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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

Mozambique Establishes Regulatory Framework for Off Grid Access.

Yesterday, Mozambique joined it’s neighboring countries by putting in place the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access – a regulatory framework that will provide greater clarity to all actors in the off-grid energy sector. The Government of Mozambique approved yesterday, in the Council of Ministers, by Decree, the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access. This regulation results from

Morrocco to build World Longest Undersea Electric Cable.

A start-up with former Tesco chief executive Sir Dave Lewis as executive chair is planning to build the world’s longest undersea electric cable, stretching 3,800km between north Africa and Britain. Xlinks is proposing to complete the £16bn Morocco-UK link by the end of this decade, delivering enough electricity to power more than 7m British homes.