The UK has grand hopes to extend its links with Africa, particularly in the renewable space where there is clear scope for facilitating investments and supporting increased generation.
Total has bought 20% of solar developer Adani Green Energy (AGEL) from Adani Group, India’s leading infrastructure platform.
A joint venture involving French oil major Total is planning to develop a dozen solar and energy storage projects in the U.S., including five in Texas.
Equinor has announced plans to broaden its renewables offering by piloting a floating offshore solar plant off the Norwegian coast.
Africa will not increase electricity access and limit carbon emissions, a new study has reported, undermining hopes for a potential “leapfrog” effect.
The next 10 years will be critical in determining Africa’s power path – and just how much more carbon the next billion people will emit.
In a challenging year for Chinese companies pursuing acquisitions abroad, Latin America emerged as a region where they were able to make some corporate marriages work.
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) has agreed to acquire a series of on-site solar and energy storage projects in the US in a deal worth around £110 million.
An open source financing model for mini-grids may help achieve aims of increasing access to power for those in Africa, CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) believes.
Women-led SMEs across the continent depend on reliable and affordable energy but often lose out because of grid and centralised power problems. Instead of waiting for grid power, Salma Okonkwo argues, off-grid solar projects and mini grids offer a way forward.
The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will hold the Africa Investment Conference on January 20, 2021.
Eni has struck a new deal for work in Algeria, with a focus on the Berkine Basin, under the new oil law.
Plans for a new energy plant in the north-east which left hundreds of villagers “horrified” have been thrown-out by councillors.
“Natural gas has a vital role to play alongside renewables” in Africa, African Infrastructure Investment Managers’ (AIIM) managing director Sola Lawson told Energy Voice.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has increased its stake in ACWA Power to 50%, from 33.6%.
The Red Sea Development Co. (TRSDC) has contracted ACWA Power to provide renewable energy to the tourist site.
At a point when the world is talking of the energy transition, sub-Saharan Africa actually faces two.
South Africa’s solar leasing platform Sun Exchange has launched plans for expansion in Zimbabwe, providing power and storage for an agricultural exporter.
Total has picked up 67 megawatt-peak of solar projects as part of the French Energy Regulatory Commission’s (CRE) eighth call for tenders.
South Africa has launched a reconstruction and recovery plan, with power provision one of the key initiatives for improvement.
Phakwe Group has become South Africa’s first majority black owned and controlled independent power producer (IPP), after buying into the Witkop solar park.