African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Africa Fund for Africa approves $1 million reimbursable grant to develop bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone

The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s bankability by supporting technical feasibility studies and regulatory structuring The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million to NewAfrica Impact Ltd to prepare two bioenergy plants…

ESG in Africa is colonialism 2.0

By NJ Ayuk   Many today believe the era of colonialism in Africa is over. They’re wrong. The era of colonialism in Africa has merely entered a new and insidious phase. Some call it “neo-colonialism.” I call it colonialism 2.0. In colonialism…

COP27: To go down in history as the African Implementation COP

Photo credit: Reuters. by Duncan MacFadyen   COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik has been an excellent opportunity for Africa, and the world to ensure real change with regards to global warming. There is a massive opportunity for Africa to get it…

Nigeria’s FID, Ease of Doing Business Under Threat Over Senate Directive For NLNG To Pay N18.4bn – Stakeholders

Senate lacks power to Direct NLNG to pay money – Lawyers, experts set agenda for forthcoming 10th National Assembly at Platforms Africa forum Stakeholders in Africa, particularly in the Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, on Monday, raised the alarm over…

Could Türkiye become a gas hub for Europe?

– Türkiye is trying to take advantage of its good geographical location to become an energy hub between Russia, the world’s top exporter of natural gas, and the European market, even as the EU is trying to reduce its dependence…

Sigma Lithium Announces Significant Construction Progress on Greentech Plant

SIGMA LITHIUM ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS ON CONSTRUCTION, COMPLETING 94% OF CONCRETE AND 76% OF STEEL FOR GREENTECH PLANT, COMMISSIONING TO BE INITIATING DECEMBER 2022   SIGMA Lithium Corporation (“Sigma Lithium” or the “Company”) dedicated to powering the next generation of…

African Energy Week Announces 2023 Dates. Road to Cape Town

The African Energy Week 2023 conference and exhibition, which runs from October 16 – 20, will unite African energy policymakers, companies and investors with global partners to address the continent’s oil and gas industry challenges and embrace opportunities. The African…

Frustration Simmers Around the Edges of COP27, and May Boil Over Far From the Summit

The failure of global climate governance is leading some scientists and activists to lose faith in the process, and could intensify a vicious cycle of confrontational climate activism and authoritarian responses. By Bob Berwyn / Insideclimatenews Even at their remote…

FG to increase TCN wheeling capacity by 1000 Megawatts -Minister

By Constance Athekame   The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, says the Federal Government plans to increase the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wheeling capacity by over 1000 Megawatts to boost electricity supply. Aliyu said this while inspecting the…

Energy: Why Africa Must Be Part of Nuclear Energy Appetite

By Wambi Michael The search for energy diversification has taken a more frantic pace amidst the global energy transition debate. Unlike in the past when some countries were skeptical or outrightly ruled nuclear out in the Net Zero debate, it will…

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