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January 20, 2017
Gigawatt Global, a multinational renewable energy company and partner of Obama’s Power Africa initiative, has broken ground on its 1GW solar programme with the 7.5MW solar project in Burundi.
November 10, 2016
EDF and Off Grid Electric, a distributed solar company in Africa, have announced a large-scale partnership to supply off-grid solar power in West Africa.
October 24, 2016
This weekend Senegal began construction on one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest solar offerings with the 20MW Senergy 2 project in Bokhol.
October 13, 2016
Nigeria’s Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) has approved a new regulation that gives distribution companies licences to use mini-grids to accelerate electrification across the country.
October 12, 2016
Despite regulatory ambiguities, the general consensus from industry stakeholders at this year’s Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live exhibition is that Africa’s solar sector is ripe for new entrants, posing a significant opportunity that should not be missed.
October 7, 2016
Dutch development bank FMO has provided a US$14.7 million loan for a 10MW solar project in Uganda that will be developed and owned by international IPP Building Energy.
September 22, 2016
d.light, a solar solutions provider for communities without access to reliable power, has secured US$22.5 million in new financing to grow its PayGo business into additional off-grid territories.
August 26, 2016
Not-for-profit GivePower Foundation, created by US firm SolarCity, has installed the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) first minigrid using solar and battery storage at Virunga National Park.
August 15, 2016
Omotayo Dairo, founder and chief executive of Nigeria-based wind and renewable energy firm Quintas Renewable Energy Solutions, discusses whether Nigeria's recent PPA signings will translate into realised projects.

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