Energy & Power

Green energy and decarbonisation: an opportunity for African mining

pexels pixabay 60008Experts discussed how Africa's mineral sector should seize the opportunities presented by the global transition towards green energy, and the ways in which the industry should take advantage of these prospective opportunities to boost the continent's oil, gas and mineral sector







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AfDB announces programme to expand solar energy generation in G5 Sahel countries

AdobeStock 333048033The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a Desert-to-Power technical support programme that will advance the rollout of solar generation in G5 Sahel countries, where 60 million people lack access to electricity

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Clean Technology Fund and Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa announce US$25mn for medium scale independent power producers

achwa hydropowerThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$15mn from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) and US$10mn from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) to advance the African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) II’s projects to boost low-carbon energy generation in sub-Saharan Africa

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Lekela successfully installs first turbine at West Bakr wind farm in Egypt

WT96 blade installationLekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, has announced the successful installation of the first turbine at its 250MW West Bakr wind project in Egypt

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AfDB approves loan for second phase of power transmission project in Madagascar

AdobeStock 338836258The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of US$42.9mn to finance the second phase of a major power transmission and interconnection project in Madagascar

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