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Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

An analysis of global electricity revealed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, forcing a record fall in global coal power. The Global Electricity Review … Read More

Energy Storage to Enable the Continued Growth of Renewables in Kenya

By Michael Ball, Project Development Manager for Africa and Europe, Wärtsilä According to the government’s power development plans, the next decade will see many new solar PV and wind power … Read More

DJIBOUTI: KenGen Clinches Multi-well Geothermal drilling Programme Contract

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) PLC has won yet another international contract to drill three geothermal wells in Djibouti. The company today signed a Ksh 709,822, 630 (USD 6,452,933) contract … Read More

$100M XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Funded by Elon Musk to Fight Climate Change

XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and launching incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, today announced the $100M XPRIZE Carbon Removal sponsored by Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation. … Read More

CGG Delivers Global Geothermal Resource Study to Support Client’s Energy Transition Strategy

CGG has announced that its Geothermal Science group has delivered a global geothermal resource study to a major energy company. The study evaluates the scale of the potential for geothermal … Read More

East African Countries Submit 17 Expressions of Interest for the 6th GRMF Application Round

The AUC has acknowledged that on 29 July 2020 seventeen (17) Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility’s 6th Application Round were received on time and were accepted … Read More

African Development Bank welcomes $10 million Clean Technology Fund investment to diversify Ethiopia’s energy mix

The African Development Bank has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund CTF), one of two funds within the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), to extend … Read More

Toshiba Wins Order in Ethiopia for Small Scale Geothermal Power Generation System for Wellhead

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS)  has announced that the company, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Turkish engineering company Egesim Energy Electro-Mechanic Construction Contracting Co., Ltd. have received an … Read More

GDC, NOCK in Fuel Supply Partnership For Drilling Activities

GDC and the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) have signed an agreement which will see the latter supply diesel for drilling and water pumping activities for the Lake Baringo … Read More

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