Energy

A massive windfarm in South Africa is ready for business – creating energy for nearly 500,000 homes

A massive windfarm in South Africa is ready for business – creating energy for nearly 500,000 homes

Renewable power generation company, Lekela, has announced that its 140MW Kangnas wind farm in South Africa has successfully reached commercial operations.This marks the completion o…...

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Kenyan energy company Solarise raises $10m Series B funding round

Kenyan energy company Solarise raises $10m Series B funding round

Kenya-based clean energy and energy efficiency leasing company Solarise has raised a US$10 million Series B funding round to scale further across the continent.Founded by Patrik Hub…...

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Kenya reveals Sh540bn nuclear power plant in Tana River

Kenya reveals Sh540bn nuclear power plant in Tana River

Kenya is set to build a $5 billion (Sh540 billion) nuclear power plant on a site in Tana River County over the next seven years with funding from private investors.The Kenya Nuclear…...

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South Africa’s blockchain enabled renewables firm Sun Exchange raises $3m

South Africa’s blockchain enabled renewables firm Sun Exchange raises $3m

South Africa-based blockchain firm Sun Exchange raised $3 million from London-based private equity firm ARCH Emerging Markets Partners, a TechCrunch report said. The investment mark…...

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Morocco Adopts Legislation to Attract Investment in Mining

Morocco Adopts Legislation to Attract Investment in Mining

Rabat – Morocco’s Government Council approved on Thursday, May 28 a draft decree that aims to improve the performance of the mining sector and attract national and foreign investm…...

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Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate supports Africa’s Energy Transition – AfDB

Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate supports Africa’s Energy Transition – AfDB

Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate solar complex, one of the largest solar parks in the world, is playing a key role in Africa’s energy transition,the African Development Bank (AfDB) says …...

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Kenya’s first ever floating solar power plant to be constructed

Kenya’s first ever floating solar power plant to be constructed

Kenya’s first-ever floating solar power plant is set to be constructed in the rift valley region. The 69 kW power infrastructure will be commissioned for Rift Valleys Roses,a famil…...

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South Africa Looks to be Expanding its Nuclear Power Infrastructure

South Africa Looks to be Expanding its Nuclear Power Infrastructure

South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has taken another step towards building a new nuclear-power program.On Sunday, the department had issued a request for inf…...

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Ethiopia power plant gets USD 10 million boost

Ethiopia power plant gets USD 10 million boost

Ethiopia has taken a step towards its green energy target andopened the door to further private sector investment in geothermal energy, with a USD 10 million loan from a fund.The co…...

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World Bank: Morocco Has ‘Fantastic’ Offshore Wind Energy Potential

World Bank: Morocco Has ‘Fantastic’ Offshore Wind Energy Potential

Rabat – Morocco has a “fantastic” offshore wind resource “that is too attractive to ignore,” World Bank senior energy specialist Mark Leybourne said.In a recent report about em…...

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