Category archives for: Electricity

EU grant increases Zambians access to power

Government of Zambia and the European Union signed the Financing Agreement for the "Support to the Zambia Energy Sector: Increased Access to Electricity ..

From ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – OVER 300 000 Zambians are set to enjoy reliable, clean and affordable electricity following the €65 million grant the European Union (EU) has signed with the Southern African country. Electricity will be transmitted at least 63 000 households and micro small enterprises (MSEs). It will […]

Rebranded forum shapes Central Africa energy’s future

Future Energy Central Africa

From ROSE SADOU in Yaounde, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – CENTRAL Africa’s prime energy summit will return to Cameroon in November under a new name and eager to build on the success of the last edition held last November in the region’s economic powerhouse. Formerly the International Partnerships for African Development (iPAD) Cameroon Energy Infrastructure […]

Nigerian households endure decline in power supply

Load shedding

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NEW aggregated poll results for the second half of the past year have revealed a decline in power supply to Nigeria households in the last quarter. NOIPolls, the surveying firm, revealed only an average of 37 percent reported improvement in supply, thus representing a significant nine-point decline when compared […]

Diamond sponsorship for African Utility Week


from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for the 17th annual African Utility Week have received a major boost after KPMG, the professional services company, was confirmed as the diamond sponsor. The conference and expo will take place from May 16 to May 18 at the Cape Town International Convention […]

Agreement sealed to boost Nigeria power supply

power exporter

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS to increase power production in Nigeria have received a major boost following the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) for the 100 megawatt Nova Scotia Power plant in Dutse. Scatec Solar and Africa50 signed the agreement in Abuja. The project has the potential […]

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