Latest News Energy


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,...


22/05/2020 at 20h39, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Mohammed Ammar (STEG) calls on the EBRD to help restructure debt (€300m)

Hamstrung by the crisis, the electricity and gas utility company, which has been suffering from a chronic...


05/05/2020 at 19h01, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Ahmed Elsewedy brings in Christian Wright (formerly of Globeleq) to head Elsewedy Energy IPP

The Egyptian multimillionaire recently entrusted the UK national with the reins of a subsidiary focused...

Tender Watch

04/05/2020 at 15h47, by Gaëlle Arenson

Togo: 20 bidders pre-qualify for IFC’s Scaling Solar power plant projects (2×30 MW)

Jeune Afrique Business+ had exclusive access to the list drawn up as part of the request for pre-qualification...

Tender Watch

28/04/2020 at 16h08, by Aurélie Benoit

Electrification in Togo: French behemoths such as Engie, Eranove and EDF remain in the race

The French groups stepped up to the plate to take part in the tender process which has sector giants...


21/04/2020 at 19h16, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Inga III: New developers come knocking

The involvement of at least one new partner in the project can only happen if the original 11,000 MW...


15/04/2020 at 19h05, by Aurélie Benoit

DFC, OPIC’s successor, renews its confidence in D.Light, a solar pioneer in Africa 

The bank is offering a helping hand to strengthen the American photovoltaic solutions provider’s position...


08/04/2020 at 15h28, by Aurélie Benoit

At Addis Ababa’s request, Meridiam takes the heat off the Tulu Moye geothermal site

The infrastructure giant has lowered production targets at its future geothermal site, respecting local...


03/04/2020 at 18h57, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Coronavirus: the crisis “will accelerate the digitisation of services” says Ana Giros (SUEZ)

While SUEZ’s desire to grow in Africa cannot be called into question, the Covid-19 pandemic poses a challenge...


01/04/2020 at 15h23, by Aurélie Benoit

The strange contract between Mauritanian Star Oil (Tidiani Ben Al Houssein) and Electricité de Guinée

Despite an exclusive agreement tying Star Oil and Electricité de Guinée together since 2015, Jeune Afrique...


25/03/2020 at 17h51, by Jeune Afrique Business+

US firm Renewvia launches Renewvia Energy Africa Holding and seeks to raise $350m

The Atlanta-based company recently inked a partnership agreement with Dream Projects Incubator (DPI),...


13/03/2020 at 16h29, by Jeune Afrique Business+

After Alphabet (Google), Vestas is “in negotiations” to sell its stake in the Turkana project

The Danish wind turbine manufacturer is also seeking to dispose of the project, the largest Kenyan PPP...

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