The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has secured $2 billion to rehabilitate national grid infrastructure, and expand its transmission capacities up to 20,000 MW within the next three years.
Mateus Magala, Chairman of Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM), Mozambique’s state-owned electricity company, said that EdM intends to supply power to the whole country by 2030, in a project expected to cost over $16 billion.
Malawi has expressed interest in energy cooperation with China to help tackle its energy crisis.
GE has announced that it will supply the power generation equipment for the 400 MW Bridge Power plant project in Tema, Ghana.
GE Power has signed a services contract worth over $3 billion with Sonelgaz SPE, an Algerian utility.
According to recent reports, South Africa’s tender for the $72 billion expansion of its nuclear power plants will begin in June, when state utility Eskom requests proposals from companies bidding for the project.
A study from the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has assessed the potential for large solar and wind farms in 21 countries in the southern and eastern African power pools.
Saidu Mohammed, Chief Operating Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that it will develop about 4000 MW of power capacity over the next ten years to boost power supply in the country.
The General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL) has announced that its maintenance teams have managed to restore the link between the eastern and western power networks after over two years of separation.
South Africa’s state utility Eskon said that 27 companies, including France’s EDF and China’s State Nuclear Power Technology, have shown interest in the country’s plans to build more nuclear reactors.