Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), a public liability company owned by the government of Nigeria, has inked a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Qua Iboe Power Plant (QIPP) to develop a $1.1bn power plant in Akwa Ibom.
A consortium led by Enel Green Power has been chosen as the preferred bidder to construct a 100MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Metehara, Oromia, Ethiopia.
An equal stake joint venture (JV) between Orascom Construction and FCC Aqualia, a subsidiary of FCC, has bagged an EPC contract worth $320m to build Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant in Egypt.
Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem has been awarded contracts by Eni Angola and Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with a combined contracts value of about $370m.
Infrastructure firm Tahal Group together with its partner ZRB Consulting Finance & Development (ZRB) has signed a contract with the government of Zambia for the planning and construction of an agriculture and water project in the county.
Canadian engineering services firm SNC-Lavalin has bagged a contract on the Fine Ash Dam 6 Project in Secunda, South Africa.
Orascom Construction, an Egyptian engineering and construction company, has won a $100m contract to construct a steam turbine power plant in Egypt.
Denmark-based Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) has won a contract worth €90m to construct a power plant in Western Mali.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has provided $55m in financing to construct solar PV plant in Mozambique.
Water innovation firm Crystal Lagoons has inked a deal with Egypt-based real estate company Tatweer Misr for a $117m development in Ras Al Hekmah, Egypt.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a loan of up to €186m to the Fayoum Water and Wastewater Company for the development and expansion of its wastewater services in Egypt.
Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to work together for the development of the $829m Songwe River Basin Program (SRBDP).
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the eligibility assessment for compliance review for the construction of the 125MW Coal Sendou Power Plant Project in Bargny Minam village, Senegal.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco has broken ground on the NOOR Ouarzazate IV plant, the fourth and final phase of the Ouarzazate solar complex.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €115M loan agreement with the Arab Republic of Egypt for a wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez.
Greece-based contractor METKA has secured a contract from the General Authority for Electricity and Renewable Energy of Libya (GAEREL) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya.