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African renewable energy sources underused says Kenyan power expert
Continent to see increased focus on geothermal, wind, solar & biomass
Saudi Arabia’s Almar Water to desalinate aquifer in Kenya
Almar Water will construct the plant at a cost of between $49mn (Ksh 5bn) and $96mn (Ksh10bn) in a partnership that is expected to be sealed in the coming few months
Africa’s largest wind farm is now operational
The Lake Turkana Wind Power project is made up of 365 turbines, each having a capacity of 850 kilowatts. It is located 600 kilometers from Nairobi in the Loiyangalani District, Marsabit County
AfDB vouches for distributed energy in bid to bring solar to millions in Africa
The African Development Bank Group is backing the creation of distributed energy service companies that will bring power to 900,000 households – about 4.5 million people – by 2025
Pace of African power generation expansion slows in Q1 2019
Last year saw the biggest generation expansion in at least two decades, with net on-grid capacity of 18,780MW added to the grid, but investment in transmission and distribution has struggled to keep up.
Kenya court blocks East Africa's first coal plant
The project has outraged activists, who say clean renewable sources are becoming ever cheaper and note that Kenya already derives much of its energy from hydro and thermal
Alten chooses Voltalia to build and operate one of the largest solar plants in Eastern Africa
Voltalia to provide Construction and O&M Services to Alten for a 55 MW new solar plant in Kenya
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy expands role in Middle East water sector
Agreements in Egypt and Bahrain are set to open up new markets for the company
Altaaqa Global opens East Africa office
Company to offer 1,400 MW of rental power to several countries.
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