Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire Business Delegation Storm Denmark

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire 37-man delegation from the building and construction sector have stormed Denmark on a four-day visit to witness first-hand technologies in energy-efficient building among other green building technologies, Footprint to Africa...

French Firm Considers $15m Fuel Terminal In Mozambique

French oil firm, Total says it is considering to get an investment of $15 million to build a fuel terminal in Nacala, in Mozambique’s Nampula province. According to state-controlled daily newspaper, Noticias, The terminal will...

Tanzania To Host Conference On Powering Africa

Tanzania is set to host the Powering Africa investment Conference billed to take place at the Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro hotel from 3-4 December 2015  The meeting will focus on the future...

M-KOPA Solar Raises $19m Equity Financing

M-KOPA Solar, a pay-as-you-go rooftop solar provider said it has today closed US$19 million financing round led by London-based Generation Investment Management LLP., a fund founded by former US Vice President Al Gore together...

Nyeri IT Expert Puts Together Turbine To Generate Electricity In Kenya

A Nyeri IT has come up with a wind turbine to supply primary schools and villages with electricity. Gabriel Nderitu, the General Manager of Fincom Technologies Ltd, said the turbine can generate up to 50KW. He...

LMI Begins US$80m Dawa Industrial Park Power Project

LMI Holdings has held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin construction of Dawa Industrial Park near Ada in the Greater Accra Region of what will become Ghana’s largest power sub-station. The 396 Mega Volt Amp (MVA)...

Power Boom Set as Plant Launched In Tanzania

The launching by President Jakaya Kikwete in Dar es Salaam yesterday of Kinyerezi I Gas Power Plant, with the capacity to produce 150 megawatts of electricity, ushered in a new era in the sub-sector's...
Orange SA

Orange, ENGIE Partner To Expand Rural Electricity Grid In Africa

Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange and Isabelle Kocher, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer of ENGIE have signed a partnership covering two projects – the expansion of the rural electricity grid and ENGIE’s optimisation...

Botswana, South Korea Sign Deal On Energy

Botswana’s President Ian Khama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy and infrastructure during a summit in Seoul. A statement from the Office of the...

MasterCard targets Africa Governments In New Growth Strategy

MasterCard is now exploring various African government projects to support its new growth strategy. Daily Nation report that the company heated up the competition in the cashless payment field as it now seeks to rely...