off-grid

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
February 18, 2020
New report finds off-grid solar has come a long way but continues to require major investment to serve the remaining 840 million people that still have no access to power.
November 28, 2019
Total Quadran, French energy company Total’s renewables subsidiary has completed the Helio Bououparis 2 solar farm on New Caledonia and ENGIE EPS, formerly Electro Power Systems, the energy storage system (ESS) for the New Caledonia island of Lifou.
June 10, 2019
Results-Based Financing (RBF) mechanism for donors the key to providing rural clean energy access in Africa.
May 15, 2019
Indian ministry issues notice for old off-grid solar plants to be connected to the grid, after receiving requests from state nodal and implementing agencies.
May 8, 2019
Japanese conglomerate invests in GridMarket, a company focused on distributed generation projects using battery storage, solar PV, fuel cells, and combined heat and power.
April 2, 2019
Asia becomes major driver of 94GW PV addition worldwide, with other frontrunners including the US, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Egypt and Mexico.
March 26, 2019
French energy giant teams up with a Myanmar-focused off-grid energy specialist to help spur rural electrification across the Southeast Asian country with mini-grids combining PV, diesel and battery storage.
March 12, 2019
Loan to help FinLux Ellen Sarl allocate kits and appliances to schools, hospitals, businesses and households.

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