesburg, including the Enel Foundation's 2019 Open Africa Project alumnus Dr Samuel Masebino, have taken an innovative approach to the provision of ventilators in the midst the pandemic.

Water and energy sectors prepare for Africa’s largest virtual event

During the weeklong webinar series, attendees will be able to engage with speakers and fellow attendees through an exclusive virtual matchmaking digital tool.

MIGA backs Djibouti’s first utility-scale wind project

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency has issued guarantees that will support Djibouti’s first utility-scale wind project.

Hydropower at risk as Lake Victoria sees record water levels

Lake Victoria’s water levels have surged to their highest level in more than half a century posing a threat to the country’s hydropower plants.
Covid-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

COVID-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

The Covid-19 pandemic is the “biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades” according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.

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