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AfDB supports indigenous power investors in Africa

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, a USD 50 million investment in CEC Africa Investments Limited, a multinational power company headquartered in Nigeria and Zambia. CEC Africa (CECA) seeks to acquire and develop distribution and transmission assets and complementary greenfield generation projects throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. By investing across the energy ...

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SunEdison Awarded 86 MW DC Solar Photovoltaic Project In South Africa

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– This project represents 20% of the total solar awarded to preferred bidders for the fourth round of the South African Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Program SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced it has been awarded an 86 megawatts (MW) DC solar photovoltaic project in South Africa during the fourth bid round of ...

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ROSATOM Participated in the Power and Electricity Conference in Nairobi (Kenya)

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“Nuclear power is an enabling technology that will provide Africa with the energy it needs to fulfill its massive economic potential. ROSATOM called for the integration of nuclear power into African economies as a key driver of social economic development. ROSATOM believes that Africa is more than ready to develop nuclear technologies,” said Viktor Polikarpov, Rusatom International Network Regional Vice-President ...

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African Utility Week Gathers Renewable Experts in May to Show Wind and Solar Energy Solutions

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This is according to Sliman Abu Amara, Area Manager Africa, DNV GL Energy, a leading global testing, certification and advisory services company that has been working on the largest wind and solar energy projects in Africa, including South Africa, Egypt, Kenya and Morocco. “We encourage the whole sector to anticipate these developments and continue helping South Africa to stabilise its ...

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Win the APO Energy Media Awards and travel to Dubai to attend the Africa Energy Forum

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APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem for the first-place winner to attend the Africa Energy Forum held in Dubai from 8-11 June 2015 APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release wire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, announced today that entry is now open for the 2015 APO Energy Media Awards ...

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PwC and Strategy& map the road ahead for power sector transformation

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A new report from PwC and Strategy& warns that the Power Sector is transforming fast and companies that don’t stay ahead of change are in danger Megatrends have major implications as to how electricity is generated and distributed Profound implications for the strategies and future role of companies all along the power utility value chain is imminent Countries and companies ...

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Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy in Mozambique to continue support of the EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative

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The Powering Africa: Mozambique meeting will be held in Maputo next month from 7-8th May Following the recent changes to the energy sector in Mozambique, it is hardly surprising that His Excellency Minister Couto is the most sought after man in Southern Africa’s energy sector today.  The transformation of the Ministry that is currently in the planning stages will change ...

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Work towards development of continent, says Energy Dept

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By– SAnews.gov.za The Department of Energy on Tuesday reminded South Africans to work towards the development of the continent to ensure electricity supply for all. “The Ministry of Energy wishes to remind all South Africans that it is imperative we stand together towards the building and development of our continent. In this respect, the Department of Energy is already working ...

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Enel Green Power Awarded 425 MW of Wind Power in South African Public Tender

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Enel Green Power (EGP) has been awarded the right to enter into power supply contracts with the South African utility Eskom for 425 MW of wind power projects in the fourth phase of the REIPPPP tender. The Company has won three energy supply contracts for three wind power projects totalling 425 MW in South Africa; These projects mark an important ...

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How Africa Can Attract Foreign and Local Investment for Its Power Projects

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“Investing in the power sector in Africa can be very lucrative and we have the success stories to prove it,” says Evan Schiff, event director of African Utility Week, taking place in Cape Town from 12-14 May. During the largest annual power and water conference and expo on the continent, a high-level Finance & Investment Forum will specifically focus on ...

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