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Energy

Renewable energy announcement expected this week

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Renewable energy announcement expected this week

An announcement on renewable energy projects will be made this week, according to South African Energy Minister, David Mahlobo, following a number of delays in signing independent power producer (IPP) deals. Speaking to a group of private sector energy developers on 1 December 2017, he reiterated the importance of the right mix of energy sources

Future Energy East Africa comes to Nairobi

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Future Energy East Africa comes to Nairobi

Huge potential, unlimited opportunities, this is how energy experts in the region describe the East African power sector. A required investment of approximately $93 billion per annum needed to address East Africa’s power and infrastructure needs opens...

DRC offers opportunities in energy and infrastructure sectors

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

DRC offers opportunities in energy and infrastructure sectors

Robert Mavema, Provincial Minister of Planning, Public Works and Infrastructure in Kinshasa, urged South African businesspeople to take advantage of the opportunities presented in the energy, infrastructure and agriculture sectors in the province. Mavema said this while sharing...

South Sudan hosts first Energy Event for Top Executives in Africa

Monday, October 16th, 2017

South Sudan hosts first Energy Event for Top Executives in Africa

South Sudan’s first ever energy and infrastructure conference, endorsed by the Ministry of Petroleum and organized by Africa Oil & Power, launched last week and was oversubscribed by 30 percent. Four hundred delegates, including the Vice President,...

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Infrastructure should form part of the modern investment portfolio

Direct investment in energy infrastructure have proved very successful in developed markets for decades.  However, wind and solar energy projects have not been readily available to South African investors. This is now changing and investing in these...

Oranto Petroleum signs two exploration license agreements in Uganda

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Oranto Petroleum signs two exploration license agreements in Uganda

Oranto Petroleum has signed two production sharing agreements (PSA) in the Ngassa Shallow and Deepwater Play of Lake Albert in Uganda. Oranto Petroleum entered the agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for the Republic...

Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences students graduate in Algeria

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences students graduate in Algeria

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) celebrated the second graduating class of its both tracks of its two Master programmes earlier today. About 47 students from across the African...

Africa Renewable Energy Forum to be held in Morocco

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Africa Renewable Energy Forum to be held in Morocco

The Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF) and the preceding Gas Options: North & West Africa meeting will take place from 29 November to 1 December 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Casablanca, Morocco. As the officially labelised...

Rise of renewable energy is disruptive for power sector

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Rise of renewable energy is disruptive for power sector

While renewable energy independent power producers (IPPs) take stock following the news that Eskom will be required to conclude another round of IPP power purchase agreements by the end of October 2017, question marks remain over what...

Southern African Power Pool member states exceed generation capacity

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Southern African Power Pool member states exceed generation capacity

The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) member states exceeded their generation capacity targets for 2016 by 11%. The SAPP member states commissioned 4 180MW of new generating capacity from new projects and rehabilitation of old power plants...

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