KenGen to Develop Kenya’s Second Largest Wind Power Plant in Marsabit County

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) is set to embark on the construction of Kenya’s second largest wind power plant in Marsabit County. With an initial capacity of 200 megawatts (MW), the project is expected to significantly boost the country’s renewable energy generation and contribute to its ambitious goal of achieving a fully green national grid…

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How multinationals can drive growth and skills transfer in the African data centre market

The outlook for data centre growth on the African continent looks bullish.  With a population of almost 1.5 billion people, the African marketplace possesses a significant advantage in terms of market size and potential. A Young, Digitally Savvy Population Importantly, whilst the continent might lag behind countries like China and India when it comes to…

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African Chrome Fields to unveil ground-breaking smelting factory in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s mining industry is set to receive a significant boost as a pioneering chrome smelting factory nears completion, which will place the country firmly on the map in mining circles. The company behind the ground-breaking facility expects to revolutionise the sector with its cutting-edge, proprietary aluminothermic technology and commitment to sustainability, offering a beacon of…

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Power failure due to a Seven Plylons forces Ford to shut down a Plant in Pretoria

The collapse of seven pylons on the N4 in Pretoria on Sunday night has shut down a Ford plant, causing an output loss of 720 vehicles a day. Other businesses, including other manufacturers, as well as residents in large parts of northern and eastern Pretoria, are still without power following the collapse. Neale Hill, president of Ford Motor Company Africa, told 702’s The…

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Tesla to open battery factory in Shanghai as China seeks foreign investment

Tesla will open a factory in Shanghai to produce its Megapack large-scale batteries, cementing another foothold for the U.S. company in China even as political and economic tensions between Washington and Beijing swirl. Tesla said in a brief tweet on Sunday that its “Megafactory” in Shanghai will be capable of producing 10,000 Megapacks annually, an output equivalent…

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