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Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, SAPP top winners at African Utility Week Awards

Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, SAPP top winners at African Utility Week Awards | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
The Ugandan National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Zambia’s ZESCO, the Southern African Power Pool and Nigeria’s Genesis Electricity Limited walked away with top honours at the African Utility Week Industry Awards this month.
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UPDATE 1-Cameroon approves deal giving Actis majority stake in SONEL

UPDATE 1-Cameroon approves deal giving Actis majority stake in SONEL | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
(Adds details, quote, background)YAOUNDE, May 23 (Reuters) - Cameroon's government has givenemerging markets private equity firm Actis the green light totake a 56 percent stake in the Central African
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ArcelorMittal South Africa Names Ex-Eskom Finance Chief as CEO

ArcelorMittal South Africa Names Ex-Eskom Finance Chief as CEO | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd.
appointed Paul O’Flaherty, a former financial director at the
nation’s power utility, as chief executive officer of the
continent’s biggest steelmaker.
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Ghana 1,000 MW gas to power project

Ghana 1,000 MW gas to power project | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
An agreement has been signed to undertake a 1,000 MW gas to power project in Ghana by General Electric (GE), Endeavor Energy and Finagestion. The Ghana 1000 Pro
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African bank gives Angola $1 bn loan to develop energy network | Southern Africa

African bank gives Angola $1 bn loan to develop energy network | Southern Africa | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved a $1 billion loan for Angola to help develop its war-ravaged electricity network and facilitate reforms to government financial management, the bank said.
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Mozambique: Extra 100 MW a Year Needed to Meet Demand

Mozambique: Extra 100 MW a Year Needed to Meet Demand | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
Minister of Energy, Salvador Namburete, said on 8 May that power generating projects on the drawing board will make electricity available for the growing national demand, while providing a surplus for export.
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allAfrica.com: Mozambique Has 18,000 Megawatts of Hydropower Potential

allAfrica.com: Mozambique Has 18,000 Megawatts of Hydropower Potential | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
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allAfrica.com: Angola: Malanje Thermal Station to Start in August

allAfrica.com: Angola: Malanje Thermal Station to Start in August | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
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Renewables in North Africa: A Nation-By-Nation Report Card

Renewables in North Africa: A Nation-By-Nation Report Card | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
Electricity demand is soaring in Northern Africa nations (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt) due to economic development, rising living standards, and other factors, but the existing power infrastructure is severely inadequate to handle it. Supply is plunging because of spiking demand in ho
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Mozambique: HCB Paying Off Its Debt in Advance (Page 1 of 2)

Mozambique: HCB Paying Off Its Debt in Advance (Page 1 of 2) | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
The debt of 700 million US dollars incurred when the Mozambican state purchased a majority holding in Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB) is being paid off in advance, and the payment will probably conclude a full year ahead of schedule, according to the chairperson of the HCB board, Paulo Muxanga.
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World Bank offers Angola $1bn to fund infrastructure, agriculture - Africa | Moneyweb

World Bank offers Angola $1bn to fund infrastructure, agriculture - Africa | Moneyweb | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
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Solar power to the people: green energy could boost African development

Solar power to the people: green energy could boost African development | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
Electricity deficit is slowing progress, report says, as Labour party calls for UK and African cities to 'twin' on energy projects
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Congo to world: pay us $1bn to save our rainforests ... or else - FT.com

Congo to world: pay us $1bn to save our rainforests ... or else - FT.com | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
The Democratic Republic of Congo has a message for the world: pay us to protect a section of rainforest nearly as big as England or watch it get cut down. In a bold example of how poorer countries are seizing on climate change to persuade richer
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Hydro: the solution to Zambia’s power deficit? - International Water Power

Hydro: the solution to Zambia’s power deficit? - International Water Power | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
In an effort to address its current and projected power deficit, the Government of Zambia has been urged to take action and develop legislation to promote renewable energy development throughout the country.Seventy-five percent of Zambia currently...
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Renewable energy the way forward for Rural Mozambique´s electricity shortage

Renewable energy the way forward for Rural Mozambique´s electricity shortage | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
Renewable energy the way forward for Rural Mozambique´s electricity shortage
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Angola: Energy and Water Minister Visits Norway

Angola: Energy and Water Minister Visits Norway | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
A delegation from the Energy and Water Ministry led by the incumbent minister, João Baptista Borges, is since last Sunday in Oslo, Norway.
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RPT-Fitch Assigns Nqaba Finance 1's Notes Expected Ratings

RPT-Fitch Assigns Nqaba Finance 1's Notes Expected Ratings | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
(Repeat for additional subscribers)May 13 (Reuters) - (The following statement was released by the rating agency)Fitch Ratings has assigned Nqaba Finance 1 (RF) Limited's (Nqaba Finance 1) additional
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Mozambique’s growing energy needs have much to offer financiers

Mozambique’s growing energy needs have much to offer financiers | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
Conference hears that off-grid power projects, maintenance of grid offer attractive opportunities to financial institutions in Mozambique
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allAfrica.com: Tanzania Keen On Finding Sustainable Energy

allAfrica.com: Tanzania Keen On Finding Sustainable Energy | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
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allAfrica.com: Angola: Integrated Planning to Develop Country's Energetic Strategy

allAfrica.com: Angola: Integrated Planning to Develop Country's Energetic Strategy | African Electricity News | Scoop.it
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