June 30, 2016
The second Solar and Off-Grid Renewables West Africa event in Ghana in April heard mixed views on the progress of solar in the region. But with the first projects reaching completion and others moving forward, brighter times seem to be around the corner. Tom Kenning reports
April 27, 2016
Off-grid solar specialist Nova-Lumos has received a £150,000 grant from the SolarNigera Programme (SNP), an initiative of the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) implemented by Adam Smith International, to help accelerate its operations in northern Nigeria.
April 20, 2016
Significant increases of utility tariffs in Nigeria and Ghana are improving the business case for solar by providing money to utilities and bringing competition to the power market, according to energy developers.
April 20, 2016
A glut of solar-based products failing across Nigeria has been caused by a lack of clarity around ownership and alleged cases of corruption, according to member of the World Energy Council (WEC).
April 5, 2016
CT Cosmos, a subsidiary of Nigeria’s Communication Towers Ltd, has established plans to build a 70MW solar farm worth US$150 million, according to several local reports.
February 17, 2016
India-based solar EPC firm Sterling & Wilson (S&W) plans to open four offices in Africa by the end of this year, having opened a new solar division in Lagos, Nigeria.
December 2, 2015
The UK branch of Swiss PV manufacturer Luxra claims to have lined up a 300MW PV pipeline in Nigeria.
November 11, 2015
Developer Access Infra Africa and asset management firm Quaint Global Energy Solutions are to co-invest in a 50MW PV project in Nigeria.

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