Tag: electricity supply

Can Africa take the lead in the global renewable energy revolution?

Over the weekend Kenya launched Africa's biggest wind power plant. The project is set to boost electricity supply and reduce costs. The giant wind farm of 365 turbines is contributing to the other renewable sources that powers 70 per cent of the country’s electricity, adding to hydropower and geothermal supplies, and all of this is happening at a time when a coal power plant was recently blocked on the Kenyan coast. Analyst, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda secures $269mn loan to improve electricity supply

Rwanda’s government and the African Development Bank (AfDB have signed a US$269 million loan deal to finance Rwanda’s power projects of improving electricity supply in the country. CNBC Africa filed this report.

Nigeria’s power sector injects additional investment

Nigeria's power sector injects additional investment