Posts tagged as Ethiopia

Power developments in Africa, Jan/Feb 2015

Solar power in Ethiopia Aora is planning to build a solar-hybrid power plant in Ethiopia. The project is tied to the country’s climate-resilient green economy strategy, in which the country aims to enhance access to affordable and environmentally friendly renewable energy. The goal is to provide adequate uninterruptible and grid independent power to support the […]

Power developments in Africa, November 2014

  Botswana renews diesel contract APR Energy says its existing 70 MW diesel power module contract in Botswana has been extended for a further 12-month period. The company has successfully supported the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), the national electric utility, through the provision of its turnkey diesel power modules since late 2009, when it was […]

Power developments in Africa, June 2014

  Cameroon plants get new owner Actis has signed an agreement with American energy giant, AES, to acquire the majority interest in three power assets in Cameroon for $220-million. This gives Actis a 56% stake in Cameroon’s national integrated utility, Société Nationale d’Electricité (SONEL), and in two independent power plants, Kribi and Dibamba. SONEL provides […]

Power developments in Africa, May 2014

  Botswana develops coalfired generation African Energy Resources, in partnership with ACWA Power International, is developing power generation projects in Botswana. The companies have an agreement to build a 300 MW power station and integrated coal mine at African Energy’s Sese coal deposit. This project will use coal from a 50-million ton block within the […]