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Delving into Kenya Power’s Tenders and Their Impact on Electricity Prices

In the period between July last year and February, businesses owned by youth, women, and people with disabilities saw a significant increase in the value of deals with Kenya Power, surpassing Sh600 million. Kenya Power’s affirmative action tenders have surged to Sh600 million, reflecting a substantial commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity within the company’s…

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What implications does Egypt’s bid withdrawal have for Africa’s energy future?

Egypt’s decision to withdraw its bid to host the Africa Energy Bank has had significant repercussions in the African energy landscape. This move has sparked a reevaluation of regional energy governance, investment patterns, and policy directions.  The withdrawal, influenced by various factors, has significant implications for Egypt’s energy plans, the regional energy market, other bidders,…

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African Development Bank’s Solar Success in Egypt and Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has been in the forefront of solar projects in Egypt and Côte d’Ivoir.This has marked a significant shift towards sustainable energy solutions that are positively transforming local communities.  These initiatives have brought about profound and tangible benefits for communities, providing them with reliable access to electricity. This access has had…

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Nuclear Power Set to Become Key Component of Kenya’s Energy Landscape

Kenya’s nuclear energy ambitions aim to revolutionize its energy landscape, addressing climate change challenges and meeting the nation’s increasing electricity demands. Kenya’s pursuit of nuclear power demonstrates its commitment to sustainable energy development, driven by technological advancements and strategic partnerships. Recent advancements in nuclear energy technology are reshaping the landscape of clean energy production.  Innovations…

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The Impact of Domestic Energy on M&A Landscape

Africa’s energy landscape is rapidly evolving, with domestic energy production playing an increasingly crucial role. This shift is not only reshaping the continent’s energy sector but also influencing the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape.  The rise in M&A activity in the energy sector is a testament to Africa’s growing economic importance and its potential for…

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Schneider Electric introduces Latest EcoXpert Certifications for Data Center Excellence

Schneider Electric introduced new industry certifications in its EcoXpert Partner Program to address the growing need for specialized training in data center and critical infrastructure solutions. These certifications empower partners to serve as trusted advisors in the industry and cover various specializations including power, cooling, and software deployment.  By obtaining these certifications, partners strengthen their…

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Kenya’s Renewable Energy Dilemma: The Impact of Electricity Purchase Laws on Future Investments

The renewable energy industry in Kenya has stood out as a symbol of advancement in sub-Saharan Africa, with a substantial proportion of its power deriving from renewable sources.  Kenya has embraced  re newable energy, facilitated by Independent Power Producers (IPPs) who played a crucial role in driving the shift to sustainable energy. Nevertheless, recent changes…

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Empowering Dreams: Schneider Electric’s Game-Changing Donation to Don Bosco Kakuma

Schneider Electric, a global energy management leader, is committed to technical education and vocational training, aiming to cultivate a new generation of electricians and address the industry’s skills gap. The Schneider Electric Foundation, partnered with the Solar Impulse Foundation, aiming to bridge the gap between ecology and the economy.  Supporting innovative initiatives, it serves as…

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CS Davis Chirchir Appoints Rose Mkalama as CEO REREC

Energy Cabinet Secretary Davis Chirchir has officially appointed Rose Mkalama as the Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC), confirming her role after three months of serving as the acting CEO. This decision holds importance for REREC’s leadership, as Mkalama’s appointment will influence the direction and execution of initiatives concerning…

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African Climate Summit keen on spurring and decolonise Africa’s energy

African and international leaders will attend the African Climate Summit from September 4 to 6 in Nairobi, Kenya. They will deliberate on Africa’s unified position on the climate crisis ahead of COP28, the global climate talks, in December and develop the Nairobi Declaration for green growth, a blueprint for Africa’s green energy transition. COP28 President Sultan Al…

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