The #AfricanEnergyWeek conference, the biggest indigenous energy conference on the African continent was held on the 18th to 21st of October 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa. The theme, “Exploring and Investing in Africa’s Energy Future While Driving an Enabling Environment” aimed to promote investment and development in the African Energy industry. A giant…
Mauritius remains among the Sub-Saharan Africa region’s most business-friendly countries, with solid economic policies and prudent banking practices, suitable for both domestic and foreign entrepreneurs and investors
The electricity market in South Africa – Opportunities for German SMEs from the Renewable Energy sector
As the second-largest economy on the African continent and Germany’s number one trading partner in Africa, the South African renewable energy sector is increasingly brought to focus for German SMEs. Not only is the country blessed with abundance of renewable energy resources, but it is also regarded as an attractive location to do business as Africa’s most industrialised country with a highly developed financial and legal sector as well as modern infrastructure. South Africa has everything to become a trendsetter with a stable energy supply when it comes to alternative energy.
Ghana as an investment destination following Centurion Law’s new country focus Africa investment guide
Ghana is a leading destination for foreign investment in West Africa. Not only does it identify as an increasingly stable governance, but is also the fastest growing economy in the world, according to the World Bank (2020).
Launching the series with Nigeria’s guide, the Centurion Law group team is proud to launch the Africa Investment Guide series.
South Africa has an abundance of solar and wind energy sources, yet it is heavily reliant on coal-fired power plants and is one of the world’s major CO2 emitters. Its policies and readiness to adopt renewables in its energy mix have the potential to raise economic efficiency, improve the standard of living of its population and contribute positively to climate change.
The Southern African country is due to approve a legislation for a clear outline on local content.
The country aims to have the regulations in place by 2021.
South Sudan’s Oil and Power investment drive is a path towards lasting peace, stability and prosperity
The African Energy Chamber is encouraged by the progress made in South Sudan’s oil sector after the peace agreement.
The fund is said to develop solar power mini grids in the country.
The direct total foreign investment expected in Equatorial Guinea for 2019 is over USD $2.4 billion.
The African Energy Chamber congratulates Angola on becoming the sixth African country to join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), after Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea.