Africa Energy Market Place

04-Jul-2019

Africa needs bolder private financing models for power transmission lines - energy experts

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 4 July 2019 – Africa’s power sector leaders must devise new mechanisms to attract more private sector investment into power transmission lines, energy experts agreed at a technical roundtable last week. The meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank to mark the 3rd Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP), explored how to structure private sector financing to meet the investment needs of transmission lines. It also covered the investment priorities of transmission companies, alternative funding options, and bankable transaction structures. Chairing the discussions...
27-Jun-2019

Africa Energy Marketplace, 3rd Edition (AEMP)

WHO:   The African Development Bank WHAT:   Africa energy Marketplace: 3rd Edition WHERE:  CCIA Building, Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire  WHEN:  25th – 26th June, 2019 The African Development Bank will hold the 3rd edition of the Africa Energy Marketplace (AEMP) from 25th to 26thJune, 2019 at the Bank’s CCIA building in Abidjan. The Africa Energy Market Place is the Bank’s energy sector platform, designed to remove barriers to private sector investments in energy, and accelerate energy sector reforms and project execution...
20-Feb-2019

African Development Bank starts electricity cooperative feasibility studies in Nigeria and Ethiopia

The African Development Bank has kicked off a feasibility study to explore the potential of electricity cooperative business models in Nigeria and Ethiopia. The effort is part of the Bank’s goal of achieving universal electricity access across Africa by 2025. Currently, power shortages diminish the region’s GDP growth by 2-4% per year, holding back job creation and poverty reduction efforts. The study, funded by the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund, will be conducted by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) International over three months. NRECA will consider...
20-Feb-2019

African Development Bank starts electricity cooperative feasibility studies in Nigeria and Ethiopia

The African Development Bank has kicked off a feasibility study to explore the potential of electricity cooperative business models in Nigeria and Ethiopia. The effort is part of the Bank’s goal of achieving universal electricity access across Africa by 2025. Currently, power shortages diminish the region’s GDP growth by 2-4% per year, holding back job creation and poverty reduction efforts. The study, funded by the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund, will be conducted by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) International over three months. NRECA will...
28-Jan-2019

EOI - Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo - Recruitment of a Consultant for Technical Assistance to the Ecowas Commission

The ECOWAS Commission has received Grants from the African Development Fund (ADF) and the European Development Fund (through the African Investment Facility –AfIF) to cover the cost of studies on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Project, and intends to use part of Grant amount to finance the service contracts of consultants responsible for providing multidisciplinary technical assistance in order to enhance the capacity of ECOWAS and the Participating Member Countries (PMCs) for the effective management of all the Study component.
09-Dec-2010

Address to the UNFCCC COP 16 by the AfDB President Donald Kaberuka

Event: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - COP16/MOP6 Over the past two weeks we have followed with keen interest the discussions here at Cancun. We have listened to the voices of all stakeholders, and we have noted that, despite the challenges to be overcome, there is a strong commitment on all sides towards a successful and expeditious conclusion of the work that we had hoped to conclude last year in Copenhagen. We are therefore optimistic that in Durban next year we can ensure that a post-2012 Kyoto agreement which is acceptable to all is reached....