off-grid solar

January 14, 2021
West African off-grid solar electricity supplier raises US$38 million to expand its operations in in Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Togo.
October 21, 2020
Travel restrictions imposed by countries in response to the coronavirus pandemic have contribution to a slowdown in investment in rural electrification projects. Thomas Hillig examines the extent of the investment freeze and possible solutions to get capital flowing into much needed projects again
September 6, 2019
Newly-launched project at Bayero University Kano (BUK) will use solar (3.5MWp) and batteries (8.1MWh) to power universities and teaching hospitals.
September 3, 2019
Buyer now able to tap into three additional off-grid markets via new acquisition, unveiled five months after Mobisol’s preliminary insolvency filings.
August 9, 2019
Distribution networks and awareness campaigns help spur US$259m-a-year market of off-grid PV lighting, making a leader of a country where only 13% enjoy grid access.
July 24, 2019
Warsaw unveils PLN1bn scheme to co-fund home PV, World Bank supports roll-out in Sahel state, Pacific kingdom breaks ground on off-grid solar.
June 14, 2019
IRENA: China, US, EU shed jobs but India, Southeast Asia and Brazil see gains in year when off-grid solar rose to fore as potentially major future employer.
June 12, 2019
Funding of US$47 million will back the installation of stoves and others for over a million people in Kenya’s remote, electricity-deprived communities.

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