Africa Mining: Companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in renewable energy — report

Africa Mining: Companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in renewable energy — report

A report published by Fitch Solutions states that due to the prevalence of off-grid remote mineral deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa and the fact that traditional grid-power tends to be unreliable in those mines, mining companies operating in the region should invest in renewable energy. Advertisements

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Africa Renewables: Sweden Expands Support For Off-Grid Energy

Africa Renewables: Sweden Expands Support For Off-Grid Energy

SIDA, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, is halfway through a 5-year commitment to bringing off-grid solar power to Zambia, one of the many countries that make up sub-Saharan Africa, where 70% of the people have no access to a functioning electrical grid. Those that do are often bedeviled with frequent interruptions of service and high utility bills. In the absence of reliable access to electricity, many rely on diesel generators for power but the…

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Global Markets: Sub-Saharan Africa Capex Could Hit $24B in 2019

Capital expenditure among Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) national oil companies and SSA-focused international oil and gas companies is set to register a 13.1 percent growth in 2019, with combined spending reaching up to $24.3 billion.

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Africa Energy: Nearly 600 million people live without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa” – report

This is the conclusion of a study that analyses the economics of rural electrification through a randomized field experiment that connected hundreds of rural households to the national electrical grid in Kenya. 

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Africa Energy: The role of international institutions in fostering sub-Saharan Africa’s electrification

International institutions, such as multilateral development banks and national development agencies, are crucial in funding the provision of electricity services in sub-Saharan Africa. In the following Commentary, the authors discuss the role of these institutions in bringing electricity to the region.

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Rovuma Basin Mozambique LNG Projects: World Bank warns against convergence of natural gas prices on the Asian, European and American markets

The World Bank warned, Tuesday in Maputo, that related to liquid natural gas (LNG) projects in the Rovuma basin, convergence of natural gas prices on the Asian, European and American markets can be a risk to Mozambique.

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