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  • Nairobi, Kenya – Thursday, June 15, 2023: The prestigious Africa Energy Forum (aef) is set to take place from 20th to 23rd June this year at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nair ...
  • Back in 1998, Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) became the first public utility to confirm attendance at the inaugural Africa Energy Forum (AEF). A quarter of a century later, the lead ...
  • (24 March 2023) The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited (“MCB”) is pleased to announce that it has acted as joint Mandated Lead Arranger (MLA) in relation to an initial senior loan facility to support I ...
  • EnergyNet is delighted to announce that the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet has joined the ‘Youth Energy Summit (YES!)’ as its first Foundational Partner. The ‘Youth Energy Summit (YES!)’ ...
  • 13 April, 2023. Nairobi, Kenya. The Global Wind Energy Council and EnergyNet, the organisers of the Africa Energy Forum, have entered into a partnership that offers Africa’s wind energy industry a cru ...
  •   LONDON, March 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemcorp Capital Management Limited is pleased to announce that it has committed a substantial capital investment into Milele Energy, a clean energy platfor ...
  • La transición energética está avanzando con rapidez y es evidente que las energías renovables variables, solares como eólicas, se convertirán en las fuerzas principales de descarbonización en el secto ...
  • SCALING UP OFF-GRID SOLAR POWER MODEL FOR TRANSFORMING RURAL ENERGY ACCESS IN AFRICA EIB FINANCING TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO ACCESS TO ELECTRICITY FOR 643,000 PEOPLE LOCAL CURRENCY FINANCING TO ACCELERATE ...
  • The agreement was announced today by the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali.   Gridworks is a development and investment platform founded and wh ...
  • “Our vision is to empower 100,000 more ‘Williams’ by aef 2029 to close the gap between population growth and energy access.  The initiatives are there, the need is there, the entrepreneurs are everywh ...
  • Interview with Damilola Agbaje – AIIM Investment Director. AIIM actively manages investments in East, West and Southern Africa and has equity under management of USD 2.0 billion with a track record ex ...
  • Since 1999, the African Energy Forum has led engagements between stakeholders around creating energy on the planet. So much has evolved in those twenty-three years. Alternative energy sources such as ...
  • Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and sustainability-related matters are undoubtedly now front and centre not only for the extractive and steel industries but for business across all sectors. Th ...
  • While there has been steady progress in the global transition from economies running on fossil fuels to sustainable energy development since the establishment of the UN Framework Convention on Climate ...
  • Africa’s energy future at a crossroad   When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. Mor ...
  • Africa is home to one-sixth of the global population, yet the continent accounts for less than 6% of global energy consumption and produces only 2% of global emissions.[1] The continent faces a parall ...
  • The world faces a climate emergency. The emissions from power plants already operating or commissioned have exhausted the carbon budget compatible with keeping warming to 1.5 degrees. Meanwhile, Afric ...
  • It’s a fraction that amounts to approximately 100,000 hospitals, clinics, surgeries and pharmacies. And its impacts have been exacerbated by the past year’s battle with COVID-19. Even prior to the pan ...
  • But what about for people? RE projects work best when they are designed to produce not just power but empowerment: jobs, schools, bridges, gender equality, opportunities for youth. COP26 recognized th ...
  • As the world talks about the energy transition, South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), through its IPP Office has recently announced the REIPPPP BW6 Request for Proposals (R ...
  • In the summer of 2014, there was a massive electrical power outage in Egypt. The electricity deficit in Egypt led the country to set a new strategy for electricity—resolving the lack of electricity su ...
  • It was discussed that the solution to the cost problem and the profitability problem in mini and metro-grids is scale. Metro-grids will allow a per unit, per-connection basis that will drive down cost ...
  • Given that there are different pathways for different renewable energies, the financial planning level to help countries meet such climate contributions presents complexities.   Finding access to and ...
  • The electricity demand in Zimbabwe is high as the country continues on a growing path. Currently, 40% of the population has access to electricity, but they all reside in major towns. The country's dai ...