Africa: Six countries exceed 4,000MW power capacity

Africa: Six countries exceed 4,000MW power capacity

Only half-a-dozen countries in sub-Saharan Africa have a power capacity of more than 4,000MW, shining the spotlight on the continent’s deep investment gaps in the sector. This is according to a World Bank report, which also shows that some other six countries sit at...
Rwanda: Boost to power access following financing deal

Rwanda: Boost to power access following financing deal

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has mobilised a $180 million loan towards expanding Rwanda’s power network and lighting up more households and businesses. Under the project, some 77,470 households will be connected to the national power grid, helping reduce energy...
Tanzania to add geothermal to its power mix

Tanzania to add geothermal to its power mix

Tanzania has set a target of developing 200MW of geothermal power by 2025 as it looks to diversify its energy mix. Energy Permanent Secretary Felchesmi Mramba said Tanzania has identified 52 areas that could potentially produce geothermal power, including Arusha,...