Wildlife Economy Summit to launch African-led vision for conservation

Heads of State, business leaders, technical experts and community representatives will gather in Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls from 23-25 June for the Africa Wildlife Economy Summit, which aims to radically change the way... Read more »

Schneider Electric, EM-ONE Energy Solutions sign MoU on renewable energy

Schneider Electric has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with EM-ONE Energy Solutions, a Nigerian sustainable energy engineering company.The aim of the partnership is to create an African mini-grid industry involving decentralised electricity... Read more »

Wärtsilä Modular Block offers reliable, efficient power generation for African businesses —Yusuff Wale Raphael

Yusuff Wale Raphael is the Business Development Manager, North Africa, Nigeria and Ghana, Wärtsilä Energy Business. He has over 16 years of experience in marketing and business development in the Nigerian Oil... Read more »

Energy: Despite challenges, Africa’s debt is still under control, says AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) remains strong with growing operating revenues and allocable income generated since 2010 reaching $2.5 billion, the Bank Group’s Treasurer, Hassatou Diop N’sele, stated on Thursday. In 2018,... Read more »

Global Energy: Expert analysis and forecasts

At the beginning of this year, major international companies and agencies (the IAEA, McKinsey, BP, the World Nuclear Association, etc.) laid out the current trends and main statistics of the global energy... Read more »

UNIDO, AECF to support SMEs, entrepreneurs in clean energy and agri-business in Africa

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Africa. Under this MoU,... Read more »

Egypt to develop a 600MW Photo-Voltaic Solar complex

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to develop a 600 MW solar power complex in Egypt’s West Nile province. Muneer Ferozie, IFC’s... Read more »

Public buildings, institutions to go on solar —FG

THE Federal Government has started plans to connect all public buildings and institutions to solar (off grid) power, in a bid to achieve its electrification programme for the country. Minister of State... Read more »

Investment platform open for solar plants in West Africa

West African solar energy company, Daystar Power, has partnered with Trine a Swedish investment platform to finance solar plants in West Africa. The partnership opens up investments in Daystar Power’s solar power... Read more »

Slovak firm plans to assemble electric cars in Nigeria

Oke Peter with Agency Report Sirieco, a Slovak company plans to set up a plant in Nigeria, to assemble electric cars and manufacture the new-generation incandescent bulbs, the company’s CEO, Groidis Peter,... Read more »