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Kenya leads Sub-Saharan Africa in power generation technology

Kenya leads Sub-Saharan Africa in power generation technology

Kenya is among a handful of African countries at the forefront of deploying cutting edge energy technologies that are expected to significantly transform the power sector in Sub-S ...

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AfDB approves $144.9 million loan for Kenya, Tanzania power line

AfDB approves $144.9 million loan for Kenya, Tanzania power line

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, an African Development Fund (ADF) Loan of US $144.9 million, to the Kenya–Tanzania Power ...

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Is transmission the cancer of Africa’s electricity market?

Is transmission the cancer of Africa’s electricity market?

Utility companies in Africa are struggling to acquire and evacuate electricity sufficient enough to reach a base-load, making transmission the biggest barrier to energy access acr ...

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Lake Turkana Wind Power wins Renewable Deal Energy Award

Lake Turkana Wind Power wins Renewable Deal Energy Award

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project has been awarded the Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) African Renewable Deal Award 2014. The award was presented at the P ...

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Why East African countries could lose out on low oil prices

Why East African countries could lose out on low oil prices

East African countries are unlikely to significantly benefit from falling global oil prices due to inadequate storage facilities, a new research paper released by Deloitte East Af ...

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Kenyan firm gets Sh 183m to expand solar business

Kenyan firm gets Sh 183m to expand solar business

Orb Energy (“Orb”) has closed a Sh 183 million ($2mln) equity investment with Netherland’s premier development finance institution, FMO, to replicate its unique retail model for s ...

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Consumers want petrol prices dropped to Sh 85 a litre

Consumers want petrol prices dropped to Sh 85 a litre

Consumers want the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) drop fuel prices to Sh 85 a litre from current Sh 102 for petrol on the back of big slump in global oil prices that has seen ...

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Cheaper electricity beckons with commissioning of geothermal and wind power plants

Cheaper electricity beckons with commissioning of geothermal and wind power plants

The country should expect electricity prices to significantly drop before end of year with planned commissioning of additional output capacities from KenGen’s wind and geothermal ...

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