Category archives for: Solar & wind

Chinese tech boost to Lagos regional power summit

West African Power Industry Convention

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – PREPARATIONS for the upcoming West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC), set for Lagos, have received a major boost after a global information and telecommunications firm returned as the exclusive diamond sponsor. This is the third consecutive time Huawei, the Chinese multinational company, sponsors the summit. “We are […]

Ethiopia, Uganda dominate East Africa energy awards

power summit

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi , Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – UGANDA’S Fred Kabagambe-Kaliisa and Azeb Asnake of Ethiopia have been recognised for their sterling contributions to the industry at the just-ended East African Power Industry Awards in Kenya. Special Recognition Award winner, Kabagambe-Kaliisa, Permanent Secretary of Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, has […]

Scatec Solar secures Jigawa power project

jigawa power project

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOME international and local companies have partnered for the development of the 100 megawatts Nova Scotia Power plant in Jigawa State. The partners are Scatec Solar, the integrated solar power producer, has signed an agreement with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on […]

Greenpeace upbeat at renewable energy prospects

New Executive Director Greenpeace International Bunny  McDiarmid

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EXECUTIVE Director of Greenpeace International, Bunny McDiarmid, has expressed confidence Africa would attain full renewable energy use by 2050. The executive has visited the Greenpeace Africa office in Johannesburg to show solidarity and gain further insight into the key issues. The visit was McDiarmid’s first to the continent since […]

Spotlight on geothermal at East Africa power summit

power exporter

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 2 000 visitors from over 30 countries are set to gather in Nairobi, Kenya later this year to discuss prevailing issues in the power industry. They will meet under the aegis of the 18th East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC), scheduled for the […]

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