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  • Nigeria’s oil deposits down by 2.16% – NNPC
    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that the volume of oil deposits Nigeria holds declined by 2.16 per cent between 2018 and 2019 and is now 36.89 barrels (bbls). While the country’s oil deposit reduced by this amount, the corporation however noted that it recorded a 1.27 per cent increase in natural gas…The […]
  • KOSAP grants $4.6m to distributors of solar kits and improved stoves in Kenya
    In Kenya, the government, through the off-grid solar access project (KOSAP) allocated $ 4.6 million to 19 companies to distribute 165,000 solar kits and 85,000 improved stoves to populations in 14 counties. In Kenya, the Solar Offgrid Access Project (KOSAP) allocated 500 million shillings ($ 4.6 million) to companies providing energy solutions to populations. In…The […]
  • Efficiency for Access allocates $3.7m to solar related technologies in Africa
    The Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund has just allocated more than 3.75 million dollars to 20 start-ups, three of which are based in Africa. The funds are earmarked for the development of solar-powered technologies. This funding follows a call for projects which saw the participation of several African start-ups, notably Jirogasy, based in…The […]
  • Hwange’s net zero natural gas plant in Zimbabwe a game changer
    An actual game-changing eco-friendly technology is being implemented for Hwange Thermal Power Plant units 7 and 8 being built by top Chinese firm, Sinohydro. The US$1,1 billion plant is designed to produce 600 megawatts when both units are commissioned in two years’ time. The process, known as magnetohydrodynamics, or open cycle in simpler terms, involves…The […]
  • Kenya’s geothermal generation picks up steam
    With the recent completion of the Menengai geothermal power plant, Kenya has now more than tripled its production from 198MW to almost 672MW in just six years. The Menengai Geothermal Development plant has added 105MW geothermal production capacity to Kenya’s national grid, which was experiencing serious shortages in the late 2000s. Funded by the African…The […]