Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica have set out a plan to merge and expand into new areas, particularly Francophone West Africa.
Globeleq has expressed its interest in producing green hydrogen in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.
Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) chairman Farhat Bengdara has visited the heads of Eni and TotalEnergies in their home offices, seeking new investments.
Namibia has chosen a number of hydrogen projects to move ahead in the Erongo Valley while Hyphen Hydrogen Energy has flagged up its progress on a $10 billion project.
NewMed Energy has struck a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Enlight Renewable Energy on developing projects in the Middle East and North Africa.
TotalEnergies has taken a final investment decision (FID) on Begonia, a field in Angola’s Block 17/06.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has set out a plan to tackle the country’s energy problems and seemingly winning support.
Recent world events have shone light on the vital role that energy plays in societies throughout the world. Whilst western powers are dealing with what is rapidly turning out to be one of the worst energy crises ever experienced, poorer nations across the world are increasingly suffering the detrimental costs of climate change, the consequence of the exploitation of fossil fuels and unsustainable industrial practices.
Eni, TotalEnergies, Occidental Petroleum and Sonatrach have signed a production-sharing contract (PSC) extending control over two blocks in Algeria’s Berkine Basin.
Norway’s Norfund and KLP has made a $40 million equity investment in CrossBoundary Energy, to support renewable energy projects in Africa.
Prieska Power has struck a partnership with South Africa’s Industrial Development Corp. (IDC) to develop a green hydrogen project in Prieska Northern Cape.
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Octopus Energy has struck a deal to invest in Xlinks, a project that aims to transport renewable energy from Morocco to the UK.
Morocco’s Masen agency and Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development have handed out a number of sites to companies to build solar photovoltaic (PV) plants.
South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has launched Bid Window 6.
Norfund and the UK’s CDC Group have set out a 600 million rand ($39mn) investment in H1 Capital. The aim is to support clean energy projects in South Africa.
Eskom will complete its unbundling by the end of this year, South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
Total Eren and Chariot have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide solar power to the Tharisa mine.
Algeria has finally taken a first step in opening up its solar potential to bidders, with the launch of a 1-GW tender.
To make real progress in bringing power to those without in sub-Saharan Africa, interested parties will have to provide much more cash.
Eni has signed a new contract on the Berkine Basin with Sonatrach, while also setting out decarbonisation plans.
South Africa has an advantage if it can move fast to lock-in progress on the energy transition, Old Mutual Alternative Investments CEO Paul Boynton has said.
South Africa has announced the winners for the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) Bid Window 5.
Frazium Energy has signed a deal with Eswatini on a $115 million solar battery project, which it expects will be the largest in Africa.