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Conference in Kabul promotes renewable energy and women’s participation in energy sector

The Afghanistan Renewable Energy Union (AREU) initiated a conference, supported by the Afghan-German Cooperation, in Kabul to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency among entrepreneurs in Afghanistan and to increase women’s participation in the energy sector.  Around 120 representatives from

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Afghanistan welcomes foreign investors to invest in energy sector

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Afghanistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water, organized a two-day Energy Business Opportunities Conference in Dubai, on September 18 – 19, 2016. More than 200 participants representing Middle Eastern ,

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ADB signs $ 275mn contract with Afghanistan

Afghanistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB signed a contract worth USD 275mn, which is part of ADB’s 1.2bn aid to Afghanistan’s energy and commerce sector. The ADB had agreed on an aid package of USD 1.2bn for the year

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USAID hosts conference to generate support for Afghan Energy Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in cooperation with the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum launched Afghanistan’s first Gas-to-Power Symposium on Sunday in Abu Dhabi city, as part of ongoing American support to the country’s energy sector. USAID,

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ADB pledges USD 1 billion to support Afghanistan’s energy sector

Addressing the international academic seminar on Energy Security of Afghanistan and Region held in Kabul, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Joji Tokeshi said ADB had pledged USD 1 billion to finance Afghanistan’s energy sector. “In the power subsector, generation

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ADB pledges USD 1 billion to support Afghanistan's energy sector

Addressing the international academic seminar on Energy Security of Afghanistan and Region held in Kabul, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Joji Tokeshi said ADB had pledged USD 1 billion to finance Afghanistan’s energy sector. “In the power subsector, generation

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Solar experts call for investments in Afghanistan’s solar power

A number of solar power analysts have called on the government and private sector to enhance investment in Afghanistan’s solar power sectors. Having 300 days of sunlight, Afghanistan exhibits a strong potential for solar power. Experts believe Afghanistan has the

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Solar experts call for investments in Afghanistan's solar power

A number of solar power analysts have called on the government and private sector to enhance investment in Afghanistan’s solar power sectors. Having 300 days of sunlight, Afghanistan exhibits a strong potential for solar power. Experts believe Afghanistan has the

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DABS signs contract with Turkish Company on the supply of power project in Kabul

A contract has been signed between Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) and FEKA Construction Industry and Trade Inc – Turkey for the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Kabul South West Distribution Project (Dasht e Barchi). The project is aimed

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US to invest USD 297 million on Afghanistan’s energy sector

Wahidullah Shahrani told a news conference in Kabul that the US would invest USD 297 million in establishing coal energy producing plants and iron-sulphur separation laboratories in addition to developing a gas field. The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

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