News & Events
- From: 12/04/2018
- To: 12/04/2018
- Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the third West Africa Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF-3) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on April 12, 2018. This Forum is organised by the Private Financing Advisory Network in partnership with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).
16/03/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth, Amadou Hott, took part in the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi co-chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and President Emmanuel Macron of France.
09/01/2018 - La République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) a bénéficié le 30 novembre d’une subvention de 994 270 dollars EU du Fonds des énergies durables pour l’Afrique (SEFA) pour promouvoir les projets de mini-réseaux verts (dit GMG en Anglais) et faciliter les investissements privés dans ce sous-secteur.
04/01/2018 - On December 15, the African Development Bank’s Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (“FEI OGEF”). This follows the approval of additional investments of US $10 million from Calvert Impact Capital (CIC), US $8.5 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and €6 million from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF). In addition, the NDF will provide a €0.5-million grant for technical assistance to support deal structuring and capacity development.
21/12/2017 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved a grant of US $ 995,000 to Asticom Kenya Ltd., to support the construction of a 10 megawatt (MW) grid-connected municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plant.
The grant will fund the cost of conducting a full environmental and social impact assessment, detailed engineering designs, and provide project-related legal advisory services, as well as financial/transaction advisory services.
07/12/2017 - In line with the New Deal on Energy for Africa, the African Development Bank has approved US$324 million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and keep economic growth on track.
06/12/2017 - The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved US $ 985,000 to Parque Eólico da Namaacha S.A SPV, to support project preparation activities for a utility-scale wind farm project in Mozambique.
10/11/2017 - Experts discussed best practices on renewable project development and identified common obstacles for obtaining financing at a “Private sector engagement: best practices in renewable energy” event hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency at COP23 in Bonn.
09/11/2017 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved US$990,000 to eThala Management Services, to support the development of a 10-MW Biomass-to-Power plant to be located in Harding, 200 km south of Durban in the KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa.
31/08/2017 - Au Mali, un atelier d’information et de formation des médias a été organisé dans le cadre du Projet d’appui à la promotion des énergies renouvelables (PAPERM), vendredi 14 juillet 2017, au siège de la Direction nationale de l’énergie, à Bamako. Objectif : informer les journalistes sur le potentiel du Mali dans les énergies renouvelables et ce que fait le pays en ce domaine, dans le but d’en optimiser le traitement médiatique et de mettre en place un réseau de journalistes spécialisés.