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Toshiba ventures into Kenya Market

Toshiba Corporation has announced the establishment of its new branch office in Nairobi, Kenya, under Toshiba Africa, the company’s main subsidiary based in South Africa. The branch office will start operations from May. Toshiba established subsidiary Toshiba Africa in 2014, and has been aiming on its business expansion in the sub-Sahara region. The company has since provided a wide range of products and systems such as Energy, Building.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 10th May 2019

Turkey - Ethiopia Joint Venture opens new cable plant to boost Production

Euro Cable Private Limited Company, a joint venture between Ethiopian and Turkish, opens a new factory which is set to triple its existing electric cable production capacity. The plant located in Gelan, Oromia Regional State, has a covered area of 10,500 meter square in a compound of 20,000 meter square. Euro Cable PLC, a joint Ethio-Turkish venture, was the first private enterprise to start manufacturing electrical cables in Ethiopia, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 10th May 2019

Better returns for Africa as it is contributing to improved use of renewable energy power across the continent

Developing economies everywhere Africa measure during a distinctive position to leapfrog a lot of developed nations by finance in cleaner, environmentally friendlier sources of power at a lower price - main factors conducive to improved use of renewable energy power across the continent.   However, renewable energy resources hold nice promise and might give energy whereas overcoming Africa’s infrastructural challenges, this manner.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 3rd May 2019

CHINA TO INVEST $1.8 BILLION IN ETHIOPIA'S POWER PROJECTS

China is all set to pump out a gigantic USD 1.8 billion in the transmission and distribution lines of electricity in Ethiopia. The investment of USD 1.8 billion will be made by the Chinese State Grid Corporation. Ethiopia's prime minister, Abiy Ahmed met with the officials of China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation, commonly known as Sinosure, during a recent visit to China's capital, Beijing.  Sinosure's top officials promised.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 26th April 2019

ACUMEN RAISES $70 MILLION TO FUND CLEAN ENERGY IN EAST AFRICA

Acumen is a New York based non profit company that invests in sustainable and socially minded companies around the world. Established in 2001, Acumen has invested more than $115 million in 113 companies across Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the United States Acumen Capital Partners a subsidiary of Acumen recently announced a $70 million funding for KawiSafi ventures aimed at driving energy access across East Africa in a bid to scale the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 26th April 2019

ENERGY NEEDS IN TANZANIA MET BY INVESTORS INVITED FOR WIND SOLAR PLANTS

As part of plans to diversify its energy generation mix and meet growing demand. Tanzania is seeking investors to build wind and solar power plants. With a minimum capacity of 50MW each the wind power plants are expected to generate 200MW .With  a minimum capacity of 20MW each.The solar plants will generate 150MW located in Dodoma, Singida, Shinyanga, Mwanza, Simiyu, Njombe and Iringa Regions.The projects are expected to run over the next.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 13th April 2019

THE ENERGY SECTOR MODERNIZING THEIR LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK IN KENYA

 The frame work which has guided the exploration and production is established by the Petroleum Act 2019 in Kenya. The piece of legislation that has been updated will govern the production, contracting and exploring of petroleum resources in Kenya, even including natural gas and crude oil. The approval into the law of Energy Bill2017 as well as petroleum Bill2017('The Acts") by the President Uhuru Kenyatta, on the 12th of March.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd April 2019

African Development Bank Commits $25 Billion to Strengthen the Renewable Energies Sector

Renewable energy, especially solar energy, is the key to driving Africa's economic development and combating climate change, said the African Development Bank (AfDB) president, while providing $ 25 billion in a new climate funding between 2020 and 2025. AfDB said the funds would be used to boost investment in renewable energy projects such as solar power plants. Some of its funding beneficiaries would include projects in Ethiopia, Rwanda and.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 26th April 2019

POWER SECTOR IN RWANDA: PROGRESSIVE WITH AMBITIOUS TARGETS

The Rwandan Government through its power sector has  very ambitious targets to achieve 512MW installed power generation capacity, which is currently 216MW power generation with a universal access(100%), this is expected to be achieved by 2023/24.they are also determined  to achieve 52% on-grid connections and 48% off-grid connections also by 2023/24. review, analyses of literature and site visits to various branch offices of Rwanda.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th April 2019

East Africa's Power Output poised to reach 7,480MW by 2022

 By 2022, the East African Community (EAC) will have a combined generation of 7,480 MW of electricity. This is set to be accomplished through a $ 2.5 billion funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB)  for infrastructure projects in the region. According to multiple sources, the combined total installed power capacity in East Africa currently exceeds 5,000 megawatts. Statistics from the EAC partner states with the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd April 2019

Electrified Africa, burgeoning market

As power rolls out across continent, ranks of appliance consumers swell rapidly. With a population of more than a billion and increasing access to power, sub-Saharan Africa could present a massive market for electrical products and services – sectors that are among Hong Kong’s fortes. In its 2017 World Economic Outlook, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said energy for all in the region is achievable by 2030, provided 95%.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd April 2019

EAST AFRICA THE FINEST INVESTMENT DESTINATION IN 2019

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) report has predicted that Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Tanzania will be among Africa’s most attractive investment destinations in 2019.  East Africa being a fulfilling region in last few years has recorded more than an average growth in the number of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).   Ethiopia being Africa’s fastest-growing economy, has tremendously emerged to promote its provisional advantage,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 7th March 2019



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