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AfDB approves $210m power transmission projects for Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria announced on Thursday that the board of the African Development Bank had approved its $210m NTEP-1 projects. The TCN said the transmission projects were approved in a board resolution on Wednesday in AfDB Headquarters, Abidjan. The Nigeria Transmission Expansion Programme

Putting a Price on Energy Security

A drone strike on Saudi oil pipelines. A cyber-attack on an African national oil company. Two explosions on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Security is critical to the integrity and continuity of any oil and gas or power and utility operation. Disruptions are

Benin inaugurates 127MW power plant

Benin has officially inaugurated the Maria Gleta power plant near Cotonou. With a generation capacity of 127 megawatts (MW), the gas engine power plant is set to increase the country’s power supply significantly decreasing its dependence on energy imports. “The Maria Gleta power plant increases

Morocco takes presidency of Arab Renewable Energy Commission

Morocco took the presidency of the Arab Renewable Energy Commission on the sidelines of the Sixth international forum and fifth Arab forum of renewable energy, hosted in Amman on August 27-28. The North African country topped African and MENA region countries in the Renewable Energy

Need For Nigeria’s Energy Reform

On July 24, French super-major, Total signed a Gas Supply Agreement and Host Government Agreement with Benin and its state utility, the Société Béninoise d’Energie Electrique (SBEE). The agreement would see the development of a 0.5 mtpa Floating, Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU), the first