clean energy summit africa

March 9, 2017
West Africa’s Mail is to build its first ever solar PV project with a little help from the African Development Bank (AfDB).
March 7, 2017
Last week the EU’s Africa Renewable Energy Initiative announced 14 new renewable energy projects across the continent, representing 1.7GW, with a total potential investment of almost €4 billion.
March 1, 2017
Commercial, industrial and residential solar provider SolarAfrica has installed what is claimed to be East Africa’s largest industrial solar system in Kenya.
February 28, 2017
GreenWish Partners, a competitive and reliable renewable power provider with headquarters in Paris and across Africa, has been successful in implementing utility-scale PV plants in Africa. With a mission to demonstrate the potential of renewable energy to fuel the economic and social development of the continent, the company is well on its way to achieving its 600MW of installed capacity in Africa goal. GreenWish caught up with PV Tech to discuss the key ingredients in achieving such a feat in a region where large-scale projects have traditionally been difficult to commission.
February 22, 2017
Karim Megherbi, director of Origination for Africa & Central Asia at Dubai-based Access Power stopped by PV Tech to discuss why West Africa will materialise as the next hotspot for solar PV and how investors can take advantage of this.
February 10, 2017
Jacob Zuma, the South African president, announced on Thursday that the country’s biggest utility Eskom will indeed sign the outstanding PPAs won in the fourth round of the successful Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
February 10, 2017
Oriental Renewable Solutions, a subsidiary of the Oriental Group has formed a 50:50 equity partnership with GreenWish Partners to co-develop a 50MW solar PV project in Jigawa State, Nigeria.
July 21, 2016
Canadian energy company Nova Scotia Power Development Limited (NSPDL) has partnered with CDIL, a fellow Canadian renewable energy company with projects focused in Africa, for an 80MW ground-mount solar project in Nigeria.

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