Alternative Energy

RES4Africa teams up with GWEC to develop renewable energy sources

Dec 7, 2019

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and RES4Africa Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation through joint initiatives and activities to support sustainable development for resilient economies and energy systems in Africa. GWEC and RES4Africa share a common vision that sustainable energy development is a crucial catalyst to empower and transform African…

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Wärtsilä to provide storage solution for hybrid project at off-grid mine in Mali

Dec 7, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä will optimise the energy system of the Fekola Mine, located in a remote region in southwest Mali. This is needed to improve the mine’s operations, reduce fuel consumption, and lessen the carbon emissions. Wärtsilä has been contracted to design and engineer a cutting-edge 17MW/15MWh energy storage system based on the company’s…

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Elsewedy Electric to build solar power plant near Juba in South Sudan

Dec 6, 2019

The Egyptian company Elsewedy Electric has recently won the contract to build a 20 MWp solar power plant in Southern Sudan. Located near the capital Juba, it will be equipped with a battery storage system. A solar photovoltaic power plant will be built in Southern Sudan. The contract for the construction of this facility has…

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Energy efficiency network set up in Algeria and supported by GIZ

Dec 6, 2019

The very first energy efficiency network has recently been set up in Algeria. The decision to create this platform was taken during the second edition of the Algerian-German day. It is one of the first fruits of the cooperation between Germany and Algeria in the field of renewable energy. Advancing the use of renewable energy…

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Glencore to supply cobalt from DRC to South Korean EV battery producer

Dec 5, 2019

The mining company Glencore, active on two cobalt mines in the DRC, has signed an agreement with Korean SK Innovation to supply cobalt for six years. Glencore will supply approximately 30,000 tonnes of cobalt between 2020 and 2025. The electric vehicle market is booming and could reach $ 150 million by 2025, increasing the demand…

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ZERA licences 50mw solar project in Zimbabwe suburbs

Dec 5, 2019

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has granted Parvalue Energy (Private) Limited a 25-year licence to establish a 50 megawatts solar photovoltaic power plant at Westgate Suburbs in Bulawayo. The regulator confirmed the issuing of the licence in a public notice and said the plant would be established at Donnington West Plant for purposes of…

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Eni signs MoU with Tunisian SNDP on biofuels production

Dec 5, 2019

Today, Eni and the SNDP (Societè National de Distribution des Petroles AGIL SpA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Tunisian Ministry of Industry, in the presence of the Tunisian Minister of Industry, Selim Feriani, on joint collaboration, through a joint company, to cultivate castor at a semi-industrial level used to produce sustainable biofuels, which…

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AfDB provides €49m loan to Burkina Faso for Yeleen solar power plant

Dec 5, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Bank has approved a €48,82 million loan to the Government of Burkina Faso for the Yeleen solar plant, intended to boost national power supply. Yeleen, which is to be implemented under the Bank’s Desert to Power ( DTP) Initiative, and which will span a period of five years from…

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Liberia’s rural electrification program moves to Lofa

Dec 4, 2019

The Deputy Executive Director of the Rural and Renewable Energy Agency, Stephen B. Potter, Sr., discloses here that a US$ 27 million dollars rural electrifiction project in Lofa County, northern Liberia will witness the construction of a 2.5 megawatt hydro power plant to be complimented by a 1.8 megawatt dissel power plant for the supply…

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DPA inaugurates solar off-grid system on Schweppes plant rooftop in Zimbabwe

Dec 4, 2019

The Schweppes Africa Holdings in Harare now operates with a solar off-grid system that reduces its dependence on the national electricity network. The system is also equipped with a solar off-grid system that reduces its dependence on the grid. It has been installed under an agreement signed with the off-grid Distributed Power Africa (DPA) supplier.…

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