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22/07/2020 at 18h09, by Aurélie Benoit

AMEA’s new CEO, Jean Rappe: ‘We’re not timid’ 

Hussain Al Nowais recruited the former Engie Solar CEO to head up his energy company on the offensive...


20/07/2020 at 17h00, by Aurélie Benoit

The EIB steps up for electrification in Madagascar

The institution leads in financing the interconnection project between two of the country’s major cities.  


17/07/2020 at 17h36, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Energy Access Ventures (Schneider Electric and others) prepares new fund

With 15 investments and one exit under its belt, EAV (Energy Access Ventures, €75m) is focusing on developing...


17/07/2020 at 08h34, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Mali: inside SolarX, the EAV fund’s latest investment

Energy Access Ventures’ ticket price in the Malian solar installation specialist is not known.


16/07/2020 at 18h41, by Gaëlle Arenson


15/06/2020 at 19h24, by Aurélie Benoit

Ethiopia: Australia’s Lotus Energy makes the leap to blockchain

The renewable energy cooperative is taking a chance on cryptocurrency for a mega project in northern...


05/06/2020 at 19h09, by Jeune Afrique Business+

After resigning from Platinum Power, Omar Belmamoun bounces back with Total

The Moroccan energy company’s former leader is taking on a new role within the French giant’s renewable...


02/06/2020 at 18h11, by Jeune Afrique Business+

TAQA Morocco spends €138m to extend its electricity supply contract

While the right-of-use of the power plant has been extended for around ten years, the fund-raising required...


29/05/2020 at 19h32, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Engie maintains commitment to Kenya with Olkaria VI geothermal project ($490m)

In the midst of a restructure, the French group has just been shortlisted alongside Toyota Tsusho as...


27/05/2020 at 18h49, by Aurélie Benoit

Sahofika dam: Madagascar plans to take a stake in NEHO (Eranove, Themis, Eiffage, HIER)

The government is looking to acquire a 10% to 15% stake in the company charged with developing the dam...


26/05/2020 at 18h39, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Who are the key advisers in the Chinese giant Silk Road Fund’s partial acquisition of ACWA Power?

The deal, involving a 49% equity interest in the company, was carried out with support from Cleary Gottlieb,...

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