Africa

September 26, 2022
A subsidiary of solar EPC Sterling and Wilson has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Nigeria to develop and construct a portfolio of PV and battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in the country.
PV Tech Premium
September 19, 2022
The proliferation of solar requires PV projects to adapt to their grid surroundings, which increasingly entails connecting alongside adjacent technologies, be it energy storage, other renewables or green hydrogen. Amid the growing threat of curtailment, Jules Scully looks at the rise of the ‘solar-plus’ market and the financial models underpinning it.
September 12, 2022
A subsidiary of Australian mining company Fortescue Metals Group is looking to construct a green hydrogen facility in Egypt that could feature 9.2GW of solar and wind generation.
September 7, 2022
Pay-as-you-go solar company Bboxx has gained access to four additional African markets with the acquisition of distributed energy resources provider PEG Africa.
September 1, 2022
Independent power producer Scatec will construct a 50MW solar project in Botswana after signing a 25-year power purchase agreement with state-owned utility Botswana Power Corporation.
August 30, 2022
IPP Globeleq has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a green hydrogen hub in Egypt with up to 9GW of solar PV and wind power.
PV Tech Premium
August 4, 2022
PV Tech Premium unpicks South Africa's recently unveiled policy measures aimed at tackling the country's energy crisis and boosting renewables deployment.
July 26, 2022
South Africa's government has unveiled a raft of measures to bolster renewables deployment in the country as it responds to is energy crisis.
July 18, 2022
African power company Ncondezi Energy has launched a feasibility study for a hybrid solar-storage project earmarked for Mozambique.
July 15, 2022
Solar and wind trade bodies have united to organise the Africa Renewables Investment Summit to drive renewable energy financing in the continent.

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