Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to provide service and maintenance for the power generating assets and related components operating the 337 MW Port Sudan and 502 MW Garri gas-fired power plants.
Germany has announced plans to increase power generation in Nigeria by 500 MW through renewable energy.
The Kenyan utility Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has said that it plans to add 1745 MW for geothermal sources by 2025, as part of an attempt to reduce or end power generation from fossil fuels in the country.
GE Power and Marinus Energy have announced a pilot project to capture isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity.
The Federal and State Governments have approved an $18 million electricity transmission project to be built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) in Lafia, state capital of Nasarawa, Nigeria.
The Nigerian Government has confirmed that it plans to start construction of a $5.8 billion hydropower plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, once it has finalised loan terms with China’s Export-Import Bank.
A fire at a Nigerian gas pipeline interrupted gas supplies to companies generating more than 3000 MW.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) said it has achieved a 100 per cent investment in renewable energy in 2017, and recorded a total of 1400 MW of power generation projects from exclusively renewable sources in 2017.
Egbin Power has stated its commitment to fast-track its planned investments into additional gas pipelines, the proposed Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) project, and 1800 MW of power generation capacity, along with the deployment of additional renewable energy sources to boost the plant’s productivity.
Siemens has announced that it has signed contracts with the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to expand Libya’s power generation capacity by around 1.3 GW.