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Unlocking Renewable Energy Investments in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa: 7 May 2024 – As the global community intensifies efforts to combat climate change and transition towards sustainable energy sources, Africa stands at a pivotal crossroads in unlocking its renewable energy potential. With abundant natural resources and growing energy demand, the continent presents a unique opportunity for renewable energy investments that can […]

Trina Solar, SOLA and Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) Signed Partnership to Launch 195MW Springbok Utility Project Using Vertex N Modules
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South Africa : Trina Solar, SOLA and Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) Signed Partnership to Launch 195MW Springbok Utility Project Using Vertex N Modules

Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, proudly announces the commencement of the groundbreaking Springbok project in collaboration with SOLA and WBHO, marking a significant milestone in South Africa’s renewable energy landscape. The signing ceremony for this monumental venture took place at Solar & Storage Live Africa, highlighting the importance […]

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Geometric Power Commissions the Afreximbank-Backed 141 MW Aba Integrated Power Project

The Aba IPP is equipped with renowned world class infrastructure including three GE LM6000 Gas turbines, with a capacity to produce up to 47MW each The 141 MW Aba Integrated Power Project (Aba IPP), an Afreximbank-financed project , was officially commissioned in Abia State by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E […]

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Hinen Displays the latest Backup System at Solar Power Africa 2024

As a leader in the backup energy industry, Hinen proudly announced that it will display its latest Mini Series Backup System, as well as other backup power systems for homes and small businesses, at a conference held at Solar Power Africa from February 7th to 9th, 2024. These products not only have reliable power output […]

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Burkina Faso Solar Grandmothers initiative: Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) contribution to the rural energy transition process

The aim of the project was to empower older women to help reduce the negative environmental impact of fossil fuel use in Burkina Faso by promoting clean technologies and low-carbon energy sources History of the “Solar Grandmothers” initiative During the India-Africa Forum held in New Delhi in April 2008, an agreement was reached between the […]

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Kenya: African Development Bank commits more than €101 million to boost access to electricity

The project will improve electricity access for households, social infrastructure and micro, small and medium enterprises The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday approved a €101.10 million loan to Kenya to implement the third phase of the Last Mile Connectivity Project. The project will improve electricity access for households, social infrastructure […]

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End Energy Colonialism and Let Africa Make its Choices on Natural Gas at Conference of the Parties (COP27) – African Energy Chamber

900 million Africans rely on solid biomass such as firewood and charcoal for cooking, which causes indoor pollution that kills 600,000 people a year Let’s look at African realities A kettle boiled twice a day by the rich and luxurious family of radical leftist group Extinction Rebellion’s (http://bit.ly/3GrFAM2) Chloé Farand in the France, uses five […]

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Analysis: Dr. Benedict Oramah Provides Thoughtful, Balanced Insights into Africa’s Energy Future

By NJ Ayuk, Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Ahead of the November 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (more commonly known as COP27) in Egypt, Dr. Benedict Oramah, president and chair of Afreximbank, authored a thoughtful and compelling commentary about the economic and social impact of divestment from the production of fossil fuels in Africa.  […]

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The Role of Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria in Africa’s Search for European Gas Market Share

This search has drawn attention to a number of African gas projects that are likely to help Europe in the future By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) The curtailment of Russian natural gas deliveries is a source of anxiety for the European Union — and rightly so, given that the bloc has […]

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Long-Term Sales Contracts Could Be Key to Senegal’s, Mauritania’s Natural Gas Success

The deal calls for Kosmos to provide 2.45 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG for an initial term of up to 20 years By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) In 2020, rich natural gas resources offshore Mauritania and Senegal were the subject of the biggest long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) contract […]

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Senegal and Mauritania Are Rich in Resources, Poor in Infrastructure, Now Is the Time to Change That

More than 1 billion barrels (bbl) of oil and 40,000 billion cubic feet (bcf) of natural gas await extraction JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 18, 2022/APO Group/ —  By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) Beneath the coastal waters of Senegal and neighboring Mauritania lie some of the largest oil and natural gas discoveries […]

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No Better Time: African Oil and Gas CAPEX Spending Reflects Demand, Creates Opportunity

From 2023 to 2025, CAPEX growth is expected to experience a sharp upturn, eventually reaching approximately $52.7 billion By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) Against a backdrop of continuing global economic chaos, any information that suggests stability is well-received. Which is why the details about African oil and gas capital expenditures contained in […]

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Sonatrach-ExxonMobil Gas Deal to Open New Play in the Ahnet-Gourara Basin

The deal signifies a pivotal step in Algeria’s hydrocarbon development, marking a strategic partnership aimed at tapping into the nation’s gas reserves Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach and energy major ExxonMobil have signed a deal to develop two major gas fields in southern Algeria’s Ahnet and Gourara basins. The agreement, signed by Sonatrach’s Chief Executive Rachid […]

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TotalEnergies to Strengthen Exploration & Production (E&P) Activities in Congo with $600M Investment

On the back of recent investments, exploration and production updates and strong willingness by the government, the Republic of Congo is taking historic measures to ensure its oil and gas industry drives resource monetization and energy access throughout Africa Oil and gas supermajor TotalEnergies has announced that it will invest $600 million to strengthen exploration […]

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TotalEnergies Greenlights Major Offshore Project to Boost Angola’s Oil Production

A significant milestone has been reached in Angola with the announcement by TotalEnergies and its partners in Block 20/11 of a Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Cameia and Golfinho fields. This decision marks the beginning of the development of the $6 billion deepwater Kaminho project, the first large-scale deepwater development in the Kwanza Basin. […]

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Africa-Paris Declaration on Energy Transition, Climate Justice and Energy Poverty

The declaration aligns Africa’s position on the global energy transition and climate justice debate, following the conclusion of the Invest in African Energy forum in Paris, organized by Energy Capital & Power African civil society, human rights groups, environmental groups, governments and the private sector stand firm in their commitment to align Africa’s efforts in […]

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Validation Workshop of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Action Plan 2023-2027

This validation workshop brought together all ECREEE staff with the participation of a delega-tion from the ECOWAS Centre for Gender Development (CDCG) The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) held a validation workshop for the ECREEE 2023-2027 Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Action Plan Report the 9 May 2024 in Praia. This activity […]

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Unlocking Renewable Energy Investments in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa: 7 May 2024 – As the global community intensifies efforts to combat climate change and transition towards sustainable energy sources, Africa stands at a pivotal crossroads in unlocking its renewable energy potential. With abundant natural resources and growing energy demand, the continent presents a unique opportunity for renewable energy investments that can […]

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Achieving sustainable development in Africa’s oil and gas sector : Charting the Course – Who Dares, Wins!

Achieving sustainable development in Africa’s oil and gas sector demands collaborative action from all stakeholders By Labi Ogunbiyi.  The African continent stands at a pivotal juncture in the global energy sector, with abundant oil and gas reserves offering immense potential for economic growth. However, while the continent holds significant promise, navigating the upstream oil and gas […]

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CFAO STEERS TOWARDS ELECTROMOBILITY IN EAST AFRICAWITH $3 MILLION INVESTMENT IN BASIGO

Kenyan electric bus startup BasiGo has received a $3 million investment from CFAO Group, a major player in distribution in Africa. This capital injection will allow BasiGo to accelerate the production and delivery of its electric buses in Kenya and Rwanda, two key markets for its development. Towards an Ecological Transition of Public Transport This […]

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Côte d’Ivoire Takes a Bold Step Towards Sustainable Energy with the Inauguration of its First Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant

(Africa Energy Mag) – Côte d’Ivoire marked a significant milestone in its journey towards sustainable energy with the inauguration of its first solar photovoltaic power plant in Boundiali, a town in the northern part of the country. This groundbreaking project, spearheaded by the government in collaboration with private partners, represents a crucial step towards diversifying […]

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Trina Solar, SOLA and Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) Signed Partnership to Launch 195MW Springbok Utility Project Using Vertex N Modules
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South Africa : Trina Solar, SOLA and Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) Signed Partnership to Launch 195MW Springbok Utility Project Using Vertex N Modules

Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, proudly announces the commencement of the groundbreaking Springbok project in collaboration with SOLA and WBHO, marking a significant milestone in South Africa’s renewable energy landscape. The signing ceremony for this monumental venture took place at Solar & Storage Live Africa, highlighting the importance […]

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