Latest News Energy


03/02/2020 at 11h03, by Aurélie Benoit

Belmamoun not ruling out lawsuits after his departure from Platinum Power

The head of the Moroccan energy company and a director quit the company after a conflict with their American...


31/01/2020 at 18h40, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Off-grid solar power: BBOXX looking at a second country with EDF in Africa

From France, the solar kit specialist in Africa intends to strengthen ties with its historical industrial...


28/01/2020 at 18h10, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Gafsa solar power plant: Engie-Nareva duo to provide financing

After winning the public tender for a 120MW photovoltaic power station, the Franco-Moroccan consortium...


27/01/2020 at 16h56, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Geogas to supply Africa’s first LPG plant

After several delays and a revision of its capacity, the Bridge Power project, an energy facility in...

Executive Management

27/01/2020 at 15h13, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Trafigura: the new energy team makes its first investment in Africa

Established in November 2019, the energy division of the giant Swiss commodity trading house has acquired...


21/01/2020 at 15h17, by Aurélie Benoit

Renewables: Bank of America, Facebook, Shell et al join responsAbility’s new fund

The Swiss investment company, which has over $3bn of assets under management, has teamed up with a number...


17/01/2020 at 18h21, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Large pool of institutional investors for the Metier Sustainable II green fund

The AfDB has recently joined the South African fund which is targeting $200m by the end of the year to...


30/12/2019 at 16h25, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The story behind the appointment of Vonjy Andriamanga, the new General Manager of Jirama

Vonjy Andriamanga

The Madagascar Water and Electricity Company (Jirama) has a new General Manager – Vonjy Andriamanga,...


19/12/2019 at 15h55, by Gaëlle Arenson

With Canada’s JCM Power, STOA Infra & Energy (CDC/AFD)’s commitments reach $234m

Two months after investing in GSEZ Ports, the vehicle which is 83.3% controlled by France’s Caisse de...

Executive Management

17/12/2019 at 18h31, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Côte d’Ivoire: the team chosen by EDF, Meridiam and SIFCA to head their biomass-to-energy project

On 9 December, the three companies signed a 25-year concession agreement with the Côte d’Ivoire government...


11/12/2019 at 17h39, by Aurélie Benoit

Renewables: Hussain AlNowais signs power purchase agreements for two mega-projects in Egypt

The Emirati businessman has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) for two forthcoming renewable energy...


06/12/2019 at 18h46, by Jeune Afrique Business+

China International Water & Electric Corporation interested in Actis’ shareholding in Eneo

The subsidiary of China Yangtze Power – manager of the Three Gorges Dam in China – is in...

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