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TANESCO Power Project Extends Power Supply Across Africa

In order to exchange electricity effectively the state-owned power utility firm is currently undertaking the Kenya-Tanzania Power Interconnection Project (KTPIP). The project includes building of a 400kV transmission line from Singida to Isinya in Kenya through Babati, Arusha and Namanga. Kenya’s extension of transmission line to Ethiopia and while Tanzania extends the same to Zambia, thus will connect East Africa to the Southern.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th January 2019

New firm gets concession to extract methane gas from Lake Kivu

Rwanda’s energy targets are set to get a boost following the government’s decision to provide a concession to a private investor to start production of methane gas from Lake Kivu. On Monday, a cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame approved the decision that allows Rwanda Development Board (RDB) to enter concession and implementation agreement with Gasmeth Energy to extract methane gas. It was not immediately clear.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 29th January 2019

Obama fund grants Kenyan green energy Sh650 million to boost electrification

Former US President Barack Obama’s Power Africa initiative has showered Kenyan green energy projects with grants totalling Sh650 million in efforts to accelerate electrification. Mr Obama still launched Power Africa as a policy tool to unravel and activate investments in the continent’s energy space as a way of driving out energy scarcity. “with the help of US Trade and Development Agency, Power Africa has provided grants.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

Government of Tanzania grants $8.7m for first geothermal project at Ngozi

Allocation of $8.7 million has been granted by The Tanzanian Government to start countries first Ngozi geothermal project in Mbeya region. The government has allocated 20 billion Tanzanian Shillings for geothermal development.The news was revealed by the board chairman of the Tanzania Geothermal Development Company- Beatus Segeja, during his visit to Lake Ngozi, Mbeya Region. In order to push geothermal development TGDC, the 100% government.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 12th January 2019

Rwanda Signs Nuclear Agreement with Russia

Rwanda minister of infrastructure Claver Gatete, and ROSATOM's director general, Aleksey Likhachev, signed a co-operation agreement aimed at the construction of a Center for Nuclear Science and Technology (CNST) and of a Nuclear Power Plant in Rwanda in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy. The cooperation agreement will set a foundation for active conversation between the two Nations in the field of peaceful implementation of atomic.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th December 2018

Rwanda boosts investment for Power and Energy sector

The Minister of State for Energy, Water and Sanitation Germaine Kamayirese said at a recently concluded forum that that Rwandan Government has adopted digital technologies in the power distribution system as a part of steps taken to efficiently respond to the country’s power demands. Germaine Kamayirese said that the smart grid technology in the energy sector – an electricity supply network that uses digital communication technology.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 9th October 2018

Kenya pushes back plans for Sh968bn nuclear power plant to focus on renewables

Kenya’s Ministry of Energy has released an updated power development plan, unveiling the nation’s energy strategy between 2017 and 2037. Under the strategy, construction of the planned Sh968bn (US$9.6bn) nuclear power plant has been postponed by nine years. The plant had been initially intended for building in 2027, but is now set for 2036 at the earliest. The first unit is anticipated to be built in 2036, followed by a second.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd October 2018

First phase of power pool project to be completion by mid 2019

 Concluding the first phase of the region's power pool project, the Ethiopia and Kenya electricity transmission interconnector is anticipated to be completed next year.   Tanzania was given more than $450 million by the World Bank for a similar project that will connect the country to Zambia and South Africa, under the regional power pool project.   Joseph Njoroge, Kenya’s Energy Principal Secretary said that the 1,045km.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 17th August 2018

Tanzania- Stieglers Gorge water project almost complete

 According to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Stiegler’s Gorge water project in Tanzania is now at 80% complete. Dr. Suphian Masasi, DAWASA Acting Chief Executive Officer, confirmed the news and said that the project, which is implemented through the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA), is expected to be completed by August 15 this year.   The project is being undertaken by a Chinese company, China Henan.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 3rd August 2018

Ethiopia- Measures Taken to Bridge Electricity Gap

 Over 70% of people still have no access to electricity even though the current grid covers about 60% of the towns in Ethiopia.    This gap motivates the government to look for various partnerships that will assist in connecting this number of people to the national grid.   GE Grid Solutions a global power firm announced it has completed a $40 million electricity transmission system improvement turnkey project in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 16th July 2018

Ethiopia- Tendaho Geothermal Project Gets US $9m Grant From AFD

 The AFD which stands for French Development Agency has approved US $9m grant for the development of the Tendaho geothermal project.   The signing of the grant agreement took place at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation between Frederic Bontems, Ambassador of France to Ethiopia, Ethiopian State Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Admasu Nebebe, and Ignace Monkam-Daverat, the AFD regional manager in Addis.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 9th July 2018

Tanzania to Generate 7mw for Mafia Island

 The Tanzanian government has finished two preliminary studies to connect electricity to Mafia Island in the Indian Ocean through submarine cable and generate 7 megawatts through thermal, solar, and wind sources.   Ms. Subira Mgalu, Deputy Minister for Energy told the National Assembly that the hybrid power was comparatively cheaper than other sources.   "The hybrid sources will add 7MW. The project will start in June of.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th June 2018



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