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.

WADE launches project in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand • WADE launched a new project in Thailand within the framework of the Thailand-EC Cooperation Facility (TECF) of the European Commission.

RR turbines for Nigerian offshore

Rolls-Royce is to deliver a further eight RB211 industrial gas turbines for Nigeria's offshore oil and gas fields this year as part of contracts worth US$150 million from oil group Total.

Nigerian cement plant to get on-site power

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a 100 MW multi-fuel power plant at a cement works in Ewekoro, some 70 km from Lagos in Nigeria.

Genset deal for West Africa

Yorkshire, UK-headquartered genset supplier Yorpower Manufacturing Ltd is to supply more than 70 generators for a major African mobile telephone operator.

Solar telecoms in North Africa

Carmanah Technologies Corporation has received an initial US$1 million order from Lyon, France-based telecom provider TWIST to supply solar power systems for a project in North Africa.

On-site power plant order from Angola

ETA Star International LLC has ordered a 36 MW power plant from Wärtsilä to supply a new cement works in Angola.

Cogeneration, on-site hydro schemes planned for African agricultural industries

Two on-site renewable energy initiatives have been launched in the eastern and southern African agricultural sector – the tea and sugar industries will each become recipients of new generation capacity resulting in more than 70 MW of decentralized sustainable energy for the region.

Two Rolls-Royce gas engines for Spanish cogeneration plant

Two Bergen B35:40V16 engines from Rolls-Royce have been ordered by Cogen SA/Tortosa Energia for a cogeneration power project it is constructing near Tarragona in Spain. Each engine will provide 6.8 MW of electrical power in addition to 4.6 MW of thermal power.

CDM-funded on-site power plant in South Africa fuelled by waste gases

GE Energy has supplied three of its ecomagination-certified Jenbacher biogas generator sets to the owner of a process effluent-to-biogas plant that will provide electricity to a gas-to-liquids (GTL) refinery in South Africa.

Kyoto’s CDM reaches 500th registered project

The Kyoto Protocol's clean development mechanism (CDM) has registered its 500th clean energy project, an 8.75 MW wind farm in Gujarat, India.

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