Kenya Power is rolling out a smart meter project targeting 55,000 small and medium enterprises across the country to enhance customer satisfaction.
Siemens Energy has signed MoUs with Mubadala Investment Company and Masdar City to advance the development of green hydrogen in the region.
In Kazakhstan, APS Energia selected Saft for the provision of its battery solution for optimisation of a wind farm during winter harsh conditions.
Africa & Middle East
otal electricity generation across the African continent will double by 2030, with fossil fuels continuing to dominate the energy mix – posing potential risk to global climate change commitments.
Enel Green Power (EGP) has entered into a joint venture partnership with a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority to finance, build and operate renewable projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
Finance & Investment
Eight more energy innovation projects from Israel and the US are set to benefit from funding released through the Binational Industrial Research and Development Energy programme.
FIMER has provided its technology for a 1.4MW rooftop solar system on the Ahmed Ben Bella International Airport in Oran, Algeria’s second-largest city.
The Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) scheme offers a novel approach for electrification in countries in Africa at risk of conflict or other vulnerabilities.
Two former executives of Eskom have already appeared in court and are being prosecuted in connection with these and other irregularities.
IRENA and the AfDB to jointly support investment in low carbon energy projects, a move expected to advance Africa’s energy transition.