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Ghana: Exclusive interview with the CEO of ECG

At African Utility Week 2019, ESI Africa’s Ashley Theron-Ord had the pleasure of speaking to Samuel Boakye Appiah, the CEO of ECG in Ghana,...

Togo welcomes low-carbon power supply agreement

Globeleq, an independent power producer in sub-Saharan Africa, has signed a joint development agreement with the Togolese government to develop a utility-scale renewable energy project.
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Financial close reached for the expansion of Azito power plant

Globeleq and IPS (West Africa) announced that they have reached financial close for the expansion of the existing Azito gas-fired power plant near Abidjan.

Mali to host West Africa’s largest solar farm with 50MW capacity

PASH Global has acquired a 49.9% share in A solar PV farm project in Mali being developed by independent renewable energy power producer Akuo Energy.

AIIM acquires gas assets in a petroleum company in Nigeria

AIIM has acquired minority interests in gas assets in Nigeria majority-owned by Savannah Petroleum Plc, by investing $54m of equity into the transaction.
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Siemens and GRIDCo to address Ghana’s energy challenges

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Ghana to address the country’s energy and infrastructure challenges.

CEMAC zone secures $213m for development projects

The Board of Directors of the Development Bank of Central African States has approved financing of integration projects of $213m for the CEMAC Zone.

Nigeria: Ministry appoints new CEO to drive Rural Electrification Agency

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) of Nigeria, ushered in the New Year with a newly appointed Chief Executive Officer under a cloud of suspicion.

JinkoSolar empowers a women led solar project in Gambia

JinkoSolar delivered 501,3kW of high-efficiency modules for the biggest solar hybrid project in Gambia to empower the Medical Research Centre of the Gambia.

Nigeria Electrification Project commissions first solar mini-grid

REA has facilitated the commissioning of a solar hybrid mini-grid power plant in Rokota Community, which falls under the Nigeria Electrification Project.

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