Kenyan government officials on Thursday signed letters of intent to support a wind power project, a key guarantee required by private investors willing to construct a US$805 million plant in Turkana, northern Kenya.
NigeriaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s daily electricity generation capacity is currently fluctuating between 4,400 and 4,500 megawatts, MW, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, said on Monday.
A consortium Ã¢â‚¬â€œ led by US developer of utility-scale solar power projects, SolarReserve Ã¢â‚¬â€œ successfully secured financing for two 75MW solar photovoltaic (PV) parks that are to be built near Bloemfontein and Kimberley in South Africa. The projects, predicted to be completed by mid-2014, are expected to power over 50,000 homes with renewable energy.
THE National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) granted power utility Eskom an 8% average increase per annum over the next five years.