africa

February 1, 2021
Hydropower plants across Africa could double their capacity if just 1% of their reservoirs are used to install floating solar projects, new research suggests.
January 14, 2021
West African off-grid solar electricity supplier raises US$38 million to expand its operations in in Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Togo.
January 12, 2021
The amount of non-hydro renewables such as solar in Africa is likely to remain below 10% in 2030, although there are significant regional differences.
October 14, 2020
Risen Energy has landed a 1.5GW bifacial module supply deal with an unnamed, yet “well-known” independent power producer.
September 11, 2020
A round-up of the latest solar industry news from around the world, as Aquila picks up its first solar projects in Portugal, one of Europe’s hottest solar markets, and Dehui lays claim to being Vietnam’s first module manufacturer to produce next-generation panels.
September 9, 2020
NTPC, India’s largest power company, is aiming to add more than 5GW of new solar capacity in the next two years as it builds its renewables presence overseas thanks to a collaboration with the International Solar Alliance (ISA).
May 22, 2020
Government of Abdelaziz Djerad chooses PV as sole technology of a US$3.2-3.6 billion deployment roadmap from 2020 to 2024, amid plans to use the power both domestically and abroad.
April 29, 2020
Solar reps join push to ensure government adds green energy to list of sectors allowed back to work starting next month, amid talk of paralysed 2.23GW under-construction pipeline.
April 20, 2020
New deal will see green energy body IRENA assist with large-scale roll-out of solar and others, a plan for continent to tap into its vast renewable resources to power its response to COVID-19.
March 19, 2020
Clean energy victory as court dismisses final attempt by coal lobby to revoke 2GW+ of PPAs signed by wind and solar IPPs and troubled utility Eskom.

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