burkina faso

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.
February 5, 2020
French firm Urbasolar to build 30MW solar project in the Balé province of Burkina Faso. Amea Power breaks ground on 50MW solar project in Blitta of Central Togo.
January 13, 2020
PV reaps lion's share of seventh funding round of IRENA/ADFD's project facility, set to back solar ventures in Africa and the Caribbean totalling at least 42.5MW.
December 9, 2019
AfDB's Sahel programme will sponsor the development of four 52MWp plants to help the energy-impoverished West African nation boost capacity by 15%.
October 23, 2019
The plant will reduce two gold mines' reliance on thermal power and is the latest in a string of solar projects recently unveiled by mining companies.
April 25, 2019
Proventus providing €80 million credit facility to Better Energy, ADFD approves US$10M for rural electrification project in Burkina Faso, SolarHome raises US$ 1 million from Trirec.
March 4, 2019
IPP support in Nigeria and small-scale PV in South Africa among schemes awarded funds as institution approves broader US$440 million allocation.
December 11, 2018
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing nearly half the funding necessary for a scheme to deploy solar mini-grids across 100 villages in Burkina Faso.
July 19, 2018
Cleantech to build 4.5MW rooftop solar project for Singaporean semiconductor manufacturer, Voltalia opens Cairo office, AfDB providing €18 million funding for Burkina Faso energy sector reform
March 28, 2018
Orange, which already provides energy access through solar to residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Madagascar, is extending its services to Burkina Faso, and further ahead in Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire by June this year.

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