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03Apr
US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector

US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector

The cost of addressing the needs of Sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has been estimated at US$14 billion a year, which is equivalent to 6% of Africa’s gross domestic product. This was said by South Africa’s Energy Department Minister Jeff Radebe while delivering his welcome speech on the opening day of the two day Power & Electricity World Africa 2018 expo at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

03Jul
Gabon Gets Funds to Reduce Emissions by 50%

Gabon Gets Funds to Reduce Emissions by 50%

The Government of Gabon and the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) signed a Letter of Intent for 18 million US dollars to protect the country’s forests and accelerate the fight against climate change.

15Feb
Morocco to Build Two Hydropower Plants

Morocco to Build Two Hydropower Plants

Voltalia, an international player in the renewable energy sector announced on 15 February 2018 that it has obtained permits for two hydropower plants of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW in Morocco.

03Apr
US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector

US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector

The cost of addressing the needs of Sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has been estimated at US$14 billion a year, which is equivalent to 6% of Africa’s gross domestic product. This was said by South Africa’s Energy Department Minister Jeff Radebe while delivering his welcome speech on the opening day of the two day Power & Electricity World Africa 2018 expo at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.