Power plant


  • Works begin on Ouarzazate solar power plant

    Works begin on Ouarzazate solar power plant... The launch ceremony for the works for the 1st phase of the Ouarzazate solar power plant, which was held on the site on 10 May, was presided over by H.M King Mohammed VI, in the presence of a number of ministers, CEOs of central administrations and public institutions, members of the diplomatic corps and representatives of the project donors
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  • INAUGURATION OF THE OLKARIA IV POWER PLANT

    INAUGURATION OF THE OLKARIA IV POWER PLANT... The president of Kenya inaugurated on Friday 17 th October the Olkaria IV power plant... Indeed, AFD had already provided 20 MEUR for the Olkaria II power plant and 56 MEUR for the acquisition of drilling machines for the Geothermal Development Company (GDC)
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  • Visit of the Olkaria geothermal power plant

    Visit of the Olkaria geothermal power plant... AFD contributes, up to 150 million Euro, to the construction of the Olkaria IV 140 MW power plant of which the first unit of 70 MW will be commissioned in June 2014. Mrs Paugam was very impressed by the dimension of the achieved investments and by way KenGen operates the existing power plants at Olkaria, as well as their professionalism in carrying out the construction of the new power plant
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  • The inauguration of the Olkaria I Geothermal power plant

    The inauguration of the Olkaria I Geothermal power plant... The official inauguration ceremony of the geothermal power plant Olkaria I units 4 and 5 took place on February 19 th, 2015. The commissioning of these new units, providing an additional 140 MW generation capacity, follows the inauguration last October of the 140 MW Olkaria IV power plant
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  • First panel for the largest solar power plant in the Sahel region

    First panel for the largest solar power plant in the Sahel region... The photovoltaic solar power plant in Zagtouli, Burkina Faso, with a capacity of 33 MWc, will be commissioned in 14 months at latest... The Zagtouli power plant, where Paul Kaba Thieba, Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, laid the first panel, paves the way for renewable energy development in Burkina Faso
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  • €75m loan for the extension of the Longoni power plant

    euros 75m loan for the extension of the Longoni power plant... On 8 June, Electricité de Mayotte and AFD signed a Euro75m loan agreement to finance the extension of the Longoni power plant... This power plant will house three new diesel engines with a total capacity of 33 MW, which will meet the needs of the population of Mayotte by 2018- 2020. AFD's financing will also cover the cost of bringing the facilities into conformity with denoxification (smoke treatment)
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  • €50m loan for the rehabilitation of the Kpong hydro power plant (July the 7th, 2011 Board of Directors)

    euros 50m loan for the rehabilitation of the Kpong hydro power plant (July the 7th, 2011 Board of Directors... AFD's Board of Directors approved a Euro50m loan to the Republic of Ghana for the rehabilitation of the Kpong hydro power plant... The project will mainly rehabilitate the Kpong plant in order to secure power generation and will conduct feasibility studies for two new dams, which will have a whole host of benefits (electricity, irrigation, flow control, transport)
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  • ZAMBIA - COMMISSIONING OF ITEZHI-TEZHI HYDROPOWER STATION BY PRESIDENT EDGAR LUNGU ON 4 MARCH 2016

    On 4 th March 2016, His Excellency President of Zambia Mr Edgar Lungu presided over the commissioning ceremony of the Itezhitezhi Hydro power plant of 120 MW. This commissioning was attended by senior government officials and private sector... In 2007, the government of Zambia facilitated the incorporation of a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) called Itezhitezhi Power Corporation Limited (ITPC) to implement the development and operation of the Itezhitezhi Hydropower plant
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  • Huoi Quang Hydroelectric Power Station Project

    To address the need, the country is putting in thermal power plants and working toward development of a nuclear energy industry (the first two nuclear power plants are on the drawing board), but is also promoting development of renewable energies... The Huoi Quang hydroelectric power plant, funded by AFD, has the following objectives
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  • Huoi Quang Hydroelectric Power Station Project

    To address the need, the country is putting in thermal power plants and working toward development of a nuclear energy industry (the first two nuclear power plants are on the drawing board), but is also promoting development of renewable energies... The Huoi Quang hydroelectric power plant, funded by AFD, has the following objectives
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