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Selected Projects

Expanding geothermal development in Kenya: a model for replication

15/09/2015 - Situation Although Kenya produces just enough power to meet its current demand for households and businesses tied to the grid, it is constantly plagued with power outages that cause not only inconveniences, but a loss of income fo...

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power, Climate Change

South African wind energy farm lights up over 120,000 homes while saving carbon emissions: AfDB/CIF-funded

14/09/2015 - Situation In recent years, the South African electricity sector, once operationally efficient, ran into major capacity constraints. As a result, power rationing and other measures instituted to prevent the electricity system from ...

Categories: South Africa, Energy & Power, Climate Change

Lake Turkana Wind Power Project: The largest wind farm project in Africa

17/09/2015 - The Lake Turkana wind power project involves the development and construction of a 300 MW wind farm. The project is located at a remote location, approximately 12 kilometres east of Lake Turkana in northwestern Kenya. The project ...

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power, Climate Change

Largest concentrated solar plant in Africa reducing Morocco's dependency on external power

13/11/2015 - Morocco currently depends on external sources for 95 percent of its primary energy needs. Between 2002 and 2012 alone, the country’s energy consumption increased by an average of 7.2 percent. Meanwhile, Morocco’s demand for pr...

Categories: Morocco, Climate Change, Energy & Power

AfDB and SREP help promote renewable energy in Mali

22/10/2014 - With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mali received US $1.5 million from the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme in Low Income Countries (SREP) of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). The SREP financing will bene...

Categories: Mali, Climate Change, Energy & Power

Menengai geothermal development project: Green energy in motion

03/05/2016 - Access to electricity in Kenya remains relatively limited. Only half the population has access to it, at a cost much higher than in other African economies. On top of this there is the instability of the network, with frequent bla...

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Energy & Power

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