April 16, 2019
Rendeavour has installed its first solar power plant in Kenya, as part of a 30MW strategy for Tatu City, the company's new city development in Nairobi.
December 6, 2018
Kenya's government has launched a plan for total electrification in the country by 2022, which acknowledges the role that off-grid systems, mini-grids and stand-alone solar plants can have in complementing extensions to the grid and mitigating higher loads.
December 4, 2018
JinkoSolar has supplied 55.7MW of its high-efficiency modules to the Garissa Solar Power Plant in Kenya, which is expected to be one of the largest solar power plants in central and eastern Africa once it is completed.
November 12, 2018
Remote mines, cement factories and shopping malls are a major catalyst for commercial and industrial (C&I) PV in Africa. A new survey from consultancy THEnergy aims to capture the progress so far and the scale of the opportunity to come. The firm's managing director Dr Thomas Hillig explains more, including how you can help assist the work.
November 5, 2018
Singapore's EDB consults on 100MW floating solar, ADB funds Mongolia 41MW distributed solar-wind-storage project, Solarcentury to install solar panels at Moi International Airport in Kenya.
August 30, 2018
Tata installs solar system at Mumbai cricket stadium, Azuri and Unilever partner in Kenya to offer pay-as-you-go solar home lighting, BayWa r.e opens renewable energy control centre to support Asia Pacific
July 13, 2018
UK development finance institution CDC and its Africa-focused independent power producer Globeleq are providing US$66 million in debt financing for Malindi Solar Group to build a 52MW solar PV plant in Southeast Kenya.
June 26, 2018
A veteran of Kenya’s renewable energy industry has argued strongly in favour of lead acid batteries over lithium-ion, in response to a recent article on off-grid solar PV in Africa.
June 6, 2018
SunFunder has established a US$1.2 million facility for Questworks, a Kenyan firm focused on developing a pipeline of commercial and industrial (C&I) PV projects within the country.
May 31, 2018
Private Kenyan power firm Kenergy Renewables has signed off on a 20-year deal to sell 40MW of PV power to the country’s state-run utility, Reuters reports.

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