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June 26, 2024
Cost and risk factors can make countries facing energy access issues the most difficult for developers to build solar projects, despite their huge potential. Tom Kenning reports on two plug-and-play solutions that may provide a solution in off-grid locations.
June 11, 2024
Release by Scatec has unveiled plans to add 28.6MW of solar capacity and 19.2MWh of battery energy storage systems to its Cameroon portfolio.
June 10, 2024
The Global Solar Council (GSC) has unveiled a new brand, and a new working strategy built around three 'pillars'.
June 6, 2024
Investment in solar PV is expected to surpass all other generation technologies combined with over US$500 billion, according to a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
May 7, 2024
Zambian developer GEI Power and Turkish energy technology firm YEO are planning a 60MWp/20MWh solar-plus-storage project in Zambia, expected online by September 2025.
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May 6, 2024
JP Casey explores some of the latest trends shaping Africa's solar sector, where the C&I segment in particular is surging ahead.
April 15, 2024
Pure New Energy (PNE) has sold the 240MW Khauta solar project in South Africa to the NOA Group, an energy company based in the country.
April 8, 2024
Japanese conglomerate Toyota Tsusho Corporation has established a new joint venture (JV) seeking to develop renewable energy projects across Africa.
February 8, 2024
CrossBoundary Energy will develop a hybrid solar PV, BESS and thermal energy project at the Baomahun gold mine in Sierra Leone.
January 2, 2024
Globeleq has finalised its acquisition of a 75% stake in the 41MW Central Solar de Mocuba solar project in Mozambique from Scatec KLP.

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