4th March 2013 saw the commissioning of a joint venture between renewable energy developer Joule Africa and child development NGO Street Child of Sierra Leone, which is set to further improve access to education in the Bumbuna area. The Bumbuna Resource Centre was officially opened by the Sierra Leonean Deputy Minister of Energy at an event attended by Members of Parliament, and local dignitaries, including the Paramount Chief of the region.
Mar 06, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
At a recent Business Council for Africa (BCA) event, Mark Simmonds MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Commonwealth Office, spoke glowingly of Joule Africa’s efforts in a speech delivered to selected British business representatives with an interest in Africa.
Mr Simmonds had been invited to talk about the Government’s support of British business in Africa and its overall view on prosperity and potential in the region for 2013 and beyond. Speaking of the Sub-Sahara as…
Joule Africa signs Project Development Agreement with Government of Republic of Cameroon to develop new Hydropower Project on the Katsina Ala River
Dec 04, 2012
29th November, Yaounde: At an event in Yaounde in the Republic of Cameroon today, Renewable energy developer Joule Africa announced details of a Project Development Agreement (PDA) with The Government of The Republic of Cameroon to develop a major new national hydroelectric project located on the Katsina Ala River in the Northwest Region of the country.
Joule Africa, an international company with offices in London, Yaounde and Freetown, will now work in partnership with the…
Sierra Leone's Minister of Energy & Water Resources speaks out about Bumbuna development - AYV Radio, Freetown
Nov 28, 2012
7th November, FREETOWN: Speaking to AYV Radio FM 101.6 on Wednesday November 7th 2012, a day after the third anniversary of the commissioning of Bumbuna Phase I Hydropower dam, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Hon. Oluniyi Robbin-Coker, reiterated Sierra Leone Government’s commitment to the generation, transmission and distribution of up to 500MW of electricity nationwide in the medium term [up to four times the current capacity].
The Hon. Robbin Coker outlined…
Jul 04, 2012
Joule Africa was a proud supporter of the Kiln Sierra Leone Marathon on June 9th which benefitted the charity Street Child of Sierra Leone. The marathon, the first of its kind in Sierra Leone, was an overwhelming success with every runner finishing the race, and funds raised surpassing the organisation's expectations.
The funds raised will go towards supporting the charitable activities of Street Child of Sierra Leone, benefitting their programmes across the country - including…
Mar 09, 2012
YAOUNDE, March 9 (Reuters) - Cameroon and U.S. emerging markets energy developer Joule Africa signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop a $1 billion 450 MW Kpep Hydroelectric Project in the Central African nation, the parties said on Friday.