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May 11, 2023
British renewables company Savannah Energy has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the government of Niger to develop up to 200MW of solar PV.
February 2, 2023
Activities under the new Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project, a US$311 million regional project for which the World Bank supports, have started in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
December 9, 2019
AfDB's Sahel programme will sponsor the development of four 52MWp plants to help the energy-impoverished West African nation boost capacity by 15%.
July 23, 2019
World Bank’s IFC, the EIB and Proparco pour €38 million into PPA-backed projects contracted last year at €0.0380-0.0398/kWh, paving way for construction.
May 7, 2019
EDF signs PPA for 60MW PV project near Athens, Daystar Power partners with Swedish investment platform to finance solar in West Africa, Solar energy from Total to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses.
March 4, 2019
IPP support in Nigeria and small-scale PV in South Africa among schemes awarded funds as institution approves broader US$440 million allocation.
February 25, 2019
Experts needed for project meant to deliver solar generation milestones of 2GW by 2020 and 10GW by 2030 across region.
December 11, 2018
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing nearly half the funding necessary for a scheme to deploy solar mini-grids across 100 villages in Burkina Faso.
May 31, 2018
Close on heels of its recent announcement on forming a new global unit focused on the hybrid and energy storage market, Indian EPC Sterling and Wilson has won a captive solar-diesel-storage microgrid project in Africa. PV Tech caught up with Vish Iyer, global head of business development, strategy and marketing for the Hybrid and Energy Storage division at Sterling and Wilson, to find out more.
May 31, 2018
Indian EPC firm Sterling and Wilson has won its first large-scale hybrid and energy storage turnkey EPC contract order in Western Africa, including what it believes to be both the largest battery storage project and single battery installation in the whole continent.

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