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01/06/2023 at 18h00, by Africa Business+

Sofreco and Afrecom to assist Mauritania’s Somelec

The authorities in Nouakchott are seeking to modernise the state electricity company with the help of...


31/05/2023 at 16h56, by Africa Business+

ICSID/Senegal arbitration : Dakar challenges tribunal’s jurisdiction in Sandou power plant case

In the next few days, Senegal’s lawyers plan to file a request to bifurcate the ICSID arbitration initiated...

Land transport

26/05/2023 at 18h37, by Africa Business+

Jules Samain, CEO of Spiro electric motorbikes: “We have passed the million battery exchange milestone, and we are planning to raise further funds”

Launched barely a year ago, Spiro is now the leader in electric mobility in Africa, with 7,000 two-wheelers...


25/05/2023 at 18h09, by Africa Business+

Mozambican mini-grids: the advisors behind the regulations 

A team of experts helped draft the regulations for developing mini-grid projects in Mozambique, the...

Renewable energies

23/05/2023 at 19h37, by Christelle Marot

EDF ENR opens first African subsidiary in Tunisia

The solar energy division of the French electricity group EDF is completing the administrative procedures...


22/05/2023 at 16h11, by Africa Business+

Niger’s Ibrahim Yacouba launches tender for 50 MW solar unit at Sonichar

Niger’s Minister of State for Energy and Renewable Energies is promoting a project to increase the capacity...

Renewable energies

16/05/2023 at 16h51, by Africa Business+

Red Rocket prepares major offensive on continent

The independent power producer – spun off from Italian EPC builder Building Energy – is looking to raise...

Renewable energies

15/05/2023 at 16h23, by Christelle Marot

Scatec’s Release Utilities Africa Holding secures $165m IFC loan and guarantee

The subsidiary of Norwegian energy group Scatec ASA expects approval on 31 July for a major loan to...

Renewable energies

12/05/2023 at 18h47, by Africa Business+

Savannah Energy working on the financing of two new solar projects in Niger ($100 million)

The British independent energy company has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the...


09/05/2023 at 17h58, by Africa Business+

Off-grid energy solutions: Sun King targets Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia

Sun King, led by Patrick Walsh, is looking to accelerate its growth in providing clean cooking solutions...


03/05/2023 at 16h54, by Africa Business+

East India Udyog wins $18m Burundi energy access project ahead of Eiffage, Bajaj, Elsewedy and Achelis

East India Udyog – a private Indian company specialising in turnkey power projects – has been selected...

Private Equity

02/05/2023 at 17h07, by Christelle Marot

UK’s PASH Global enters Botswana with $30m solar project pipeline

The impact investor, which focuses on energy transition projects and is majority-owned by Trafigura,...

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