U.S. Completes US$316m investment in Ghana’s energy infrastructure

GHANA – With the inauguration of the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point (BSP), the United States has completed its nearly six-year US$316 million investment in Ghana’s energy infrastructure. The program has supported more reliable power for hundreds of thousands of schools, hospitals, offices, and homes in Ghana. The Kasoa BSP will reduce outages in the power system, help stabilize voltages, and…

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Savannah Energy signs agreement with the Government of Chad for renewable energy projects

CHAD – Savannah Energy has announced the signing of an agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of the Republic of Chad for the development of up to 500 MW of two renewable energy projects. The project will supply electricity to the Doba Oil Project and the towns of Moundou and Doba in Southern Chad, and the capital city,…

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Mauritania green hydrogen project takes step forward with Chariot pact

MAURITANIA – Mauritanian government has signed a landmark deal with energy transition player Chariot that outlines the next steps for the company’s ambitious 10-gigawatt green hydrogen development known as Project Nour. The framework agreement to map out the next development phases was signed by Mauritania’s Ministry of Petroleum, Mines & Energy, on behalf of the government, and Chariot following the…

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Morocco seeks to expand International Cooperation on renewable energy

MOROCCO – The government of Morocco aims to further strengthen international cooperation in renewable energy, announced Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development Leila Benali. Benali said that the kingdom seeks to establish more cooperation with countries and international bodies to attract foreign investments and transfer technology, particularly in the energy field. The minister made her remarks at the 26th…

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TIEC completes rehabilitation of Tono Irrigation Dam in Ghana

GHANA – Top International Engineering Cooperation (TIEC) has completed the rehabilitation of the Tono Irrigation Dam in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality, Upper East Region of Ghana. The completion of the rehabilitation process has been announced by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on 30 March 2022 during his State of the Nation address. The Chinese company Top International Engineering Cooperation (TIEC) implemented the…

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Nigeria plans US$2.7B allocations for grid infrastructure development

NIGERIA – federal government of Nigeria is planning to spend US$2.7 billion on power grid infrastructure development. The grid infrastructure spend is aimed at supporting the rehabilitation and upgrade of Nigeria’s electricity transmission substations and lines, to increase the power transmission network and allow distribution companies to improve supply to consumers. Nigeria’s power grid is dilapidated and has been unable…

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Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank partners with AMEE to promote energy efficiency

MOROCCO – Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank has signed a cooperation agreement with the Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency (AMEE) to promote and accelerate green financing in the field of energy efficiency. The agreement was signed by Chairman and CEO of the Attijariwafa Bank Group Mohamed El Kettani and CEO of AMEE Said Mouline. The two CEOs concluded their meeting with a…

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Tlou Energy signs transmission line contract for Lesedi Power Project in Botswana

BOTSWANA – Botswana-focused coalbed methane (CBM) developer Tlou Energy has signed a contract for the construction of a transmission line to link its Lesedi power project to the country’s grid. Lesedi is located approximately 100 Km from the existing electricity grid in Botswana. The first stage of development will be the erection of wooden poles fitted with an overhead 66kV…

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Mali secures US$7.1M from ARC for climate risk insurance pay-out

MALI – The government of Mali has secured US$7.1 million in climate risk insurance pay-out by African Risk Capacity (ARC). The funds channelled to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) are aimed at providing emergency and resilience-building support to populations vulnerable to the impacts of climate-change-induced disasters.. ARC is an innovative approach to climate risk management that allows countries to…

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Nigeria’s NCDMB to produce Liquified Petroleum Gas to meet 10% local demand

NIGERIA – Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has secured approval to produce Liquified Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) to ensure 10 percent of current nationwide demand. The Executive Secretary of the NCDMB, Eng. Simbi Kesiye Wabote announced this while speaking at the 2022 Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES), in Abuja. The procedure will see NCDMB work alongside select partners…

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