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June 18, 2019
Development financier and aid agency to invest heavily in clean energy projects, energy efficiency and power sector reform in the region.
November 19, 2017
PV Tech caught up with Thomas Chrometzka, energy programme director for GIZ Thailand, to discuss the country's rooftop PV situation, with the Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia conference kicking off today in Bangkok.
September 25, 2017
Indian contractor Dynasty Oil & Gas has started work on a 10MW solar PV project at Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
August 2, 2017
A pay-to-own solar system will be developed in Zambia by MTN, Africa’s largest telecoms company, in partnership with Fenix International, who is extending ReadyPay Power.
February 16, 2017
Power Africa, the USAID-funded energy initiative created under the Obama administration, has announced plans to invest US$1 billion in Nigeria’s energy sector, according to programme co-ordinator Andrew Herscowitz.
February 8, 2017
News in Brief: NRG commissions a 3.15MW Florida solar plant with Lakeland Electric, Power Africa reaches 30,000 new solar connections in Nigeria, PayGo solar company Azuri nets US$5 million for off-grid expansion in Africa, UPS will expand its solar capacity five-fold and India's BHEL bags its biggest single rooftop PV order.
November 28, 2016
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced US$4 million in new investments for off-grid solar in Africa during the COP22 conference in Marrakesh, Morocco.
November 2, 2016
Leading pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar provider PEG Africa has raised US$1.5 million in debt financing that will provide for enough solar home systems for 75,000 residents in Ghana.
May 20, 2016
US environmental EPC contractor Tetra Tech has received US$84 million in additional contract funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to expand the US government-led Power Africa programme.
April 12, 2016
Indian developer Mytrah energy has received a direct loan facility of up to US$175 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help fund the development of solar and wind projects in Mytrah’s pipeline.

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