Ethiopia: The next phase of filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam begins (France24)
- The government's decision to proceed with filling the mega-dam is angering Egypt and Sudan as an agreement between the countries remains elusive.
Kenya: InfraCo Africa and RVE.SOL agree to rural electrification partnership (Afrik21)
- With USD8 million of funding, the companies aim to build 22 solar mini-grids in Busia county.
Kenya: 100MW Kipeto Wind Farm starts commercial operations (Afrik21)
- The facility, which was constructed by BTE Renewables, is the second largest wind farm in the country.
Tanzania: EU to finance solar pumps and lanterns (PV-Magazine)
- The EU development institution, EDFI Electrfi, has purchased EUR1.26 million in convertible bonds issued by Simusolar, a domestic solar products supplier.