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April 29, 2019$225 million for West-Africa off-grid electricity
The World Bank has approved financing as part of the Off-Grid Electrification Project.
March 26, 2019Electricity price hike threatens mining sector
Eskom crisis to lead to job losses in mining industry.
March 13, 2019Burkina Faso to increase electricity coverage
The project is part of the West African Power Pool initiative.
February 25, 2019Africa Development Bank explores electricity cooperative potential
AfDB commences feasibility studies on electricity cooperative business models in Nigeria and Ethiopia.
February 21, 2019Gas expected to be a key driver of South Africa’s Electricity Generation
Recent offshore gas discovery could bolster the country’s energy sector.
January 14, 2019IPPs increase year-on-year share of electricity generation
Independent Power Producers made up 9.7% of total generation.
October 10, 2018Egypt to generate up to 53 percent of its electricity with renewable energy
A new report by IRENA suggests Egypt could save up to $900 million annually on its electricity bill.
October 2, 2018Rwanda receives $266 million loan from AfDB to improve electricity reliability
Loan will increase on-and-off grid connections.
July 13, 2018AfDB launches first Electricity Regulation Index
The African Development Bank has launched its first Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa.
June 28, 2018South Sudan works to increase electricity supply
South Sudan to increase the country’s power supply and boost economic development.