Africa, Industry Sector, Renewable energy

Independent Power Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa – Lessons from Five Key Countries

WORLD BANK  STORY HIGHLIGHTS Independent power projects (IPPs) essential to electrify Sub-Saharan Africa, according to new World Bank report Report draws on case studies from five African countries that have the most experience with IPPs and finds that a sound investment climate is crucial to attract private investment in the sector Currently, close to 600… Continue reading Independent Power Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa – Lessons from Five Key Countries

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Africa Economy, Industry Sector, Renewable energy, South Africa

Zaire: Gas transportation project presented

ANGOLA - Speaking at the presentation ceremony of the project, which is dubbed FALCÃO, the chairman of the executive commission of Sonagas, Rúben Costa, revealed that the construction works of the gas pipeline will last ten months and will be carried out by a national firm. “The pipeline will serve to transport gas from the… Continue reading Zaire: Gas transportation project presented

Africa, Economy, Renewable energy

Businesses have seen the light with solar energy and it’s finally paying off

A visit to a small hospital in northern Ghana changed Mahama Nyankamawu’s life forever. “It was dark, they had no electricity and the medicines they had had all gone bad,” recalled the 40-year-old, who went to the hospital after a car accident in 2014. The experience inspired Nyankamawu to create Volta, a company that builds solar… Continue reading Businesses have seen the light with solar energy and it’s finally paying off