Energy

KenGen half-year profit nearly doubles to Sh8 billion

KenGen half-year profit nearly doubles to Sh8 billion

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) first half net profit to December 2019 surged 98 percent to Sh8.17 billion boosted by tax savings and drilling works in Ethiopia. The …...

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Solar firm seeks Sh2bn for expansion

Solar firm seeks Sh2bn for expansion

Pay-as-you-go solar energy company Azuri Technologies is seeking to raise Sh2 billion from private equity firm Sunfunder for expansion in Kenya. SunFunder, which has offices in Keny…...

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Chinese firm wins Sh740m Kenya Power meters tender

Chinese firm wins Sh740m Kenya Power meters tender

Chinese firm Shenzhen Star Instruments Company has won a Sh746.2 million tender to supply single phase prepayment meters to Kenya Power . The electricity distributor reveals in the …...

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to finalize Blue Nile dam agreement this month

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to finalize Blue Nile dam agreement this month

Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to reconvene in the United States later this month to finalize an agreement on a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile t…...

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Four ways South Africa can get more power generation capacity

Four ways South Africa can get more power generation capacity

Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique are the largest producers of tea, while Ethiopia, Uganda, Cte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, and Madagascar are the major producers of coffee…...

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Progress in rolling out of national power grids has stalled across Africa

Progress in rolling out of national power grids has stalled across Africa

Coming up: Megawatt Africa trade fair & conference, 17-19 June 2020, Accra, Ghana: http://megawattafrica.com/--Three years ago the African Development Bank launched an initiativ…...

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Saudi's ACWA Power To Drive Solar Energy Development In Ethiopia

Saudi's ACWA Power To Drive Solar Energy Development In Ethiopia

Dec. 23 -- ACWA Power, a leading international developer and operator of power generation and water desalination projects, signed two long-term power purchase agreements (PPA) with …...

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Chinese group unveils plan for new African wind power giant

Chinese group unveils plan for new African wind power giant

Sany Heavy Industries announces 600MW agreement in Tanzania that could set new regional benchmarkDec. 20 2019 -- by Yuki Yu in BeijingChina’s Sany Heavy Industries said it secured …...

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African Energy Chamber Endorses Energy Ops-Security Agora as Key Platform to Discuss the Physical Se

African Energy Chamber Endorses Energy Ops-Security Agora as Key Platform to Discuss the Physical Se

In line with the African Energy Chamber’s repeated calls on African governments and oil companies to do more to protect the security of energy infrastructure in Africa, the Chamber…...

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Zimbabwe: Arcadia Lithium Project re-evaluated

Zimbabwe: Arcadia Lithium Project re-evaluated

The Zimbabwean Lithium Arcadia project is preparing to play in the big league. According to an updated feasibility study, the mine will have a longer operating life and an annual pr…...

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