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
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
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, 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