Oil and Gas Update

  • African nations mull nuclear energy implementation as Russia extends offers
    by energymixreport on October 23, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    Southern Africa’s ongoing drought has had a devastating impact on the region’s power supply. Water levels at Kariba Dam, which straddles Zimbabwe and Zambia and generates significant amounts of electricity, are at the lowest in years. Both countries have now turned to South Africa to import power, even though the region’s biggest country and the continent’s most… The post African nations mull nuclear energy implementation as Russia extends offers appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • Lack of regulations delay the inclusion of renewable energy in Sudan’s energy mix
    by energymixreport on October 23, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    In Sudan, renewable energy experts are calling for an acceleration of measures to integrate this type of energy into the national mix. They demand, among other things, the establishment of an institution responsible for the production of alternative energies. The country should also speed up the adoption of regulations removing the monopoly of power generation and distribution. They… The post Lack of regulations delay the inclusion of renewable energy in Sudan’s energy mix appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • Saudi firm kicks off $300m solar projects in Ethiopia
    by energymixreport on October 23, 2019 at 1:17 pm

    The Saudi Arabian power company that just one month ago won a contract to develop two solar farms, which will have 250MW in combined capacity, has already commenced mobilizing for the project. ACWA Power, which will develop a power plant with its own 300 million dollars in financing, started clearing the two sites and hiring… The post Saudi firm kicks off $300m solar projects in Ethiopia appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • Report on Ghana’s nuclear power programme expected soon
    by energymixreport on October 23, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    A comprehensive report on Ghana’s nuclear power programme is in the offing, expected, to boost the country’s energy production and drive industrialisation. The report, to be submitted to government next month, would inform its direction in making the needed commitments to develop the country’s first nuclear power plant. It comes on the back of Ghana’s… The post Report on Ghana’s nuclear power programme expected soon appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • 20% of connections to Cameroon’s electricity grid are illegal – Eneo
    by energymixreport on October 23, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    As part of its crusade against fraudsters connected to the Cameroonian electricity network, Eneo, the concessionaire of the public electricity service in the country, managed to bring back “  18,700 illegal consumers  ” in its customer portfolio, during the year 2018. This information revealed in the company’s 2018 activity report, which has just been made public, partly… The post 20% of connections to Cameroon’s electricity grid are illegal – Eneo appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]