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AfDB and Africa Energy Forum launch “African Utility of the Future” competition with $5,000...

The AfDB and EnergyNe have created the ‘African Utility of Future’ competition enabling teams to compete for a $5,000 prize.
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Africa50 joins investors to power the world’s largest solar park

Thirty international infrastructure developers are investing in Egypt’s 1.5GW Benban solar park, which will be the largest in the world upon completion.
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Utility reform: Is it time to rethink our assumptions?

The World Bank and ADB each released a report which focusses on the issue of utility reform and asked the question: Is it time to reconsider?
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African Utility Week Virtual Event: COVID-19 and climate change

Join the African Utility Week Virtual Event’s opening keynote session entitled: “Exploring private sector participation in African power sector” at 13:00 SAT, including insights on the models, challenges and reforms for private sector participation in the context of the African power sector.
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AfDB launches record-breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact that the Covid-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies.
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Nine more countries to leverage green banks as climate action mechanism

Some nine more countries have pledged to establish and leverage green banks to address climate change.
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AfDB on Africa’s economic outlook

Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growth is projected to accelerate