June 2010 Blog Posts (4)

World Bank Board Approves Additional $70 million for Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP)

The World Bank Group today approved an additional amount of US$70 million for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) under the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP).

The project is to help ECG to further overhaul overage substations and supply lines with the aim to reduce technical losses, improve supply quality to clients, connect more customers, and increase revenue collection in the project areas.

The first GEDAP was approved in 2007 to improve… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on June 25, 2010 at 3:15pm — No Comments

US$6 million grant to expand access to electricity in Djibouti

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved additional financing, in the form of a grant to the Republic of Djibouti to be credited to Electricitè de Djibouti (EDD) for the Power Access and Diversification Project.

The additional financing will add US$6.00 million to the Djibouti Power Access and Diversification Credit, approved on November l, 2005 for US$7 million, which became effective on March 29, 2006, bringing the total cost of the project to US$13.30… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on June 16, 2010 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Egypt: The World Bank Supports Wind Power Development Project

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a loan in the amount of $ 220 million for Egypt to support Wind Power Development Project, out of which $150 million is financed from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF). This is the first CTF supported project in the Middle East and North Africa region.

The project will support the renewable energy strategy of Egypt, which has given the utmost priority to the large scale renewable energy electricity generation program… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on June 16, 2010 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Welcome to South Africa- it’s possible

Welcome to South Africa- it’s possible

By Chidi Emmanuel

‘Yes we can’ -The road to South Africa

KUWAIT: After years of unrelenting hard work and intense global scrutiny of its ability to deliver, the ‘Rainbow Nation’ is telling the world ‘Yes We Can.’ South Africa has produced 11 World Cup stadia - matching and exceeding international standards. In an exclusive interview with the Kuwait Times, the South African Ambassador Extraordinary and… Continue

Added by chidi emmanuel ekeh on June 7, 2010 at 5:15pm — 2 Comments

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