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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.
February 25, 2019Africa Development Bank explores electricity cooperative potential
AfDB commences feasibility studies on electricity cooperative business models in Nigeria and Ethiopia.
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.
March 16, 2017Catalysts: International Politics and Energy Access
AOP panelists Jude Kearney and Lloyd Manokore on their catalysts for change in 2017
December 28, 2018Beating Africa’s Power Problem: The Surprising Success in Kenya’s Power Sector
Kenya increased electricity access from a mere 25 percent to 73 percent in just six years.
December 27, 2018Beating Africa’s Power Problem: The Issues Holding Africa Back
Kenya’s electricity access rate stands at 73 percent and the country is on track to meet its goal of 95 percent access by 2020.
June 23, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Malaysia’s Bumi Shuts Off Erin Energy’s FPSO in Nigeria; Kenya: 69.4% of Population Has Electricity Access
June 18, 2019Azuri Technologies raises $26 million to expand operations in Africa
The company will distribute individual solar kits to villages.