sahel

October 2, 2019
32MW Djermaya is contracted to sell power to the diesel-monopolised national utility and will mark series of debuts for African state, including its first electricity private-public-partnership.
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.
April 24, 2019
Two financing institutions recognise the need for solar proliferation in remote, rural parts of the Sahel and West Africa.
March 12, 2019
Loan to help FinLux Ellen Sarl allocate kits and appliances to schools, hospitals, businesses and households.
December 14, 2018
Earlier this year, the African Development Bank announced plans to facilitate 10GW of solar across the barren, semi-arid Sahel region of Sub-Saharan Africa. PV Tech investigated how increasing human pressure on the land and the widespread cutting down of trees for wood and charcoal for fuel can be alleviated by solar PV technology.
May 29, 2018
The Green Climate Fund, the African Development Bank (ADfB) and Africa50 investment fund are to collaborate on bringing solar energy to the Sahel region in the wake of ADfB launching its 10GW plan.
January 31, 2018
This is expected to supply power to 250 million people, with 90 million of these provided through off-grid systems.

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