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Regional Energy Co-operation Summit

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will provide a platform for investor insights on the potential for regional collaboration within West Africa’s power sector. The agenda will focus on the country's electricity landscape following the division of the energy and power ministries, the critical issues facing the government and investors, and [...]

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#9 Ghana To Make Electricity Out Of Waves

An Israeli-based company, Yam Pro Energy believes it can offer the ideal solution and is set to build a wave-energy plant on the coastline of Accra. Source: CNN

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OP-ED: Energy Sector Remains Key to Powering Prosperity in Africa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ali Moshiri is the President for Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company. He was recognized this week with the Africa-America Institute 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award [pictured below at Awards ceremony alongside Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.] As world leaders gathered this week at the United [...]

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#7 – Zimbabweans Saved From Higher Tariffs

Zimbabwe's energy regulator has turned down an application by the state-run power distributor to raise electricity tariffs by nearly 50 percent because it would hurt a struggling economy. Read More >> Source: CNBC Africa

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#9 – Getting Africans On The Grid

Electricity in Zambia.Photo credit: bbc.co.uk Charts from the Afrobarometer show reliable electricity is still a luxury for more than half of Africa. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

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#9 – Ethiopia Establishes Itself As A Powerhouse

Even though Ethiopia has been rife with political and social challenges, the country seems to have a grip on the power sector. Electricity exports account for over 7 percent of economic growth. Read More >> Source: Ventures Africa

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Talking with Tony Elumelu – An Inside View of His Mega-Deal with Global Powerhouse General Electric

Africa.com was granted an exclusive interview with Nigerian business mogul and Transnational Corporation Nigeria (Transcorp) Chairman Tony Elumelu within hours of his having signed a major deal with General Electric (GE) to bring infrastructure to Nigeria. We started by asking Mr Elumelu how he was able to snag this mega [...]

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