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Feasibility studies and draft projects for 11 photovoltaic mini grids in Mozambique

The Government of Mozambique has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Energy For All (Proenergia), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include: Feasibility studies and draft projects for 11 photovoltaic mini grids, preparation of bidding documents and technical assistance during […]

African Union and IRENA to Advance Renewables in Response to COVID-19

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have agreed to work closely to advance renewable energy across the continent to bolster Africa’s response to Covid-19. The two organisations will focus on innovative solutions to drive the development of renewable energy including decentralised systems, and to increase access to energy across […]

AFDB to provide underserved communities in Nigeria with sustainable energy solutions

The African Development Bank and the Government of Nigeria have launched the National Electrification Project (NEP), to address critical energy access deficits by channeling private sector investments into mini grid and off-grid solutions. The project, which will be implemented by Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency, is a boost to efforts to achieve the target of universal […]

SCOTS CROWDFUND £11.3M FOR SOLAR ENERGY PROJECTS IN AFRICA

London: A platform that crowdfunds finance for clean energy projects in Africa has been boosted by investments from over 200 people in Scotland, as enthusiasm for climate solutions ramps up ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow later this year. The main goal of the platform, called Energise Africa, is to support solar energy resources in sub-Saharan Africa and improve […]

One step closer to clean energy for 30 million people in Africa

Africa’s first regional PPP hydropower project reaches key milestone Finance Minister signs grant agreement with European Investment Bank in Bujumbura EUR 9 million European support unlocks final preparatory works for Ruzizi III hydro project Follows 10 years of EIB and EU financial support for preparation of 147MW hydropower scheme Project backed by Burundi, Rwanda, DRC […]
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