Africa aims to implement 15 cross-border energy projects worth $40.5bn by 2020

Engineering News 25 September 2012.

Africa’s heads of State have endorsed a pipeline of 15 priority energy projects with a combined price tag of $40.5-billion, which they say needs to be implemented between 2012 and 2020 to lay the basis for improved energy access and further economic growth.

The project portfolio, which has been identified and selected partly on the basis of the projects’ ability to enhance cross-border energy-market development, embraces nine hydroelectricity generation developments, four transmission corridors and two pipelines, one for oil and the other for gas…

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-aims-to-implement-15-cross-border-energy-projects-worth-405bn-by-2020-2012-09-25

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