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January 4, 2018
The Church Pension Fund (CPF), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, has invested US$17 million in a fund that provides loans to microfinance institutions, distribution companies, and manufacturers in the off-grid solar sector in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
September 26, 2017
PV company Mobisol announced that it has signed off on an off-balance sheet debt deal with two energy funds managed by responsAbility — a leading asset manager in the field of development investments.
September 13, 2017
Mitsui & Co., a major Japanese industrial conglomerate, has formed a Joint Venture (JV) with leading India mini-grid developer OMC Power to expand their mini-grid business into Africa. The new JV is part of a ¥1 billion (US$9 million) equity investment by Mitsui in OMC Power.
September 6, 2017
Zimbabwe state-owned power company Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has applied to develop three solar PV plants with the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA).
August 25, 2017
Indian-based solar EPC firm Sterling & Wilson has started construction on a 54MW PV project in Kafue District, Zambia.
July 25, 2017
Redavia has commissioned an eight-container solar farm at Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in the Chunya district of Tanzania, which it claims to be the largest in the country.
July 19, 2017
Mobisol has secured funding from Finnfund for its East Africa expansion, CEFC's investment commitments more than doubled last fiscal year, Acciona is supplying renewable energy to Latin America's largest retail store chain, Sungrow has supplied inverters and an energy storage system to the Bahamas.
May 22, 2017
The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is starting to make tangible progress after several countries agreed to support commissioning of a study on a common risk mitigation mechanism (CRMM) for PV generation.
April 3, 2017
Hoda Atia Moustafa, Africa regional officer of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group, caught up with PV Tech to discuss the challenges of investing in PV in Africa.
March 31, 2017
PEG Africa is a pioneering pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar company focused on West Africa. Co-founder and CEO Hugh Whalan stopped by PV Tech to discuss why this business model is filling gaps in Africa's off-grid solar market, and how it has potential to evolve into meeting needs of consumers beyond electricity access.

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