Tag: Rural Electrification

Guinea: AfDB supports rural electrification with over €760,000

April 11, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just awarded a grant of nearly €762,000 to Guinea. The amount, granted through the AfDB Sustainable Energy Fund for ... Read More

AfDB allocates €62M for rural electrification in Côte-d’Ivoire

April 1, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted a loan of €62.35 million to Côte d'Ivoire, the bank said in a statement. The funds are intended ... Read More

AfDB Supports Morocco’s Rural Electrification with €245 Loan

December 12, 2019

The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday a €245 million loan to the National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) to enable the ... Read More

Gambia eyes 30% rural electrification by 2030

October 23, 2019

The Gambian government has unveiled a plan to give access to electricity to 30% of the rural population by 2030. The information was revealed by ... Read More

Togo to bring rural electrification rate to 50% by 2030

October 18, 2019

In Togo, the government of Faure Gnassingbé has announced its intention to electrify 14 rural areas of the country with off-grid solar energy. The move ... Read More

Morocco’s ONEE to promote rural electrification in Niger

October 14, 2019

Morocco’s National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) has signed an agreement with Niger’s Agency for the Promotion of Electrification in Rural Areas (ANPER) ... Read More

Senegal: 42% of the rural population has access to electricity

March 25, 2019

Although Senegal has one of the highest access to electricity rates in sub-Saharan Africa, just 42% of people in rural areas have access, Ibrahima Niane, ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire: more villages to be connected to the power grid

March 4, 2019

Authorities in Côte d’Ivoire have announced an ambitious project to extend the electricity network of the city of Soubré in the southwestern region. The announcement ... Read More

Powering rural communities: Uganda secures $200 million from China

January 30, 2019

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) of Uganda has invited sealed bids for construction and completion of the 11kV/33kV lines and associated low voltage networks for ... Read More