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Zimbabwe ramps up its electricity imports to ease outages

Zimbabwe will ramp up its electricity imports over the next few weeks, potentially easing rolling power cuts, after it agreed to make payments to clear its debt to a regional power utility, a treasury official said on Monday. The southern African nation has endured 18-hour

Next Einstein Forum recognises groundbreaking research

In a statement, NEF, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), explains that it will award the NEF Fellows at its NEF Global Gathering 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya on 10 March 2020, under the patronage of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The NEF Fellows

Kenyan energy company Solarise raises Series A funding round

Founded by Patrik Huber, Jan Albert Valk and Sakkie van Wijk, Solarise Africa is an energy leasing company for solar and other energy assets focusing on commercial and industrial clients (C&I). The company, which provides smart financing via a selected group of partners, raised the first tranche

Can Siemens save Nigeria’s chaotic power sector?

The Nigerian government has agreed to a deal with the German energy company in an attempt to fix the country’s unreliable electricity grid. Nigeria has signed a six-year power deal with German energy giant Siemens, which will result in the production of at least 25,000

Energy partner joins Pinsent Masons in South Africa

With over 20 years’ experience, Lloyd Chater has joined Pinsent Masons’ Johannesburg office as a partner, where he will work across the African continent with a focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) which are concerned with equity capital markets and infrastructure and energy assets. Chater joins the firm

Feasibility study bids sought for wind power project

“The Hatta power generation project aligns with DEWA’s efforts to contribute effectively in achieving the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy, and increase the production