Electricity expansion begins at Azito Power Station in Côte d’Ivoire — AKDN org

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 17 March 2020 – In the fourth phase of its production, Azito Energie SA is working towards expanding Côte d’Ivoire’s (Ivory Coast) installed electricity-generating capacity. When complete, Azito Energie will supply an additional 250 MW of electricity to approximately 706 MW, amounting to approximately 30 percent of the country’s installed capacity. Groundbreaking…

The Bujagali Hydropower project: Water drives clean energy in Uganda | Video on how nearly half of the country’s electricity covered by this project

Without energy to light their homes, schools, hospitals or businesses, how can societies begin to make progress? Water holds the key to developing renewable energy infrastructures such as power dams. Access to reliable, more affordable and cleaner power has not only improved the investment climate across the country and the region, but also led to…

The Pamir Energy Story: General Director Daler Jumaev addresses World Hydropower Congress in Paris | Watch Aga Khan foundation, UK’s archive video from Ismaili Centre, London

It was 6:57pm on 9 September, 2018. We turned on electricity for the township of Murghab. Within two minutes, a wave of celebration came from the streets as light bulbs flickered on for the first time. We watched and listened across the river, where the hydropower plant is located. It was magical. It was one…

New Power Platform to boost electricity generation in Africa and mobilise US$1bn — Aga Khan Development Network-Press Release

Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) and CDC Group plc partner to mobilise over US$ 1 billion to enhance power generation in sub-Saharan Africa. The Azito power facility, Côte d’Ivoire.-AKDN East Africa, 26 April 2017 – The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (“AKFED”), its industrial and infrastructure development arm,…

Pamir Energy Company among international finalists for the 2017 Ashden Award — Asia Plus News , Tajikistan | AKFED Partnered Co.

Pamir Energy Company is one of the international finalists for the prestigious Ashden Award. The 2017 Ashden Award judges have reportedly narrowed down the finalists for this year’s Awards to 22 impressive organizations, covering what they consider to be the best in sustainable energy around the world. International finalists are truly global, with projects in Tajikistan,…

A German wind farm. (Photo: Dirk Ingo Franke/cc/flickr) Germany, the fourth-largest economy in the world and a leader in renewable energy, produced so much energy this weekend from its solar, wind, hydro, and biomass plants that power prices went into negative territory for several hours. Consumers were being paid to use energy. According to Quartz,…

SN Power to buy SGBH’s stake in Bujagli — Water Power Magazine com| The Project is one of the most successful public private partnerships in the Sub-Saharan Africa

Norway’s SN Power AS is to buy out SG Bujagali Holdings Ltd’s (SGBH) partial interest in the 250MW Bujagli project in Uganda in a move that SN Power hopes will help provide a platform for the company to develop additional hydropower projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Located near Jinja, Uganda, Bujagali was developed, financed and will…