Energy in Africa

30 Apr 2022

Project bonds support Egypt’s green ambitions

Project bonds support Egypt’s green ambitions Renewable energy provider Scatec and its partners have refinanced the non-recourse project debt for six solar power plants in Egypt, with a total capacity […]
28 Apr 2022

Egypt’s Borg El Arab beefs up generating capacity

Egypt’s Borg El Arab beefs up generating capacity Independent power producer Kahraba, a subsidiary of Egypt Kuwait Holding (EKH), has placed an order with energy and technology group Wärtsilä for […]
15 Apr 2022

Gas-to-power generation could solve Nigerian energy crisis

Gas-to-power generation could solve Nigerian energy crisis According to senior energy experts from Wärtsilä accelerating Nigeria’s 30-30-30 vision with flexible gas-to-power generation will reduce dependence on expensive diesel and generate […]
28 Feb 2022

WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week is Eni’s hydrocarbon projects in Angola

WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week is Eni’s hydrocarbon projects in Angola With the world facing a looming dearth of oil and gas when Western sanctions on Russia takes effect, one […]
4 Feb 2022

City of Cape Town in SA to host Africa Energy Indaba

City of Cape Town in SA to host Africa Energy Indaba Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) 2022, scheduled for the 1st – 3rd of March, in partnership with the City of […]
24 Jan 2022

Why is Africa the next renewables powerhouse?

Why is Africa the next renewables powerhouse? WhyAfrica is one of the media partners at this year’s African Energy Indaba, which will be held in Cape Town from 1 to […]
6 Nov 2021

Africa’s oil and gas industry in precarious position

Africa’s oil and gas industry in precarious position As we approach the end of 2021 and COP26, the African oil and gas industry is in a precarious position, writes NJ […]
23 Oct 2021

African Energy Chamber’s report predicts recovery in 2022

African Energy Chamber’s report predicts recovery in 2022 A year of recovery is predicted in the African Energy Chamber’s State of African Energy 2022 report which will be released next […]
14 Oct 2021

Resilience is the key to unlock power projects in Nigeria

Resilience is the key to unlock power projects in Nigeria Resilience is the mother of all virtues…and the key to unlocking successful independent power projects in Nigeria, writes Nicolas Mathon, […]
25 Aug 2021

Integration, security now key to Africa’s infrastructure

25 August 2021 – Continental integration has long been a dream for Africa but progress has been slow. Integration and security are now key to Africa’s further infrastructure development. Continental […]
25 Aug 2021

Miners need to invest in renewables to fight global warming

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica  25 August 2021 – Mining companies should be at the forefront in the battle against climate change. As part of its offensive, […]
6 Aug 2021

Wärtsilä enables Nigerian food company to modernise power generation

06 August 2021 – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply fuel-flexible dual-fuel engines to extend, improve, and modernise power generation for a captive power plant at Nigeria’s oldest and largest […]
27 Jul 2021

Africa gears up to become a global powerhouse

27 July 2021 – A host of energy development initiatives designed to increase energy access and improve livelihoods are coming online across Africa. Geothermal, hydro and bioenergy projects are being […]
25 Jun 2021

Westa.Solar delivers its first 500kWp solar PPA project to Petrichor Industries in Nigeria

25 June 2021- Renewable energy developer and investor RP Global, and energy specialist OOLU has launched Westa.Solar, a Commercial and Industrial (C&I) solar venture in West Africa, and the deployment […]