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Kengen Increases Geothermal Energy To Reduce Reduced Inputs At Major Hydroelectric Dams

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has announced a revamped plan to step up electricity generation from geothermal power plants in a strategic move to cushion Kenyans from the effects of low water inflows at the large hydropower stations. As of 6th Nov 2023, Masinga Dam, which is Kenya’s largest hydropower dam, recorded water levels of 1039.42 m above sea level (ASL) against a total capacity of 1056 mA SL. This was slightly.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 14th November 2023

Ethiopia Uses Wind Energy to Produce 404 Megawatts of Power

Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) announced that the country has generated 404 MW of electricity from wind power. EEP Corporate Communications Director Moges Mekonen told EPA that the country has reached the total production of 404 MW electric power from Wind power. He noted that many citizens are getting electricity from the wind power plants that have been built so far. Accordingly, the combined generating capacity of Ashegoda,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 14th November 2023

Zanzibar's Dream of a Wind Farm Is Getting Closer

IN an exciting development for renewable energy initiatives, Aseel Oilfield Services Limited and Sany Renewable Energy conducted a site visit to potential locations for a revolutionary wind farm in Zanzibar. This visit lays the groundwork for the development of the wind farm, which is expected to commence upon the signing of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Aseel Oilfield Services and the Zanzibar Ministry of Water, Energy, and.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 17th October 2023

Tanzania: Completed Implementation of the First Energy Efficiency Action Plan

THE government in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is finalising implementation of Tanzania's 1st Energy Efficiency Action Plan project. The project seeks to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all in Tanzania. A key component of the action plan is to build capacities on energy management and audit, whereby practices can be implemented.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 17th October 2023

Kenya Announces Green Hydrogen Roadmap and Strategy with Support from EU and Global Gateway

At the inaugural African Climate Summit in Nairobi, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of Kenya William Ruto unveiled the Green Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap for Kenya, in collaboration with Global Gateway, Europe’s investment initiative for global sustainability. The comprehensive roadmap, developed with expertise from the European Union, outlines Kenya’s ambitions for the green hydrogen sector from.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 13th September 2023

Kenya Seeks a $150 Million AfDB Loan for Power

Kenya is seeking a Ksh21.66 billion ($150 million) loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to connect homes to electricity under the 3rd phase of the Last Mile Connectivity project. The AfDB disclosed that the Treasury has applied for the $150 million in a review of the programme to be rolled out before the end of this year to light up an estimated 150,000 homes in 45 counties that exclude Nairobi and Mombasa. Kenya Power started.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 5th September 2023

ACTOM Kenya Launches Low-Voltage Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Plant

ACTOM Kenya has launched low-voltage electrical manufacturing plant the company’s Power Technics Complex along Mombasa Road in Nairobi. ACTOM recently acquired the manufacturing facility from existing technology partner Schneider Electric. The factory will manufacture high-quality low-voltage electrical and mechanical equipment. Chief Executive Officer Mervyn Naidoo says the facility will also provide repair and maintenance of these.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 16th August 2023

Tanzania Witnesses Significant Advancements in Power Generation

Tanzania has witnessed significant advancement of the electricity industry in the last 5 years, with the commissioning of key power generation projects. These projects have played an important role in expanding the country’s electricity generation capacity, improving access to electricity and rising economic development. Here are some of the key projects that have been under implementation and prioritised from 2017:   The.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 16th August 2023

OFID and Partners Support Tanzania's Renewable Energy Ambitions with USD60 Million Loan

A new USD60 million loan by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and partners is expected to significantly strengthen energy security in northwest Tanzania. The project will include constructing a 166 km overhead transmission line connecting the Kagera region to the national grid, replacing the current energy supply from Uganda with local hydropower resources. Tanzania has enormous potential in the field of renewable.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 3rd August 2023

Sh47 Trillion Carbon Trading Investment A Boost for Tanzania

Producing and selling carbon offsets is finally becoming a lucrative business in Tanzania, with the government reported to have attracted over 20 companies that are set to invest over US$ 20 billion (Sh46.9 trillion). Minister of State in the Vice President's Office (Union and Environment), Dr Selemani Jafo, said since the regulations and guidelines on carbon trading were adopted last October the investment has attracted more than US$ 1.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 3rd August 2023

Kenya: Construction of 35-Megawatt Menengai Geothermal Power Project Starts

The government broke ground on the construction of a 35- MW Menengai Geothermal Power Plant in Nakuru County as it seeks to grow clean energy sources. The project was officially opened by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua on 9th June. President William Ruto's administration is betting on geothermal power sources to transition the country to a 100% transition to green energy amid climate change. "This will contribute to lowering.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 29th June 2023

Kenya, Tanzania to Establish $309 Million Electricity Transmission Line by Year-End

• Kenya and Tanzania to establish a $309 million electrical transmission line for importing and exporting electricity.   • The transmission line will have a transfer capacity of 2,000 megawatts, enabling the two countries to share excess power.   • The completion of the Kenya-Tanzania connection will also facilitate the exchange of power between electrical pools in East and Southern Africa, promoting regional energy.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th August 2023



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