energy shortages

South Africa turns to gas to ease energy shortages

Several natural gas projects are under development in South Africa as the country seeks to ease energy shortages and reduce its dependence on coal, but there are calls for more renewables to be added to the energy mix.

Nigeria

IOCs must follow due process to divest in Nigeria: regulator

At the Nigeria International Energy Summit, the country’s upstream regulator stressed the need for due process during IOCs' divestment in Nigeria amid Shell's sale.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

compressed natural gas

Concerns over compressed natural gas-run buses in Nigeria

Nigeria is planning to use compressed natural gas for public transportation in all states after a national petrol subsidy removal, but experts cite safety and other issues and are calling to replace gas with electrification instead.

generators in Nigeria

Concerns mount over using gas for generators in Nigeria

The removal of a fuel subsidy led to higher fuel prices and affected the cost of living. Experts propose using gas as an alternative fuel option for generators in Nigeria but that raises safety, sustainability, and environmental concerns.

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline highly vulnerable: experts

The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project intends to supply gas to Morocco, 13 West African nations, and Europe, but experts have raised concerns about vulnerabilities based on its long timeline, funding issues, security, regional instability, and environmental and health impact.

Renewables

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Shiroro

Nigeria’s Shiroro solar-hydro project will aid energy transition: experts

The Nigerian government has signed a joint venture for Shiroro Generating Company's 20 MW solar-hydro hybrid project. Experts say the project will aid the energy transition and foster renewable energy growth.

Algeria

Can Algeria’s solar segment shine brighter after its latest tenders?

The two tenders formed part of Algeria's national plan to install 15,000 MW of solar capacity by 2035.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

Gas flaring

Africa must avoid gas flaring, boost renewables: report

An Africa Energy Chamber report advocates for Africa to minimise gas flaring, prioritise utilisation, impose penalties, and boost renewables.

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Senegal

Senegal well-positioned to achieve energy transition: report

Senegal's latest Energy Policy Review outlines progress in renewable energy, highlighting challenges and emphasising the inclusive governance needed for sustainable economic growth.

Kenya energy

Kenya energy transition faces infrastructure, funding challenges

Kenya's energy transition pathway aims for net zero emissions by 2050 through renewable energy adoption. Experts noted challenges including lack of infrastructure and financing.

Nigeria on “brink of a new era” say President at energy summit

African leaders and energy experts are convened at Nigeria International Energy Summit this week.

Algeria

Can Algeria’s solar segment shine brighter after its latest tenders?

The two tenders formed part of Algeria's national plan to install 15,000 MW of solar capacity by 2035.

Uganda energy

Oil pipeline detracts from Uganda energy transition: experts

Uganda’s new energy transition plan marks progress but emissions reductions efforts could be complicated by the planned East African Crude Oil Pipeline, experts told Gas Outlook.

Germany gas

Nigeria-Germany gas deal raises decarbonisation concerns

A new Nigeria-Germany gas export deal has raised concerns about potential impact on decarbonisation targets.

Gas flaring

Africa must avoid gas flaring, boost renewables: report

An Africa Energy Chamber report advocates for Africa to minimise gas flaring, prioritise utilisation, impose penalties, and boost renewables.

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african climate

African petrostate gas investments face transition risk: African Climate Foundation

An African Climate Foundation report highlights the challenges for African petrostates in leveraging their gas resources and suggests prioritising renewables due to the transition risks.

Shell Nigeria

Shell Nigeria divestment raises environmental, legal concerns

Shell has sold its Nigerian subsidiary to a local consortium for $2.4 billion, exiting onshore, prompting experts to raise environmental and legal concerns.

Uganda energy

Oil pipeline detracts from Uganda energy transition: experts

Uganda’s new energy transition plan marks progress but emissions reductions efforts could be complicated by the planned East African Crude Oil Pipeline, experts told Gas Outlook.

African crude

Intercepted stolen Nigerian crude sparks environmental concern

Security operatives set ablaze a vessel with 800,000 litres of stolen Nigerian crude oil, sparking environmental concerns.