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[Kenya] Azuri and StarTimes ink deal to expand TV reach to off-grid customers
24-04-2018 | 08:37:00
Azuri Technologies, the first company to launch a complete pay-as-you-go solar TV package in Kenya, has announced a partnership with StarTimes to bring wider choice of content to its off-grid customers.
Somaliland among the first beneficiaries of the 50 Clean Energy Projects initiative by ImpactPPA and Earth Day Network
23-04-2018 | 10:53:00
Decentralized renewable energy company ImpactPPA and Earth Day Network have announced an initiative to install clean energy systems at 50 facilities by 2020.
Nigeria Uninterruptible Power Supply to reach 4.7 per cent in 2024
20-04-2018 | 10:30:00
Nigeria Vision 20:2020 is set to be a major development plan for the country to accelerate growth of commercial and industrial sectors over the coming years.
Kenya Power mulls partnership with Kenya Association of Manufacturers to lower industrial energy costs
19-04-2018 | 13:04:00
Kenya Power has renewed its commitment to partner with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, KAM, to carry out regular energy audits among manufacturers to maximize production efficiency.
Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund raises $385 million in new debt financing to drive five year business plan
19-04-2018 | 13:00:00
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, EAIF, managed by Investec Asset Management has successfully completed its latest fundraising round, raising $385million in new long-term debt capital to invest in Africa.
[Column] Hannes Venter: Tomorrow's smart cities will need equally smart utilities
18-04-2018 | 11:05:00
Sustainable energy consumption and 'green' energy production at home is becoming a new lifestyle.
Senegal Scaling Solar tender produces one of the lowest electricity costs in Africa
12-04-2018 | 06:38:00
The World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar program, designed to help remove obstacles to developing large-scale solar power in developing countries, has set a new benchmark in Senegal resulting in two bids that will produce electricity for under 4 Euro cents.
KWHCoin enters Kenya through partnership with Nurse In Hand Emergency Response
10-04-2018 | 07:49:00
KWHCoin, the blockchain-based renewable energy company using a digital currency that converts renewable distributed energy resources to digital tokens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nurse In Hand (NIH) Emergency Response.
BBOXX and Lendahand Ethex launch annual £2.5 million crowdfunding initiative to provide families in Rwanda, Togo and Nigeria with affordable solar energy
10-04-2018 | 07:08:32
Lendahand Ethex, an online positive impact investing platform and BBOXX, a next generation utility, have announced the start of a new Energise Africa partnership accessing for the first time, flexible finance from the UK crowd.
Seabased signs 100 megawatts wave power plant contract with Ghana
09-04-2018 | 11:15:22
Seabased has been contracted by TC’s Energy, a Ghanaian renewable energy production company, to deliver a wave energy plant near Ada, Ghana.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation signs contract agreements for 614km AKK Project
09-04-2018 | 08:01:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has executed contracts for the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and financing for Lots 1&3 of the 40inch x 614km Ajaokuta - Kaduna - Kano gas pipeline and stations.
Scatec Solar signs power purchase agreements for 258 megawatts in South Africa
06-04-2018 | 06:44:00
Scatec Solar ASA and partners have signed project documents and are now expected to achieve financial close for three solar PV plants in South Africa totaling 258 MW.
[South Africa] SolarReserve, ACWA and Eskom sign power agreement for construction of 100 megawatt power station
05-04-2018 | 06:49:00
A consortium led by SolarReserve and International Company for Power and Water have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Eskom, South Africa’s public electric utility company, for the Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project.
ENGIE and Fenix complete acquisition, target to reach millions of African households with affordable, clean energy
04-04-2018 | 06:11:45
Global utility company ENGIE and off-grid energy leader Fenix International have closed their acquisition agreement.
Orange extends its solar energy services to five African countries
28-03-2018 | 07:09:22
Telecommunication company Orange has expressed its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators.
[Ghana] Linda Dor Hospitality Group tames power costs with installation of solar farm from Redavia
27-03-2018 | 08:27:00
LINDA DOR Hospitality Group in the Eastern Region of Ghana, chose REDAVIA, a global player in rental solar power for businesses and communities, to implement its first solar farm for its group of companies.
[Kenya] Greenpact pushes the clean energy envelope with biogas and organic waste fertilizer
26-03-2018 | 09:30:00
Leroy Mwasaru a 20-year-old Kenyan runs Greenpact, a social enterprise creating biogas and fertilizer made from human and organic waste.
South African government unveils Bio refinery facility to address biomass waste challenges, boost industry competitiveness
23-03-2018 | 05:56:00
The South African government has launched a R37.5 million biorefinery facility in Durban, which is set to extract maximum value from biomass waste.
UNIDO to work with the International Solar Alliance in championing clean energy use
22-03-2018 | 08:15:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has signed an agreement to work together with the International Solar Alliance (ISA).
First political risk insurance to unlock $1.4 billion clean energy investment across Africa unveiled
21-03-2018 | 09:27:00
The joint initiative to tackle key investment challenges holding back crucial energy investment across Africa has been formally launched.
ALTEN Africa completes financing in Namibia of one of the biggest solar plants in Sub Saharan Africa
19-03-2018 | 07:19:15
ALTEN Africa has achieved financial closure of what will be the biggest photovoltaic solar power plant in Namibia and Sub-Saharan Africa with installed capacity of 45.5 MWp for an output of 37 MWac.
[Rwanda] Energy 4 Impact pioneers innovative model for mini-grid ownership
15-03-2018 | 10:28:00
Energy 4 Impact is pursuing a new approach that involves community members in the development and operation of mini-grids in Rwanda.
Namibia bets on new solar project to bridge national energy deficit
15-03-2018 | 06:18:00
Global solar company Canadian Solar Inc. has successfully completed construction and started commercial operation of a 6 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in Keetmanshoop, Namibia.
African Development Bank signs deal with International Solar Alliance to propel solar development in Africa
13-03-2018 | 07:33:17
In a major boost for its Light up and power Africa initiative, the African Development Bank has entered into partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar energy in Africa.
IFC and MIGA Boards invests $400 in refinancing Bujagali Energy to reduce Ugandan electricity costs
09-03-2018 | 13:43:00
The Board of Directors of IFC and MIGA have approved a plan to refinance more than $400 million of loans to Bujagali Energy Limited and provide up to $423 million in guarantees in support of the Bujagali hydropower project.
Rafiki Power and Mobisol partner to pilot high value solar mini grids in rural Tanzania
08-03-2018 | 13:48:22
Tanzania based clean energy company Rafiki Power and Mobisol GmbH have partnered to pilot a new approach labelled the Hybrid Grid for off-grid clients in rural Tanzania.
Globeleq, CDC and TCQ Power project break ground in Sierra Leone
07-03-2018 | 08:26:14
Globeleq, an independent power company in Africa, along with CDC Group plc (CDC) and TCQ Power, have celebrated the start of construction of the 57 MW Western Area Power Generation Project in Sierra Leone with a ground breaking event.
IFC and Côte d’Ivoire lead public-private dialogue on opportunities to reduce energy gap with renewables
06-03-2018 | 12:41:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Oil, Energy and Renewable Energy Development of Côte d’Ivoire have partnered to bring together public and private sector executives in dialogue.
OPIC commitments to power Africa hits $2.4 billion
06-03-2018 | 06:29:54
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation says it has committed $2.4 billion to date to the U.S. Power Africa initiative to harness the resources of the private sector to bring more electricity to Africa.
[Senegal] Kahone solar plant connects 15,000 rural households to clean energy
28-02-2018 | 13:16:03
Moustapha Sene is soft-spoken, but he is sure of what he's doing, and has proved a rare knack for seeing the obvious.
Challenges and opportunities abound in Africa’s energy sector, with increase in mergers and acquisitions, Baker McKenzie forecast
28-02-2018 | 06:32:00
Baker McKenzie’s Global Transaction Forecast for the Energy Sector shows that total M&A value in the energy sector in Africa and the Middle East was US$ 4.4 billion in 2017.
Mastercard and M KOPA unveil payment technology to extend pay-as-you-go solar program in Africa
27-02-2018 | 06:05:21
Mastercard and M-KOPA have entered into a partnership that will provide Africans living without electricity a simple way to light up their homes and businesses.
[Sierra Leone] Easy Solar receives funding from Acumen and Gaia Impact Fund to accelerate access to off grid solutions
23-02-2018 | 06:30:00
Acumen, the nonprofit global venture fund, and Gaia Impact Fund, a venture fund specializing in clean energy have announced their investment in Azimuth, trading as Easy Solar, a pay-as-you-go solar distribution company operating in Sierra Leone.
Grid electricity and off-grid solutions not meeting Africans energy demands, study
21-02-2018 | 06:22:00
A new study released by the Center for Global Development found that either grid electricity or off-grid solutions alone are currently inadequate to meet many African consumers’ modern energy demands.
United Kingdom to support solar energy industry in Uganda
20-02-2018 | 08:59:00
The British High Commissioner to Uganda, Peter West has announced a new partnership between the UK’s Department for International Development and the United Nations Capital Development Fund in Uganda.
RTI International awarded USAID Power Africa contract
20-02-2018 | 07:35:34
Research Triangle Park, NC—RTI International has been named a prime contractor on the United States Agency for International DevelopmentPower Africa indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.
Trine partners with BBOXX to unveil €6 million crowd investment initiative for off grid solar
19-02-2018 | 08:51:11
TRINE has launched the world’s largest crowd-investment initiative for off-grid solar.
Voltalia receives nod to set up two hydro power plants in Morocco
15-02-2018 | 08:28:00
In parallel to the “Photovoltaica” congress of renewable energies in Marrakech, global power producer Voltalia has announced that it has obtained permits for two hydropower plants of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW in Morocco.
Eni steps up renewable energy cooperation in Ghana
14-02-2018 | 13:00:00
The Managing Director of Eni Ghana Giancarlo Ruiu has signed two separate MOUs with the CEO of the Bui Power Authority Fred Oware and the CEO of the Volta River Authority Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, on the joint development of power generation from renewable sources.
GE and Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind waste gas to power plant in Ghana
14-02-2018 | 06:15:28
As developing countries embrace innovation that will guarantee faster solutions to energy challenges, GE Power and Marinus Energy have announced a pilot project to capture Isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity.
Debt crowdfunding initiatives have highest success rates for East Africa’s small businesses, Energy 4 Impact report
13-02-2018 | 10:22:26
Debt crowd funding is the most popular form of online capital raising for small businesses in Africa’s clean energy access sector.
EAIF partners with IFC to refinance development of Mozambique power plant
08-02-2018 | 13:04:32
EAIF has signed a Participation Agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to provide a US$21million B loan to Central Termica de Ressano Garcia S.A.
EnSync Energy announces entry into African markets with micro utility project
08-02-2018 | 08:37:07
EnSync, Inc a developer of innovative distributed energy resources has announced its entry into the rapidly growing African microgrid market through the sale of a project that will deliver electricity to an East African village.
Sterling and Wilson to build Zambia’s largest solar plant
07-02-2018 | 12:50:00
Sterling and Wilson, global solar company has been chosen to construct Zambia’s largest solar plant, of capacity 54.3 Megawatt peak.
[Mali] Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and Akuo Energy to finance construction of largest solar plant in West Africa
06-02-2018 | 08:51:59
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Akuo Energy, French green independent power produced have agreed to finance the Akuo Kita Solar power plant, to be built at Kita in southern Mali.
[Tanzania] Ruaha Energy in a 25 year deal to supply TANESCO with power from its solar facility
02-02-2018 | 12:45:00
Tanzania private energy company Ruaha Energy has entered into a Standard Power Purchase Agreement with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited, TANESCO.
Senegal cements position as leading regional solar energy producer with modern twin facility
26-01-2018 | 09:05:00
Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne has inaugurated a twin solar facility, Ten Merina. This is a major milestone and cements Senegal’s position as the leading regional producer of solar energy.
Energy 4 Impact and GIZ collaborate in supporting pico hydro projects financing in Rwanda
23-01-2018 | 10:29:00
Energy 4 Impact has signed an agreement with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH to assist mini-grid projects in receiving result-based financing, as part of their Energising Development programme.
Sahara Group urges global support for access to energy in Africa
22-01-2018 | 12:01:56
African energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group will make a strong case for collaborative efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through more access to power in Africa.
InfraCo Africa commits $3 million to develop the Khoumagueli Solar project in Guinea
22-01-2018 | 10:10:00
InfraCo Africa, part of the multi-lateral Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Solvéo Energie S.A.S, Solvéo Guinea Renewable Energy SA and Solvéo International Investments SARL.
Azuri Technologies set for growth with $20million debt financing
22-01-2018 | 07:00:00
At the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association conference in Hong Kong, Azuri Technologies has launched its innovative $20 million off-balance-sheet debt financing program.
New Power Africa guide to help electricity generators improve community relations
19-01-2018 | 06:25:58
Power Africa, a U.S. Government initiative to double electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, has launched the Guide to Community Engagement for Power Projects in Kenya.
Astronergy to construct 165 megawatts solar project in Egypt
18-01-2018 | 09:15:00
Astronergy/CHINT Solar has won a new contract to provide EPC services to the 165 megawatts solar project in Egypt. The company will undertake the technology, design, engineering, procurement and construction work for the whole project.
Orb Energy raises over $15 million to grow Kenyan footprint
17-01-2018 | 13:16:45
Orb Energy has raised more than $15 million in equity and debt to grow its in-house finance facility of rooftop solar for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India and to further expand its Kenya operations.
BBOXX unveils pay-as-you-go solar systems in DR Congo
17-01-2018 | 11:52:03
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has launched large pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar systems in towns and cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Husk Power Systems receives $200 million equity to expand operations in Tanzania
17-01-2018 | 09:51:00
Husk Power Systems, a rural distributed utility company operating mini-grids in Asia and Africa, has announced a $20 million equity investment by Shell Technology Ventures LLC.
[Egypt] NEXTracker delivers smart tracker technology to world's largest planned solar power plant in North Africa
16-01-2018 | 07:03:00
Power company NEXTracker has announced that global solar EPC company Sterling and Wilson selected NEXTracker to supply 325 megawatts of its smart solar trackers to its project within the Benban solar park in Aswan, Egypt.
Acwa to develop $190m solar projects in Egypt
15-01-2018 | 12:26:20
Saudi-based Acwa Power, a major developer, investor and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants, has reached financial close of three solar PV projects under Round 2 of Egypt's Feed-in-Tariff programme II.
Enos Banda appointed CEO of Anergi
15-01-2018 | 06:17:18
Enos Banda has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Anergi, the major African power company established through the joint venture between Africa Finance Corporation and Harith General Partners.
RD Global seeks to set up renewable energy manufacturing plant in Zambia
12-01-2018 | 13:44:00
A U.S. based company, RD Global, working with a Japanese company, Mera Group Corporation, plans to set up a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia in an effort to mitigate the energy deficit in the region.
Demand for remote renewable energy systems propels power storage market in Sub Saharan Africa, Frost & Sullivan
12-01-2018 | 09:01:36
The drive to integrate renewable energy into the grid whilst at the same time supply constant, reliable power for industry activities is one of the key factors driving the power storage market in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Africa needs to fix its energy problems to accelerate and sustain growth, ECA
11-01-2018 | 07:13:09
Africa will not be able to accelerate and sustain growth without adequate access to energy, says Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe.
Greenlight Planet raises $60million for off grid solar financing business with focus on Africa
10-01-2018 | 08:16:00
London-based private equity fund manager Apis Partners and other investors announced disbursement of $60 MM in new funding to Greenlight Planet Inc., the leading provider of off-grid solar products and solar financing.
IFC finances construction of Zambia’s large scale solar power plant
08-01-2018 | 06:55:06
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has finalized financing for the construction of Zambia’s first large-scale solar power plant – the first project to be developed, tendered, awarded, and financed under the World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar program.
[Mauritania] Wärtsilä to supply power plant for West Africa’s largest electricity project
08-01-2018 | 06:47:00
The technology group Wärtsilä is set to deliver a turnkey power plant to provide electricity for the Phase Two expansion of the Tasiast mine located in Mauritania.
AfDB, Nordic Development Fund, Global Environment Facility and Calvert Impact Capital partner in $55m investment into Off-Grid Energy Access Fund
05-01-2018 | 08:27:00
On December 15, the African Development Bank’s Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund.
Kenya to build 10MW waste-to-energy electricity plant
29-12-2017 | 09:03:00
The Africa Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has approved a grant of US$995,000 to Asticom Kenya Ltd, to support the construction of a 10MW grid-connected municipal waste-to-energy plant.
African Development Bank achieves 100% investment in green energy Projects in 2017
28-12-2017 | 14:32:00
The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency.
Yam Pro signs $180m deal to build wave energy power station in Ghana
28-12-2017 | 11:40:00
Israeli company Yam Pro Energy last week signed a $180 million MOU with Shapoorji Pallonji Group, owners of the TATA Group, to build a wave energy power station in Ghana.
World Bank approves $2.8 Million to increase Zambia solar energy generation
28-12-2017 | 10:15:00
The World Bank Group has approved an International Development Association guarantee of up to $2.8m that will support Zambia in increasing its solar photovoltaic electricity generation capacity and diversify the country’s primary energy sources.
[Egypt] EFG Hermes seeks 400-500 megawatts renewable energy projects
27-12-2017 | 09:14:00
Energy chief of the bank Bakr Abdel Wahab stated that within the upcoming three years, Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes is looking to run renewable energy projects reaching 400 to 500 megawatts in the North African country.
Africa needs to fix its energy problems to accelerate and sustain growth, UNECA
21-12-2017 | 12:06:34
Africa will not be able to accelerate and sustain growth without adequate access to energy, says Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe.
Helio Pur Technologies establishes in Algeria for treatment of its industrial wastewater
18-12-2017 | 07:59:00
In Algeria, Univers Détergents company has entrusted Helio Pur Technologies to realize treatment solution for their industrial wastewater.
Zambia's Luambe National Park now the world’s most carbon neutral
18-12-2017 | 07:26:00
Luambe National Park in Zambia has achieved a conservation milestone this week as it became the most carbon neutral National Park in the world.
Siemens and Rotan Power sign agreement for power plant project in Ghana
14-12-2017 | 11:44:00
In order to help Ghana meet its industrialization targets, Siemens and Rotan Power have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and build a combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts.
[Nigeria] NNPC assures local investors of support as multi-million naira tank farm opens in Ogun State
14-12-2017 | 10:13:01
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will continue to offer unflinching support to indigenous private investors in the nation’s Oil & Gas Industry.
Mobisol receives $25 million funding in six months from Investec Asset Management as follow on investment
12-12-2017 | 08:43:11
Investec Asset Management, through its African private equity capability, has made a follow-on growth equity investment alongside its consortium partners into Mobisol – meaning that Mobisol has secured over $25 million funding in the last six months.
Renewable energy shifts South African power commodity market towards transmission equipment upgrades, report
12-12-2017 | 05:40:04
The South African power commodity market is changing, and renewable energy is taking centre stage. The growing contribution of renewable power and its inherent intermittent nature will drive demand for upgraded transmission equipment.
[South Africa] Renewable energy announcement expected this week - Minister Mahlobo
04-12-2017 | 09:26:00
An announcement on renewable energy projects will be made this week, according to Energy Minister, David Mahlobo, following a number of delays in signing independent power producer (IPP) deals.
[South Africa] GE reaches half way point of Medupi power plant construction with final acceptance of unit four
04-12-2017 | 07:57:00
General Electric Steam Power Systems has received a Final Acceptance Certificate from Eskom for the successful testing and transitioning of Medupi Power Station Unit 4
Globeleq increases stake in South African renewables
30-11-2017 | 09:57:19
Globeleq, a developer, owner and operator of electricity generation projects in Africa, has increased its shareholding in the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, De Aar Solar and Droogfontein Solar power projects in South Africa.
Kenya energy access levels at 27 per cent but still below Sub Saharan Africa averages, UN report
30-11-2017 | 07:21:53
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) through its Sub-Regional Office for Eastern African hosted the launch of the Least Developed Countries Report 2017, presented by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
[Nigeria] SPDC JV’s Afam VI power plant secures licence for another 10 years
28-11-2017 | 10:45:00
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission has renewed the power generation licence for Afam VI Power Plant, a 650MW-capacity facility that has delivered over 25.97 million Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity into the Nigerian grid since inception in 2008.
Eni becomes operator of Cabinda North, strengthens presence in upstream, downstream, trading and renewable sectors in Angola
28-11-2017 | 09:30:00
Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and Sonangol’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Carlos Saturnino have signed an agreement that assigns operatorship of Cabinda North block to Eni, as well as 48% the block’s rights.
Kenya Power signs contracts for implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project
27-11-2017 | 10:05:15
Kenya Power has signed a total of 23 contracts for the implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project (LMCP) funded by both the African Development Bank and the World Bank.
Wartsila-built solar power plant to deliver electricity to a million homes in Nigeria
27-11-2017 | 07:23:37
The technology group Wärtsilä has received a letter of award for a 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nigeria.
Kenya bets on renewable energy to sate rising demand
24-11-2017 | 08:15:00
CNN Market Place Africa follows a delegation of Kenyan utility managers and policy makers as they travel to the Solar Farm Project in the Californian desert to learn about more about the opportunities provided by solar power.
Vodacom unveils the biggest green building in Lesotho in sustainability drive
24-11-2017 | 06:58:17
Telecommunication company Vodacom has launched the biggest green building in Lesotho. Covered with solar panels, the building is carbon neutral and powered by renewable energy at its headquarters in Maseru.
Lumos launches nationwide solar electricity service in Côte d'Ivoire
14-11-2017 | 07:07:29
The Lumos Mobile Electricity Service aims to bring power to millions of people who do not currently have access to an affordable, reliable or clean energy supply.
SEFA invests $90,000 to support development of a biomass-to-power plant in South Africa
10-11-2017 | 08:32:00
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved $990,000 to eThala Management Services, to support the development of a 10-MW Biomass-to-Power plant to be located in the KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa.
[Egyt] Alfanar closes financing for the 50 Megawatt solar project under the feed-in-tariff program
07-11-2017 | 13:46:00
Alfanar Company has closed the financing for the development, construction, ownership and operation of a 50 MW solar PV plant in Egypt's Aswan province and which will be supported by Egypt's FiT program.
Phoenix Energy to construct solar plant within Benban Solar Park in Egypt
06-11-2017 | 06:56:39
Phoenix Energy of Safra, Lebanon participated in the official signing of the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Nubian Suns Feed-in-Tariff Financing Program in Cairo, Egypt.
Schneider Electric signs manufacturing partnership agreement with SDM Electrical Switchboards Botswana
03-11-2017 | 13:04:00
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is empowering the continent through supporting and addressing the transfer of skills and technology in the power and energy industry.
REDAVIA commissions largest solar minigrid in Tanzania
03-11-2017 | 11:30:00
REDAVIA a global leader in solar energy has invested in the largest minigrid in Tanzania connecting more rural people to the national grid.
[Kenya] JinkoSolar switches London Distillers to solar energy in largest commercial rooftop project in East Africa
02-11-2017 | 13:46:37
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd a global player in the photovoltaic (PV) industry has supplied 924 Kilowatts of PV modules to be installed on the rooftop of the London Distillers’ distillery in Athi River, Kenya.
EREN Renewable Energy and Access Power enter Egyptian renewable energy market with completion of financial close for two solar plants
31-10-2017 | 07:04:39
EREN Renewable Energy and its strategic partner Access Power have announced the successful financial close of two solar PV plants with a total capacity of 126MWp located in the Benban complex.
USAID announces $6.3 million in awards to bolster Sub-Saharan Africa's off-grid energy sector
30-10-2017 | 10:29:35
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will advance off-grid energy solutions in sub-Saharan Africa through several new awards announced at the Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa Conference in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
Total increases lubricant production capacity in Nigeria
26-10-2017 | 07:29:19
TOTAL Nigeria has commissioned the second High Speed Filling Machine in its Lubricant Blending Plant in Koko, Delta State in October 2017.
ENGIE partners with Fenix to accelerate development of off grid market in Africa
20-10-2017 | 06:46:00
ENGIE and Fenix have agreed on a transaction in which ENGIE will acquire 100 per cent of Fenix International, a next generation energy company, offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa.
Off grid solar capacity set to triple in Africa, report
06-10-2017 | 13:05:00
A new report has confirmed that Solar is now the fastest growing energy source in the world, and is making a major impact in Africa.