EIB to back developer's 150MW pipeline across Africa, Swedish energy group eyes €500m raise, IRENA scheme seeks to standardise.
Funding of US$47 million will back the installation of stoves and others for over a million people in Kenya’s remote, electricity-deprived communities.
Results-Based Financing (RBF) mechanism for donors the key to providing rural clean energy access in Africa.
Greek firm is also working on hybrid projects in Tunisia and Nigeria.
African power sector company Globeleq has reached financial close on the 40MW Malindi Solar PV project in Malindi, Kenya and is commencing construction of the plant.
Marubeni Corporation has signed off on an agreement to acquire a stake in Azuri Technologies, entering into the solar home systems sector for off-grid areas in Africa. As a result of this deal, Marubeni’s investment will make the company the largest shareholder of Azuri.
Firm bags €154.3m as it floats renewable fund in London, inverter maker in deal with Solar-Log, US player acquires juwi's 60MW Colorado scheme.
Pre-selected names including Scatec Solar and Masdar have three months to finalise bids for world’s reported first saltwater floating PV scheme.
Projects were originally to be joint ventures with the government.
Renewable agency MASEN picks consortium for ~US$2.3bn project combining PV, storage and CSP in bid to benefit from ‘spectacular’ PV cost declines.
Monkey Bay Solar project will feature HDPE-based ‘islands’ anchored via underwater cabling some 250 metres off Lake Malawi’s shores, firm tells PV Tech
Ministerial move to allow direct clearing of 1-10MW projects by regulator NERSA will help 1GW pipeline awaiting approval ‘for years’, says PV body SAPVIA.
The German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) and the Becquerel Institute have posted a report on the solar markets in 10 African countries at Intersolar Europe, shedding light on what could be a decade headlined by growth across the continent when it comes to the development of PV energy.
Ethiopia’s PPP-DG has decided to scale up Round 2 of its Scaling Solar programme from four to six PV projects.
Facility would offer insurance protection to small and mid-sized renewable energy projects in Madagascar's bid to double power by 2030 through clean energy.