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Mubuga solar plant marks Burundi’s first grid-connected project

Full construction works of the Mubuga solar plant is set to begin imminently after Notice to Proceed was issued to Gigawatt Global.

South Sudan’s emerging power sector

Exclusive interview with Jacob M. Deng, Director General, Planning & Projects, South Sudan Electricity Corporation, and member of the Advisory Board for African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.
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Kenya Power intensifies ploys on illegal power connections

Kenya Power has rolled out a countrywide campaign to weed out illegal power connections and curb theft of electricity, starting out in Nairobi.

UK aid pledges support for the development of African future cities

UK's Secretary of State for International Development, Alok Sharma, has pledged support for the development of African smart cities.
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Consultant required to conduct environmental audit of oilfields

The Government of the Republic of South Sudan has announced a tender for a comprehensive environmental audit of all the country’s producing oilfields.
KenGen

KenGen seeks the supply of geothermal wellhead equipment

KenGen invites tenders for the supply of geothermal wellhead equipment (expanding gate valves and adaptor flanges). Deadline: 13 February 2020.

Kenyan village installs solar PV desalination plant

Kenya has built its first solar-powered farm, converting ocean water into potable water, which aims to reduce problems relating to access to clean water.
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Kenyan expert to lead East African energy regulatory association

East Africa's energy regulatory association welcomed in its new CEO, Geoffrey Mabea who believes the EAC will benefit from energy policy harmonisation.
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Garissa solar plant soars Kenya’s renewable endeavour to new high

The Garissa Solar Plant has increased the share of renewable energy to the grid to 93%, setting the stage for cheaper electricity in Kenya.
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How e-mobility technology is changing island living

In this exclusive interview, Abishek Bhardwaj, the CTO at Equatorial Power, notes that e-mobility is a pressing global concern.

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