Mozambique Renewables: Funding guaranteed for Mocuba solar plant

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MW Solar Power Plants

Funding is guaranteed for the construction of a photovoltaic power station capable of generating 40.5 megawatts of power in Mocuba district, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, according to a report in Monday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”. Continue reading

Mozambique Renewables: Mocuba to hold the largest sub-Saharan solar park outside South Africa

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A solar park. Illustration

The largest sub-Saharan solar energy park, excluding South Africa, for a total investment of US $ 76 million, will be born in Mozambique, one of the funders announced. Continue reading

Energy & Sustainability: World’s Energy System Not On Track To Meet Climate Goals

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Denmark’s Horns Rev offshore wind farm. Wind power made up 35%of its electicity needs in 2013 (Flickr/ VattenfalL)

Barely one tenth of renewable energy technology is ready to meet long-term climate change targets as governments have failed to adequately support large-scale deployment, acoording to the report by the International Energy Agency quoted by Reuters on Tuesday. Continue reading

Energy Technology Perspectives 2017: The global energy system is changing

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Decisive policy actions and market signals will be needed to drive technological development (Photograph: Getty Images)

More people are connecting to the grid as living standards improve around the world. Demand for consumer appliances and electronic devices is rising. New and innovative transportation technologies, such as electric vehicles and autonomous cars are also boosting power demand. Continue reading

Africa Renewables: Korea to open training centre for renewable energy technology

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South Korea to Open Energy Center in Tanzania in 2017

In a bid to boost energy access in rural Tanzania, the government of the Republic of Korea, yesterday, revealed plans to open a training centre for renewable energy technology in Arusha Region. Continue reading

Africa Renewables: US$ 1 million grant for a 20MW Off-Grid Rooftop Solar project in Zimbabwe

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A solar PV rooftop

The African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a US$ 965,000 grant to Oxygen Energy Private Limited to support the preparation of a bankable business case for the development of a 20MW off-grid solar PV rooftop project on buildings owned and managed by Old Mutual Property Group Zimbabwe countrywide. Continue reading

International, open tender for consulting services under the clean cooking for Africa Program

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Clean cooking Africa program

Consulting Services for Energy Sector Deadline: April 28, 2017, 12.00 pm (noon) German time

Postqualification (no electronic submission of documents)

Ref.: International, open tender for consulting services under the Clean Cooking for Africa Program.

Project Executing Agency (PEA): The Global LPG Partnership, New York City, USA.

This postqualification for consulting services will be guided by the latest version of the „Guidelines for the Assignment of Consultants in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries“ (refer to the homepage of KfW Development Bank www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de). It is foreseen to assign the services to an independent individual senior consultant with proven experience in the respective countries and the LPG industry. Further information will be made available by the Tender Agent to interested parties under the following address: tender@exficon.de upon request. Continue reading

The Mozambique Resources Post in the Top 60 Mining Websites & Blogs For Mining Professionals

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The Best Mining Blogs on the Planet. The Moz Post is placed on 31st position

The Mozambique Resources Post has been elected one of the top 60 Mining Websites & Blogs For Mining Professionals in the planet from thousands of top Mining blogs in Feedspot index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week.

These blogs are ranked based on following criteria

  • Google reputation and Google search ranking
  • Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites
  • Quality and consistency of posts.
  • Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review.

Find out the more at Top 60 Mining Blogs Winners. Our blog is placed on the 31st position.

 

 

Africa Energy: AdDB supports Mali first solar plant construction

Solar energy has boosted salaries and brought an influx of workers into towns like Pofadder,

Solar energy has boosted salaries and brought an influx of workers into towns in Africa

Mali’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, the 33 MW Segou project, which will be built at a cost of $25-million. The project will increase the country¹s installed capacity from renewable resources and will generate 52.7 GWh/y, or about 10% of current generation capacity, over 25 years.

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