Solar developer Renewvia Energy Kenya Limited announced a partnership to provide three mini grids that will bring reliable, affordable and clean electricity to local residents and businesses of Ngurunit, Kalobeyei Town and Kalobeyei in Kenya.

The major construction activities at the Kipeto Wind power project located in Kenya has been completed following the completion of the installation of all the 60 wind power turbine generators by General Electric.

The China Henan International Cooperation Group (Chico) has recently started construction and rehabilitation work on several wastewater treatment facilities in the cities of Kiambu and Ruaka in Kenya

Tanzania’s first ever wind farm to reach financial close and start construction is nearing completion following a $1.2 million loan from the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP). 

Kenya’s geothermal capacity currently stands at 823 megawatts (MW), having grown by 165MW over the past one year. This moves the country above Italy’s 800MW. 

Tanzania’s first ever wind farm to reach financial close and start construction is nearing completion following a $1.2 million loan from the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP). 

The Horn-of-Africa nation, which is the second most populous on the continent, has the second biggest electricity deficit in Africa according to the World Bank.

The Ugandan government recently reached an agreement with Hussain bin Jassim Al-Nowais, head of Amea Power, an independent power producer (IPP) based in the United Arab Emirates. The IPP wants to build four solar and wind farms in two regions in Uganda.

State-owned Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)  plans to set up a solar panel manufacturing factory in Murang’ a county with an annual production capacity of 5MW to 10MW.

A solar off-grid supplier Redavia, has recently signed an agreement to supply a solar photovoltaic system to Exotic EPZ, a company specialising in food processing in Kenya. This marks Redavia's entry into the off-grid market in Kenya.

The wind farm is owned by Baharini Wind Power Company which is backed by Belgium’s Elicio Company and Kenya’s Kenwind Holdings Limited.

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Climate Fund Managers (CFM), FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank and Great Horn Investment Holdings (GHIH) have announced a landmark investment for the construction and operation of a 60MW wind farm in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti.

The wind farm is owned by Baharini Wind Power Company which is backed by Belgium’s Elicio Company and Kenya’s Kenwind Holdings Limited.

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Climate Fund Managers (CFM), FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank and Great Horn Investment Holdings (GHIH) have announced a landmark investment for the construction and operation of a 60MW wind farm in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti.

The wind farm is owned by Baharini Wind Power Company which is backed by Belgium’s Elicio Company and Kenya’s Kenwind Holdings Limited.

Gigawatt Global announces the resumption of construction of the 7.5 MW solar power plant in Mubuga, eastern Burundi. The facility will increase the country's electricity capacity by 15% and improve the electricity supply to approximately 90,000 Burundians.

The fund is targeting renewable commercial and residential projects with a combined capacity of 178.5 MW as well as industrial waste water treatment and waste-to-energy generation projects in the region

A sub-regional training centre for renewable energy will soon be opened in Tanzania. It is being implemented with the support of the World Bank within the framework of the Eastern Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (Eastrip)

The fund is targeting renewable commercial and residential projects with a combined capacity of 178.5 MW as well as industrial waste water treatment and waste-to-energy generation projects in the region

Kenya has built its first solar-powered farm that turns ocean water into potable water. A non-governmental organization called Give Power, the project developers said the development aims to reduce problems relating access to clean water.

The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, unveiled the 54MW Garissa solar power plant that cost Shs13 billion in Mbalambala, Garissa County, Kenya. Rural Energy Authority (REA) developed the facility which is the largest in East and Central Africa and adds to Kenya’s profile as a leader in renewable energy generation in Africa. 

Kenya brought a new 50 megawatt (MW) solar plant online last Friday which it said would mean renewable energy, led by hydroelectricity, now makes up more than 90 per cent of its power mix.