Joao Baptista Borges, Angola’s Minister of Energy and Water, has announced that the country will invest $600 million in 2022 to increase electricity capacity in the southern region.
The eThekwini municipality, which includes the city of Durban, has become the first in South Africa to seek proposals for private power generation.
Kipeto Energy has announced that it has fully connected its 100 MW wind power project to the Kenyan national grid.
The Botswana energy regulator has issued Shumba Energy with a generation licence for a 100 MW solar power project.
AMEA Power, a subsidiary of UAE-based Al Nowais Investments, has announced the official commissioning of its 50 MW solar PV plant in Blitta, Togo.
Eskom has implemented rolling blackouts with immediate effect. The load shedding will last until Tuesday night, 18th May, the utility said in a statement.
South Africa plans to lift the licencing threshold for small-scale power generation projects to 10 MW, up from 1 MW.
South Africa has announced the preferred bidders to provide emergency power to boost supply to heal Eskom deal with rolling blackouts.
A diesel leak sparked a fire outbreak that disrupted power generation at Zimbabwe’s Hwange Power station on 10 February, leading to unscheduled load shedding.
GE has secured an order to supply gas power generation equipment for West Africa Energy’s 300 MW combined cycle power project in Cap des Biches, Dakar, Senegal.