Africa

Côte d’Ivoire secures funds for 44MW hydro project

Côte d’Ivoire has secured $34 million from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) to build a 44MW hydroelectricity generation plant.

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Statkraft donates £2m to curb energy poverty in Africa

A new alliance formed between Statkraft and international development charity SolarAid aims to curb energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce targets Africa’s renewables market with Berlin investment

Rolls-Royce to expand its presence within the Sub-Saharan renewable energy market by investing in Berlin-based startup Kowry Energy GmbH.

South Africa denies Karpowership environmental authorisation

South Africa has refused Karpowership SA’s application for environmental authorisation to develop gas to power via powerships at three ports in the country.
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Togo unveils its first renewable energy project

The 50MW Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed solar power project, one of the largest solar energy projects in West Africa, is now operational.

Madagascar expands solar plant with 20MW and battery storage

Jirama, state utility in Madagascar, has announced plans to extend the capacity of the Ambatolampy solar PV power plant and add battery storage.

Africa’s first grid-tied biomass power plant planned for Côte d’Ivoire

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and Proparco will finance a biomass power plant with grid injection in Côte d’Ivoire in a first for the continent.

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