The German company Dhybrid has been selected to build several small hybrid solar power plants with a total capacity of 2 MW in Senegal.
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has said that the recent wave of power cuts being experienced across the country are the result of reduced generation capacity at Kariba Hydropower Plant.
The whole of Lekki district in Lagos, Nigeria, was subject to a total blackout following a complete system collapse starting 15.09 hours on 28 April.
Standard Bank has announced that it will not provide funding for two new independent coal-fired power stations in South Africa.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions’ business has announced that it has signed two deals to build energy systems in Benin and upgrade three substations in Cote d’Ivoire.
SinoHydro of China has announced that it will invest $214 million into the Nyabarongo II Hydropower Plant in Rwanda, boosting the country’s effort to achieve universal access to electricity by 2024.
The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has reduced water allocated for power generation at Kariba Hydropower Station due to falling water levels in the lake shared by Zimbabwe and Zambia.
The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced that they will commit over $47 billion by 2025 to help African countries tackle the effects of climate change.
GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a $87 million contract by Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC) to provide seven 60 MW Francis turbines for the new Nachtigal hydropower plant in Cameroon.
The South African Government has announced that it will give a 69 billion rand ($4.9 billion) cash injection to Eskom over the next three years.