04 Apr 2012

(Published 3rd January 2011 – GNA) – Barring any hitches, the 360-million dollar second phase Sunon Asogli Power Plant Project would come on stream this year, Managing Director of Sunon Asogli Power Ghana Limited , Mr Zhang Haicheng, has said. Speaking to journalists on tour of the plant, Mr Zhang said preliminary feasibility studies were […]

27 Jan 2012

(January 19th 2012 – New Energy World Network) – Takoradi Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of biomass producer and trader Africa Renewables, has secured a $5m credit facility from the Standard Chartered Bank in Ghana. The funding will be used to support its first biomass energy project in Africa and this, combined with money that came […]

27 Jan 2012

(Published 24th January 2012 – AllAfrica.com) Takoradi Renewable Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Africa Renewables Ltd (“AfriRen”), the biomass producer and trader, has secured a credit facility of $5 million from Standard Chartered Bank in Ghana to support its first biomass energy project in Africa. After deals with GREL and Verdo Energy, the loan finalises […]

27 Jan 2012

(20th January 2012 – Inspiratia) – Biomass fuel manufacturer and trader Africa Renewables has reached financial close on its inaugural biomass export project in Ghana. A US$5 million (£3.3m €3.9m) term loan for the US$8 million (£5.2m €6.3m) project was closed with Standard Chartered. It breaks down as follows: – US$3 million (£2m €2.3m) capital […]

26 Jan 2012

(Published by Wood Resources International LLC) – Wood chip exports from Latin America reached a record high in 2011, with pulp mills in Japan and Europe being the major export destinations, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Global trade of wood chips has gone up substantially the past two years. Hardwood chip export from Chile, Uruguay […]

25 Jan 2012

Industry Profile: Jean Francois Guillon, Africa Renewables (Published 24th January 2012 – Newnet) The European biomass market is booming with a strong appetite for a consistent flow of feedstock, which has prompted young cleantech company Africa Renewables to tap into this supply opportunity. Its strategy is to access plantations in Africa that will supply European […]

19 Jan 2012

London, 19th January 2012:Takoradi Renewable Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Africa Renewables Ltd (“AfriRen”), the biomass producer and trader, has secured a credit facility of $5 million from Standard Chartered Bank in Ghana to support its first biomass energy project in Africa. After deals with GREL and Verdo Energy, the loan finalises AfriRens Ghana distribution chain […]

04 Jan 2012

Statkraft has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Eco2 Lincs Limited for the long term purchase of output from the straw-fired renewable energy plant located in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Owned by the BNP Paribas Clean Energy Fund and developed and managed by ECO2 Ltd, the plant will have an installed capacity of 40MW and […]