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Issue 501 - 01 March 2024

Milele Energy expands Kenya team

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Milele Energy – part-owner of the Lake Turkana wind farm – has been hiring as the Nairobi-headquartered IPP developer it prepares to expand its African project portfolio.

Kenya | Sierra Leone
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C&I specialist CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) is to finance and build a hybrid solar, battery energy storage and thermal plant for FG Gold’s Baomahun project in Sierra Leone. Situated in the Valunia and Kunike Barina chiefdoms of the Bo and Tonkolili districts, Baomahun will be the country’s first large-scale gold mine.

Sierra Leone
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Construction is expected to start at the planned Sherbro Island power plant this year, with the involvement of Hollywood actor Idris Elba adding a sprinkling of stardust to Sierra Leone’s first wind development.

Sierra Leone
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Danish investor and developer Frontier Energy has announced a co-investment with three European development finance agencies for the 50MWp, under-construction, multi-site Planet Solar independent power producer (IPP) plant. Planet Solar will be Sierra Leone’s first large grid-connected IPP, the funders said.

Sierra Leone
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Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has requested expressions of interest (EoI) for a project supervising engineer consultancy for the Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Rural Electrification Project (CLSG-RE).

Sierra Leone | Guinea | Liberia | Côte d'Ivoire
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Lagos-headquartered multilateral the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has set out its stall as a financier and partner for the continent’s energy transition, with a strategy to support renewable energy and critical minerals projects around the continent, as well as the development of battery manufacturing supply chains. The AFC also plans to continue supporting short- to medium-term energy needs by backing upstream and midstream gas projects and gas-to-power (GTP) developments. Marc Howard spoke to AFC executive director and chief investment officer Sameh Shenouda during the recent Africa Energy Forum in Nairobi.

DR Congo | Sierra Leone | Nigeria | Djibouti | Guinea | Zambia | Gabon | South Africa | Côte d'Ivoire
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The World Bank Group (WBG) has launched a new $311m fund for renewables in Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Togo.

Sierra Leone | Chad | Liberia | Togo
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The first phase of commercial operations has begun at the Baoma solar PV project with an initial 5MW. The project will have a total operational capacity of 25MW when complete.

Sierra Leone
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The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $1m in funding through the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (Sefa) to conduct feasibility studies for hybrid biomass power plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone.

Ghana | Sierra Leone
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Five more memoranda of understanding (MoUs) were signed in Rabat on 5 December, bringing more partners into the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) project.

Gambia | Ghana | Sierra Leone | Nigeria | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Morocco
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United States-based Bitgreen is reportedly aiming to raise $10m-20m in debt financing for the 27MW Betmai hydroelectric power (HEP) project, using its blockchain fundraising platform.

Sierra Leone
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Belgium’s International Montage Maintenance Group has won the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to develop a 22MW power plant at Gerald Group’s Marampa iron ore mine in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone
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The multi-donor Universal Energy Facility has issued a Wave 2 tender for mini-grid projects in Democratic Republic of Congo, while results are awaited on its call for bids in Madagascar and Sierra Leone.

DR Congo | Sierra Leone | Madagascar
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Winch Energy has completed and commissioned three solar PV and storage mini-grids in Alikalia, Kondebaya and Sambia-Bendugu villages. The mini-grids were installed as part of the second phase of Winch’s 24-site mini-grid project in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone
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The three core Mano River Union countries are confronted by major decisions that will shape their future direction, from potential progress on major resources plays led by Guinea’s huge Simandou iron ore mining and infrastructure development and Liberia’s struggles with major investor Arcelor Mittal to Sierra Leone’s political crisis. All three have searching questions of governance and equity for their populations, writes Jon Marks with correspondents in Freetown, Conakry and Monrovia.

Sierra Leone | Guinea | Liberia