2019, May, 21, 15:27:0021ST AFRICA ENERGY FORUM | 11-14TH JUNE | PORTUGAL
The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors.
2019, May, 6, 12:00:00MOZAMBIQUE'S LNG PROJECTS
With estimated gas reserves of over 5,000 Bcm, Mozambique has attracted three LNG projects with total capacity of more than 30 million mt/year and $50 billion capex development, with commissioning expected between 2022 and 2025.
2019, April, 5, 09:35:00MOZAMBIQUE'S GDP UP 3.25%
Mozambique's real GDP growth decelerated to 3¼ percent in 2018, but it was broader based, with non-mining growth accelerating to 2¾ percent in 2018, from 2 percent in 2017.
2019, March, 25, 10:45:00NUCLEAR WITH RUSSIA
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma has defended his lobby for a proposed R1tn nuclear energy deal with Russia, saying it would have solved the country’s electricity crisis.
2019, March, 20, 10:15:00SOUTH AFRICA'S NUCLEAR POWER
South Africa must consider nuclear as a clean energy source that can be part of its electricity generation mix, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said yesterday in his keynote speech at a business awards ceremony.
2019, March, 20, 10:05:00PETROBRAS WILL SELL $10 BLN
Brazilian state-led oil producer and refiner Petrobras expects to ramp up its divestments in the near term, with a series of deals expected to close by the end of April, according to Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco.
2019, March, 11, 11:30:00Government of Ethiopia to launch the 2nd National Electrification Program during East Africa conferences this March
The co-located ‘Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid’ and ‘Regional Energy Co-operation Summit’ meetings taking place in Addis Ababa from 27 – 29th March welcome the launch of the updated version of Ethiopia’s National Electrification Program (NEP 2.0), presented by the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
2019, February, 25, 11:52:0021ST AFRICA ENERGY FORUM ANNOUNCES MAJOR REBRANDING
Annual meeting for decision-makers in Africa’s energy community launches new brand identity to better represent core values of innovation, integrity and stakeholder collaboration
2019, February, 25, 11:20:00POWERING AFRICA SUMMIT FEBRUARY 2019
The 5th Powering Africa: Summit (PAS) will take place for the first time in Miami from the 25-27th February 2019.
2019, February, 6, 10:30:00MOZAMBIQUE LNG FOR CHINA
PLATTS - US-based Anadarko Petroleum has agreed to sell 1.5 million mt/year of LNG from its planned 12.9 million mt/year Mozambique LNG project to China's CNOOC for a period of 13 years.
2019, January, 21, 11:30:00SAUDI ARABIA INVESTMENT $10 BLN
ENCA - Saudi Arabia's planning to build an oil refinery and a petrochemicals plant in South Africa. It's part of a $10-billion (R138-billion) investment in the country.
2019, January, 14, 11:05:00U.S. NUCLEAR FOR AFRICA
ISSUES - Yet the United States still has an opportunity to help interested African nations overcome the obstacles to realizing their energy ambitions. Whereas Russia and China have large government investments in a few advanced nuclear technologies, the United States has a robust and thriving private sector for advanced nuclear development, drawing on both decades of public research and development and a high-tech investment ecosystem. From large national laboratories to small venture-backed start-ups, the United States has over 50 firms working on a diverse portfolio of advanced nuclear designs, many targeting smaller or niche markets.
2019, January, 11, 11:40:00FAST ENERGY GROWTH
U.S. EIA - Energy consumption in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa continues to grow rapidly, with about 20% growth in each region between 2010 and 2016, according to newly available data in EIA’s International Energy Statistics database. In particular, energy consumption has been increasing in the Middle East and Africa, driven by economic growth, increased access to energy markets, and quickly growing populations. Energy consumption in Asia grew even as energy consumption in China declined between 2015 and 2016.
2018, December, 29, 13:55:00IMF FOR ANGOLA: $3.7 BLN
IMF - The oil endowment allowed Angola to rebuild critical infrastructure, and progress has also been achieved in reducing poverty. Still, much remains to be done to reduce the economy’s dependence on oil and its vulnerability to oil price fluctuations so that enough resources can be made available to improve living standards for all the Angolan people.
2018, December, 3, 11:35:00SOUTH AFRICA'S NUCLEAR
WNN - Energy infrastructure is a critical component of South Africa's National Development Plan (NDP), which was published in 2011 and identifies the need for investment in a strong network of economic infrastructure designed to support the country’s medium- and long-term economic and social objectives. The IRP plays a crucial role in contributing to the objectives of the NDP, the Committee said in its report.