scaling solar

June 21, 2019
Uzbekistan joins the Scaling Solar programme, FTC Solar extends its order book in Vietnam plus finance news from Singapore and Vietnam.
May 8, 2019
Ethiopia’s PPP-DG has decided to scale up Round 2 of its Scaling Solar programme from four to six PV projects.
April 29, 2019
Italian firm Enel finishes its first project in the African country standing at 34MW capacity.
April 17, 2019
African country kickstarts the second round of its World Bank-led PV programme, while first 250MWac tender approaches final proposal stage.
April 4, 2019
Ethiopia has issued Request for Proposals (RFP) as part of its 250MWac Scaling Solar tender, asking the 12 pre-qualified bidders to submit their final proposals before the end of June.
March 12, 2019
President Lungu cuts red ribbon of 54MW Bangwelulu project, the first to be tendered, financed and built under the World Bank’s Scaling Solar programme.
November 14, 2018
French energy giant ENGIE has signed power purchase agreements for two solar power plants in Senegal.
August 22, 2018
Enel Green Power (EGP), an arm of Italian power giant Enel, has started the construction of its first PV plant in Zambia, standing at 34MW capacity.
July 11, 2018
A number of international initiatives have helped large-scale solar gain a foothold in Africa. The question now is how the market for this segment will develop beyond these programmes and how much capacity grids will be able to support.
April 6, 2018
CORRECTION: French power giant Engie and investment firm Meridiam have been awarded two solar PV projects totalling 60MW(AC) in Senegal with record low prices ranging between Euro cents 3.80-3.98/kWh.

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