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Kenya mulls production auction for power sector

Kenya is set to start an auction system for investors interested in investing in future power generation, a government official said on Tuesday. ...
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US will continue to assist Ghana’s Energy Sector

The United States of America has expressed her commitment to fully support Ghana’s power sector towards transforming the economy and achieving the “Ghana Beyond...
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SERAP charges to Fashola to refund post privatisation funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Minister of Power, Works and Housing asking...
power

On the just concluded Future Energy Nigeria 2017 Conference – Part II

The Technical Workshop  Reducing Distribution Losses The reduction in the aggregate technical, collection, and commercial (ATC&C) losses in the NESI is fundamental to...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

On the just concluded Future Energy Nigeria 2017 Conference – Part I

The just concluded Future Energy Nigeria Conference for 2017 held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, Nigeria from 7 – 8 November has set...
ECG Demo

ECG and Ghana of government standoff threatens power sector

Many Ghanaians are left wondering about the stiff stands-off between the government and the nation’s power distributor, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) workers. For the...
JICA

Japan To Augment Ghana’s Power Sector

Mr Koji Makino, the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) Country Representative for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, said the Agency would continue to support...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Chinese firms take interest in Ghana’s energy sector

Ghana's growing power sector demand has generated lots of interest in some global power sector players, including Chinese power companies. This was...
Kate Papafio-Quartey,

Entrepreneur appeals for a vigorous infrastructural development investment

She said public-private investment in the power sector, railways and ports, would create job opportunities and enhance socio-economic development. In an interview with the Ghana...
power

Mozambique puts aside US$200 million for power

The investment will assist in harnessing Mozambique’s natural-gas resources, which will further benefit many of Mozambique’s neighbours in the southern Africa region. This...
Dr Kwame Ampofo, Chairman of the Energy Commission

3,000MW generation capacity to be added by 2020

The programme to resolve the challenges in the power sector, and fix it, could be divided into three phases of implementation – ‘Short, Medium...
Karpower Ship

Interventions In Power Sector Yielding Positive Results

However, the barge which is expected to generate 225 megawatts will use heavy fuel oil (HFO) which is quite expensive. Meanwhile, the second barge...
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U.S. to assist Nigeria in power sector

Entwistle spoke on Tuesday in Abuja when he visited the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonannya Onu, in his office. He said the U.S....
Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

Don’t fear energy crisis in 2016 – Terkper

The Minister of Finance has reiterated government's commitment towards ending the energy crisis that has bedeviled the country for the past four years. In presenting...
electricity

Government calls for more investments in power sector

He said private investment in such areas would go a long way to enhance the socio-economic development of the country. ...
power

Energy experts to explore investments in E. Africa’s power sector

More than 500 energy experts will meet in Nairobi next month to explore massive investments in the renewable energy amid a marked rise in...

Nigeria to expand supply of gas used by its power sector

Nigeria is looking to improve and expand the supply of gas used by its power sector, as part of a comprehensive overhaul of electricity...
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Energy sector made a focal point in 2015 Budget Statement

POWER SECTOR The Power Sector as the Anchor in the Budget The budget exposed the country?s over-reliance on energy for achieving the transformation agenda. Particularly, the...

IFC sign MoU with VRA to support power sector

?IFC, a member of the World Bank Group announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Volta River Authority ('VRA'), Ghana's...
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Investors to discuss Africa’s power sector in Cape Town

As Africa?s demand for power generation continues to outstrip supply, the question of how to finance the future of the continent?s power sector looms...

Africa Positioning To Finance Power Sector

?As Africa?s demand for power generation continues to outstrip supply, the question of how to finance the future of Africa?s power sector looms large....
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Accessing Electricity Across Africa

African Presidents, Prime Ministers, and business leaders arrive in Washington to attend the first US-Africa Summit, one topic that will be paramount in their...

Nigerian Power Sector Reform Process

Nigeria became the first African country to embark on large-scale privatisation of her electricity supply industry when PHCN was unbundled and subsequently replaced by...

ADF Approved For Nigerian Power Sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) approved an African Development Fund (ADF) Partial Risk Guarantee (PRG) program of...