The plan involves developing 2 GW of renewable energy in Angola, 1 GW in Uganda and 2 GW in Zambia. The agreement with Zambia set out plans to work on wind, solar and hydropower.
Daystar increased its installed capacity by 135% in 2022 to 44 MW.
Eni has started producing power at a solar photovoltaic (PV) facility in Tunisia, connected up to the national grid.
South Africa has announced preferred bidders for Bid Window 6 and struck a number of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for Bid Window 5 projects.
Total Eren and Chariot have agreed to build a solar photovoltaic (PV) project to supply power to the Karo platinum project in Zimbabwe.
AMEA Power has reached financial close on its plan to build 1 GW of renewable energy projects in Egypt, with a $1.1 billion investment.
South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has adopted a hydrogen investment strategy as it works to attract cash to the growing sector.
Eni and Sonatrach have ceremonially laid the first stone for a 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at Bir Rebaa North (BRN), in southeast Algeria.
TotalEnergies and ConocoPhillips have bought out Hess from Libya’s Waha concession, completing a deal that has taken around a year.
Fertiglobe has begun commissioning the first phase of its Egypt Green hydrogen plant in a high-profile ceremony involving Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
Tanzania’s LNG project could transform the East African state’s economy, stimulating domestic investment and securing Asian markets – if the plan can move ahead on time, Stanbic Bank Tanzania has said in a new report.
Eskom has signed land lease agreements with four renewable energy providers in an attempt to jumpstart South Africa’s power plans.
Anglo American and EDF Renewables have formed a plan to create a new joint owned renewable energy company, Envusa Energy, in South Africa.
Egypt will host the COP27 shindig come November. The country has made clear it is working on bolstering domestic energy production – with a particular focus on clean energy.
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.