NTPC has announced that it will help Mali develop a 500MW solar power park.
South African state-owned power utility Eskom is in the process of mending the technical faults that led to the environmental breaches at the coal-fired Kendal Power Station.
Eskom of South Africa is seeking proposals on how to repurpose the Komati, Grootvlei, and Camden coal-fired power plants once they reach the end of their operational life.
Bheki Nxumalo, Eskom’s head of power generation, has said that load shedding in South Africa will probably resume in May, once the lockdown has been lifted, and will continue until August 2021.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has said that the low electricity demand during the lockdown has given it an opportunity to carry out much needed maintenance on its aging power stations.
The 14.7MW Kaptis run-of-river hydropower project developer, Tembo Power, has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Metier, a private equity fund manager, together with its partner WK Construction.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has disconnected Koeberg Unit One from the national grid due to a fault on the turbine side, exacerbating South Africa’s power crisis.
Siemens Gamesa has signed a contract to build the first renewable energy installation in the Republic of Djibouti, in the horn of Africa.
The US Government has granted Nigeria over $1 million for technical and financial work on a power plant project in the capital Abuja, the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has said.
Azito Energy has selected GE to provide gas turbine technology and services for Azito phase IV power plant, located in the Yopougon district of Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire.