Power Africa employs a transaction-centered approach to directly address the constraints to project development and investment in sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector. The model is part of President Obama's new approach to development, which builds local capacity and supports innovative ways to make traditional assistance programs more effective and sustainable.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy is the policy formulator and inductor and supervising the implementation of these policies in the following areas: geology, mineral and energy resources; use of hydraulic energy; mining and metallurgy; and oil, fuel and electricity, including nuclear.
We are a non-ministerial government department and an independent National Regulatory Authority, recognised by EU Directives. Our principal objective when carrying out our functions is to protect the interests of existing and future electricity and gas consumers.
Noor Ouarzazate I, a 160 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, is a path-breaking large- scale CSP project, one of the first to be delivered in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, taking advantage of the region’s abundant solar resources.
The Hornsdale Power Reserve is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery which is helping to manage summertime peak load, reduce intermittencies and improve the security of South Australia’s electrical infrastructure.
The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors have welcomed the launch of a new, interactive online risk allocation tool, the Global Infrastructure Hub’s (GI Hub) Annotated Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Risk Allocation Matrices. The Risk Allocation Matrices tool, developed by the GI Hub in partnership with global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, has been designed to assist developing economies better assess potential infrastructure investment risk.