Sierra Leone: Second power ship to provide electricity for millions

Sierra Leone: Second power ship to provide electricity for millions

Sierra Leone’s electricity problem needs fixing fast, using sustainable approaches such as the use of renewables, solar, hydro, wind and conversation of decades of landfill rubbish into energy, to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country. Advertisements

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Mozambique Energy: Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric on stock exchange yet this quarter

Mozambique Energy: Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric on stock exchange yet this quarter

Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB), the EDM-owned company which owns the giant hydropower plant in Tete province on the Zambezi river, will list on Mozambique’s stock exchange, the BVM, by the end of Q1 2019, BVM head Salim Vala said yesterday quoted by State-run newspaper Noticias. It wants to sell 7.5% of its shares to Mozambican investors.

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Mozambique Energy: Kibo Energy says Benga power plant ahead of schedule

Mozambique Energy: Kibo Energy says Benga power plant ahead of schedule

The definitive study to confirm the commercial and operational feasibility of the construction of a thermal power plant in Bengo, Mozambique, is expected to be completed before the originally planned deadline, UK company Kibo Energy, formerly Kibo Mining, said on Wednesday.

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Mozambique Energy: EdM claims US$100M in losses due to illegal connections

Mozambique Energy: EdM claims US$100M in losses due to illegal connections

Mozambican state electricity company EDM loses US$100 million annually due to illegal connections to its grid, the company’s new chairman, Ale Sicola, told Mozambican newspaper O Pais adding that he plans to introduce “smart” electricity meters to minimise the problem.

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Africa Energy: Zimbabwe electricity imports to continue until 2027

Africa Energy: Zimbabwe electricity imports to continue until 2027

Zimbabwe is expected to continue relying on electricity imports for the next eight years due to lack of investment in the sector, a leading international think-tank has said quoted by Bulawayo News.

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Africa Energy: “Regional grid integration with Malawi, Tanzania and Angola as priorities” – SAPP

Africa Energy: “Regional grid integration with Malawi, Tanzania and Angola as priorities” – SAPP

The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) will prioritise connecting Malawi, Tanzania and Angola to the regional electricity grid by 2021, with an additional 22 000 MW of electricity generation capacity to be added to the regional grid by 2022.

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Mozambique Energy: Govt connects all country district capitals to the national electric grid

Mozambique Energy: Govt connects all country district capitals to the national electric grid

The electrification of the 152 district capitals of Mozambique was completed last Friday with the connection of Luabo, in the central province of Zambézia, to the national electricity grid, an official from state-owned Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM) reported.

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Africa Energy: About 90 million Nigerians Lack Access to Electricity

Africa Energy: About 90 million Nigerians Lack Access to Electricity

Although, there are about 645 million people without electricity in Africa, with about 90 million Nigerians affected, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the Federal Government is doing everything possible to reverse the trend in Nigeria.

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