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    • From left: NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber and Per Magnus Nysveen, Co-Founder, Senior Partner and Head of Analysis at Rystad Energy at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 Conference.
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African Energy Chamber (AEC), Rystad Open MSGBC Day Two with Powerful Visions of Power Futures

NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the Africa Energy Chamber opened day two of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference 2022 together with Rystad Co-founder Per Magnus Nysveen, summarizing future projections for the field and its fuel sources

First up on the oval stage for MSGBC’s second day was NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, following the fruitful dialogues of the previous day with an address centered around the crucial role of local content for MSGBC nations and the need to unify African narratives in…

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    • West African Energy Ministers Emphasize ‘Gas is Good for Africa’
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West African Energy Ministers Emphasize ‘Gas is Good for Africa’

During the opening Ministerial Panel at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022, a lineup of West African energy ministers explored the role domestic natural gas plays in developing regional economies while tackling the pressing issues of climate change and the energy transition from an African perspective

Headlining this year’s high-level panel discussions at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 (https://bit.ly/3a4fuRb) , the Ministerial panel on “Developing a Domestic Natural Gas Economy in the MSGBC Region & Beyond'' unpacked the future of natural gas in West Africa and the role it will play in the region's energy…

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Africa Leads on Energy Reform, Sparking Green Power Surge Ahead of COP27

Amidst a globally competitive green recovery from the pandemic’s aftermath, Africa is rapidly establishing itself at the forefront of energy adaptation and intersectional decarbonization works worldwide

This September, the African continent’s key power stakeholders will convene at the world-renowned CICAD venue in Dakar for the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference 2022. Yet despite titular appearances, programming for pivotal event remains strongly rooted in Africa’s energy transition, complemented by elements of local content, economic diversification and…

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Top 5 Green Energy Projects to Watch in Mauritania

As Mauritania leads in west Africa’s green energy transition, significant investment is being made in hydrogen, solar and wind energy developments

With a 38% share of renewables in its electricity mix and a 50% target by 2030, Mauritania is a top regional performer in the race towards low carbon power. Not long ago, the nation only had a 35% renewables target for 2035— and yet amidst its further development potential of…

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Chariot Energy’s Industry-Led Energy Transition

With a change of management during the pandemic, we’ve switched up our portfolio, embracing gas developments as a stepping stone to zero carbon power and going further with green hydrogen and renewable projects

Energy, Capital & Power (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) spoke with Julian Maurice-Williams, Chief Financial Officer at the Chariot Energy Group about Africa’s energy transition, the respective roles of renewables, green hydrogen and natural gas therein, and the need for investment and policy support. Chariot is in the business of transitional energy. What does this…

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Domestic Gas Could Halve Senegal’s Electricity Prices Next Year

On the cusp of overcoming an entrenched energy shortage, Senegal is poised for expanded electrification and growth through integrated gas value chains

The host of the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference and Exhibition 2022 (https://bit.ly/3GV1Kol), Senegal, is in many ways the seat of power in the region: west Africa’s fourth largest economy at $25 billion and projecting 13.7% growth next year, largely due to its booming early-phase energy industry. Furthermore,…

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Gas: Power that Develops Africa

Gas is essential for the transition as a fast-track mechanism and stepping stone to decarbonization

Energy, Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) spoke with Rogers Beall, CEO, Fortesa International Senegal (https://bit.ly/39CCDtJ) about the role of gas power in supercharging African economic development, the role of domestic and European markets, pricing and future investment. Please tell us your views on the role that gas power will play in…

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South Africa Advances Gas-to-Power Agenda, As Eskom Prepares to Issue Gas-Supply Request for Proposals (RFP) (By Kelly-Ann Mealia)

State-owned utility Eskom has announced plans to issue a request for proposals for the supply of gas to its Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine power stations, as well as potentially repower some of its decommissioning power stations in Mpumalanga province using gas-to-power technology

By Kelly-Ann Mealia, Co-Founder and Chairperson, Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) As South Africa experienced Stage 4 load-shedding last week, state-owned utility Eskom announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the supply of gas to the Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine (OCGT) power stations in the…

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    • Angola Targets 60% Electrification by 2025 Driven by Renewables (By Verner Ayukegba)
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Angola Targets 60% Electrification by 2025 Driven by Renewables (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola aims to increase energy generated from renewable sources and attract greater FDI from the EU and international financial institutions

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber The Angolan government has reiterated its commitment to expanding the share of renewables in the country’s energy mix, with targets set to increase the utilization of renewable energy sources to 70% by 2025. The country's energy mix is currently dominated by…

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Driving Sustainable Economic Growth in Guinea-Bissau (By Nicholas Nhede)

Energy developments are set to advance Guinea-Bissau’s economy in 2022 but policy reform measures and investment remain key to unlocking the country’s full growth potential

By Nicholas Nhede, Strategic Communications Officer at Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) Despite having vast energy resources, Guinea-Bissau has one of the least developed economies in the world. Due to the west African country’s slow progress regarding the exploitation of its energy resources, due to limited investments in infrastructure development…