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Energy Week

The African Development Bank and Partners host Energy Week in Abidjan

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting and co-organizing Energy Week, a series of events, including high-level discussions and partnerships focusing on lighting up and powering Africa, and unlocking the continent’s huge energy potential. Energy Week runs from Monday, September 14 to Friday, September 18 in Abidjan. More

Five Innovative Energy Projects in Five Days

As part of the African Development Bank’s Energy Week roundup, we take a look at five innovative energy projects, one for each day of the week.

  • Day 1 - Ain Beni Mathar: a unique thermo solar powerplant in Morocco
  • Day 2 - South African wind energy farm lights up over 120,000 homes while saving carbon emissions: AfDB/CIF-funded
  • Day 3 - Expanding geothermal development in Kenya: a model for replication
  • Day 4 - A reliable electricity supply to encourage investment in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Day 5 - Lake Turkana Wind Power Project: The largest wind farm project in Africa