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Turkey moves to express interest in Cameroon’s energy sector

The Turkish Government and investors from the country are interested in Cameroon’s energy sector’s production and distribution of electricity. This was disclosed by Turkey’s Ambassador to Cameroon, Ayse Sarac, during a courtesy visit to Cameroon’s Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba. Investing in Cameroon’s water

Nigeria, India agree to deepen collaboration on energy sector

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation recently reached an agreement with the Republic of India to work closely to boost energy security for Nigeria and India. This agreement was made yesterday after a courtesy visit in Abuja by Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Abhay Thakur to the Group Managing Director of the

Flared gas could boost electricity – DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that Nigeria can harness gas being flared at 118 flare locations in Niger Delta to boost electricity supply. DPR said about 3,000 megawatts is likely to be generated adding that 178 gas flare sites contributes about 11 per cent to gas production which puts Nigeria as 7th gas flare country in

Tanzania’s hydroelectric project to begin soon

The Tanzanian Energy Minister has said that the construction of supporting infrastructure for the proposed 2100-megawatt Stiegler's Gorge hydroelectric project on the Rufiji river of the country is about to be completed. Tanzanian local media reports that the completion of the infrastructure would signify the beginning of the proposed project.…

Negotiations for Nigeria nuclear plant advancing

Negotiations for the establishment of a nuclear plant and a nuclear science and technology centre in Nigeria have reached an advanced stage. The Russian company that would handle the project, Rosatom Central and Southern Africa (Pty) Limited signed the project development agreement last year and now plans to commence work as soon as a consensus…

Africa Energy Portal launched

A new portal that will disseminate energy-related information, data and insights across Africa's energy value chain, Africa Energy Portal, has been launched. AEP was launched on Friday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg. The portal will consolidate, validate, and disseminate energy data and…

FG signs $5.72 billion for Mambilla Hydro Project

The Federal Government has signed 5.72 billion by for the construction of Mambilla Hydro Project, Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola disclosed recently. Mr. Fashola who recently gave a progress report of his third year in the office said that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has already approved the amount which…
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