Power developments in Africa, July 2016

  Uganda oil and gas industry gets boost Uganda has earmarked 188-billion shillings towards the implementation of its oil and gas plans in the 2016/17 financial year. In the budget that was read out in June by finance minister, Matia Kasaija, it was stated that the funds will be used to develop the country’s oil […]

Power developments in Africa, April 2016

Mozambique hires 100 MW floating power station Karadeniz is to supply Mozambique and Zambia with 100 MW from a powership, launched in Nacala, northern Province of Nampula in efforts to boost power supply between the two neighbouring countries. The electricity produced by the powership will be injected into the national grid at the Nacala substation. This results from […]

Power developments in Africa, March 2016

First phase of CSP plant inaugurated  King Mohammed VI of Morocco inaugurated the first phase of the country’s Noor Ouarzazate (NOORo) Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, ushering in a new era for Africa’s sustainable energy future. The plant is a keystone of Morocco’s solar programme to develop 2 GW by 2020. The plant exponentially harnesses the country’s […]

Power developments in Africa, Nov/Dec 2015

  Substantial energy resource found in Ghana Oil and gas explorer Erin Energy has estimated that the tenements that make up the expanded shallow water Tano (ESWT) block, in Ghana, would deliver about 500-million barrels of oil and 282-billion cubic feet of gas. The company recently completed resource volume assessments at three of its fields: […]