Latest News Energy

Renewable energies

02/12/2019 at 15h37, by Aurelie Benoit

With new financing, Fenix International (Engie) is looking to step up a gear on the continent

The solar home systems specialist, now part of giant French energy group Engie, aims to provide millions...


28/11/2019 at 16h08, by Aurelie Benoit

First Kenyan venture for AIF I (A.P. Moller Capital)

The fund management company is set to buy a diesel-fired power plant in Nairobi, following the unsuccessful...


22/11/2019 at 19h08, by Africa Business+

Perrial Jean Nyodog (Tradex) putting pressure on Eneo

The trader has filed legal papers against the Cameroonian power company to trigger insolvency proceedings...


21/11/2019 at 17h38, by Gaëlle Arenson

Yaoundé lobbying for Séraphin Ngongang to succeed Joël Nana Kontchou at Eneo

News of the resignation of the Cameroon electricity company’s CEO was confirmed last night to Jeune Afrique...

Renewable energies

15/11/2019 at 17h09, by Africa Business+

Electricity: Azura acquires the Tobène power plant in Senegal

Nigerian energy group Azura Power has taken over the Tobène power plant in Senegal that was previously...

Renewable energies

14/11/2019 at 16h16, by Africa Business+

Inga III: what they said in Johannesburg

Following a stormy meeting, members of the consortium in charge of developing the Inga III hydropower...


05/11/2019 at 17h11, by Joël Té-Léssia Assoko

Enel Green Power seeks to repeat its Zambian triumph

The subsidiary of the Italian energy giant is raising €200 million for solar power projects in Africa....


04/11/2019 at 09h44, by Africa Business+

Eskom accuses Deloitte of “corruption” and claims $14 million

The state electricity utility challenges conditions under which several consultancy contracts were awarded....


31/10/2019 at 16h57, by Africa Business+

Globeleq appoints a finance and project specialist as its new CEO

Unlike his predecessor who trained as an engineer, the new CEO of the Africa-focused independent power...


29/10/2019 at 17h09, by Africa Business+

With mining group Nordgold, Total Eren doubles its presence in Burkina

Total’s renewable energy subsidiary is to build a solar power plant for the Russian mining group in Burkina,...

Construction & Infra

29/10/2019 at 16h32, by Africa Business+

Meridiam doubles up in Gabon with Kinguélé and the Transgabonaise

Already well established in central Africa, particularly in infrastructure at Owendo port, private equity...


21/10/2019 at 22h46, by Africa Business+

Algeria: why Sonatrach is investing €100m in Medgaz

Now that UAE fund Mubadala has sold its stake in Medgaz, Algeria’s state-owned Sonatrach has become the...

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