Jean Marie Takouleu

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13 11 2022 | 13:30

EGYPT: Africa’s first green hydrogen plant goes live in Ain Sokhna

As decision-makers from around the world gather in Charm El Sheikh for the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), a consortium of companies is commissioning Africa's first green…

13 11 2022 | 13:16

Climate emergency in Africa: time for adaptation solutions

As decision-makers from around the world gather in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), climate change is affecting the African continent, from…

13 11 2022 | 13:14

AFRICA: Air pollution is the second highest risk factor for death

A new report highlights the impact of increasing levels of fine particle pollution in Africa. The report on "The State of Air Quality and its Health Effects in Africa" was recently published by the…

13 11 2022 | 10:28

AFRICA: Countries should allocate 1.4% of GDP per year to climate action

In a new report, the World Bank recommends that developing countries allocate 1.4% of gross domestic product (GDP) to climate action. This funding, mobilised each year, is intended to compensate for…

13 11 2022 | 10:14

Drinking water, solar energy, biogas…the innovation of the SUEZ UCD Smart Village

In the face of climate change and the need for development, it is now imperative to find solutions likely to improve the living conditions of populations in rural areas of Africa. The UCD® Smart…

21 10 2022 | 11:49

AFRICA: “Dream” program for solar irrigation

The Ethiopian government recently participated in the launch of the "Dream" program (Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities). This multi-stakeholder initiative aims at the large-scale…

21 10 2022 | 11:30

UGANDA: Equatorial and GIZ team up to solarize 27 rural clinics

In Uganda, electricity provider Equatorial Power is teaming up with the German International Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ) to provide solar energy to at least 27 health centers in rural areas…

21 10 2022 | 08:19

SOUTH AFRICA: Sasol and ArcelorMittal focus on hydrogen to decarbonize industry

The Sasol and ArcelorMittal groups will work together to decarbonize the industrial sector in South Africa. The two groups will rely on carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and green hydrogen production in…

21 10 2022 | 08:05

AFRICA: GCF funding for energy efficiency in buildings in four countries

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is releasing 220 million euros to finance energy efficiency in buildings worldwide. The funded program is expected to benefit at least four African countries. The…

21 10 2022 | 08:03

AFRICA: DFC backs clean energy providers with $40 million

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is investing $40 million in the Energy Entrepreneur Growth Fund (EEGF). Established in 2019, the facility finances renewable energy…

21 10 2022 | 07:53

EGYPT: Taqa commissions a 20 MWp solar power plant in Sharm El-Sheikh

In Egypt, Taqa Power, the subsidiary of Taqa Arabia, is commissioning a 20 MWp solar photovoltaic power plant in the seaside town of Sharm El-Sheikh. The installation will power 6,000 hotel rooms a…

02 10 2022 | 14:02

SOUTH AFRICA: EDF signs power purchase agreements for three wind farms

Independent Power Producer (IPP) EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the Electricité de France (EDF) group, has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) for three wind farms in South Africa. These…

02 10 2022 | 13:49

AFRICA: Starsight and SolarAfrica merge to provide solar to businesses

Solar energy providers Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica have announced their merger. In the process, the two companies have been awarded R1.25 billion ($69.5 million) by African Infrastructure…

02 10 2022 | 13:30

EGYPT: The 262 MW Ras Ghareb wind farm awarded by ENR

The Ras Ghareb wind farm has just been honoured by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine. Located in the Gulf of Suez in Egypt, the facility was built under a public-private partnership (PPP)…

02 10 2022 | 13:14

SOUTH AFRICA: Revego invests in 3 solar farms in the Northern Cape and Limpopo

Revego Africa Energy, a fund manager specialising in acquiring operating assets in the renewable energy sector, has announced an investment in three solar photovoltaic plants in South Africa. The…

02 10 2022 | 13:04

NIGERIA: CBEA finances $60 million for the deployment of Engie’s solar mini-grids

In Nigeria Engie Energy Access, the subsidiary of the French giant Engie, has signed a $60 million financing agreement with CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA). This partnership concerns the…

02 10 2022 | 13:00

NIGERIA: Husk commissions 6 hybrid solar mini-grids in Nasarawa State

US-based Husk Power is commissioning six new solar mini-grids in Nigeria. The installations provide clean electricity to households and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in several…

02 10 2022 | 12:47

AFRICA: Post-Covid-19 green off-grid support mechanism extended with $20m

The funding partners of the Covid-19 Off-Grid Recovery Platform have announced an additional $20 million in funding. The programme aims to support the recovery of the off-grid solar power sector,…

25 09 2022 | 20:06

AFRICA: AGRA launches $550m fund for climate-resilient agriculture

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has announced the creation of a $550 million fund to boost green and climate-resilient agriculture in Africa.

25 09 2022 | 20:04

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Emesco obtains approval for a solar park connected to the SAPP

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Emerging Markets Energy Services Company (EMESCO) has received approval from the Namibian authorities to build a 125 MWp solar power plant in Karasburg. Its output…