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: […]

Power developments in Africa, July 2015

  Energy developments diversify economy Botswana Oil (BOL) has called for expressions of interest (EoI) for an in-house technical adviser to assist in the development of the landlocked country’s oil and gas sector. Through the EoI, the State-owned company sought information on the preparedness of the coal-to-liquids market in Botswana to inform the process of […]

Power developments in Africa, June 2015

  Chinese companies invest in Equatorial Guinea The government of Equatorial Guinea has announced the signing of multiple memoranda of understanding with Chinese companies covering large areas of cooperation in the electricity and industrial sectors. These memoranda involve the planning and development of city of Luba, a feasibility study on the development of a new […]