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Rwanda Calls for Third Tender for Off-grid Photovoltaic.

By Anita Anyango The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has issued a call for tenders for the construction of photovoltaic and mini-hydro grids ranging in size from 10 kW to 1 MW. The bank is seeking consultants to prepare the third tender of the $48.9 million Renewable Energy Fund (REF). The initiative aims to deploy photovoltaic and mini-hydro grids

Namibian Government Names Hyphen Hydrogen Energy as Preferred Bidder for First Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Production Project. 

Namibia will be home to one of the largest green hydrogen projects on the African continent. In a competitive bidding process, the government of the southern African country has selected Hyphen Hydrogen Energy to develop a hydrogen project involving the use of renewable energy. The Windhoek, Namibia-based company is owned by Enertrag, a German industrial

MIGA Partners with GreenYellow to Support Solar Energy in Burkina Faso

With one of the lowest electrification rates in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region (20%, as compared with 48% for SSA overall) and a high level of unmet demand, Burkina Faso is striving to address its energy access challenges and enhance its energy security. The country has abundant sunshine, making solar photovoltaic (PV) a competitive domestic

Slow Exit of Covid-19 Menace Ushers in Darkness As Energy Crisis Looming

By Ritesh Barot Business & Financial Analyst Kenyans are furious over repeated fuel price increases this year. The latest last month caused a rumpus as wananchi were already suffering economic adversity due to the effects of the Covid-19 scourge. Fuel prices are at record highs due to an increase in taxes approved by parliament. Petrol prices

TAQA Arabia Invest Big In Sudan.

TAQA Arabia, the leading private sector energy distribution group and a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings, plans to implement solar power plants and gas projects in Sudan. A delegation, headed by Qalaa Holding Chairperson Ahmed Heikal, held a meeting with Head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in the presence