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Kenya: Phasing Out Wooden Power Poles Unwise

[Nation] By end of this year, 50 per cent of all electricity transmission poles in Kenya will be made of concrete, that is, if Kenya Power meets its target set in 2011.

Nigeria: Power Disco Calls for Calm Over Blackout in 4 States

[Daily Trust] The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states.

How big is the market for intelligent efficiency technology? You may be surprised

Nigeria: Discos Decry Botched N100 Billion Power Subsidy

[Daily Trust] The 11 electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have decried the failure of Federal Government to provide a N100 billion subsidy it promised three years ago, after private investors took over about 18 power sector utilities on November 1, 2013.

Tanzania: Customers Benefit From German Solar Firm

[Daily News] Three customers have won various solar appliances from the German based firm, Mobisol Solar Energy firm energy that provides services in unconnected areas to the national grid.

Kenya: Home Owners Face Jail for Not Installing Solar Power

[Nation] Owners of large residential and commercial buildings who have not installed solar water heaters risk jail or a Sh1 million fine beginning next month when the energy sector regulator begins to enforce compliance with a law that came into force five years ago.

Ethiopia: Keeping the Stride to Speed Up Global Energy Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Modern energy services are crucial to human well-being and to a country's economic development.

National Lab Recaptures Record for Solar Hydrogen Production

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last week said that its scientists have recaptured the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process.

Western States Poised to Spring Forward on Energy Efficiency

Nigeria: Power Debt - Discos Reject FG's Plan to Access Accounts

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Electricity distribution firms have faulted alleged plans by the Federal Government to escrow and centralise their revenue accounts over the poor market performance on their monthly remittances.


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