Government of Abdelaziz Djerad chooses PV as sole technology of a US$3.2-3.6 billion deployment roadmap from 2020 to 2024, amid plans to use the power both domestically and abroad.
Solar reps join push to ensure government adds green energy to list of sectors allowed back to work starting next month, amid talk of paralysed 2.23GW under-construction pipeline.
New deal will see green energy body IRENA assist with large-scale roll-out of solar and others, a plan for continent to tap into its vast renewable resources to power its response to COVID-19.
Clean energy victory as court dismisses final attempt by coal lobby to revoke 2GW+ of PPAs signed by wind and solar IPPs and troubled utility Eskom.
China Energy Engineering Corporation makes EPC arrangements with subsidiaries for US$500 million project.
French firm Urbasolar to build 30MW solar project in the Balé province of Burkina Faso. Amea Power breaks ground on 50MW solar project in Blitta of Central Togo.
Renewable energy body MASEN launches tender to pick firms to deploy portfolio at nine preliminary locations country-wide, with the government set to pre-equip sites.
Consortium bags contract for Gafsa PV plant after submitting a bid of US$0.0272/kWh, for 500MW solar tender meant to kickstart still-dormant clean energy market.
ACWA Power has penned two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Ethiopia’s state-owned Ethiopian Electric Power for 250MWac of solar in the nation.
Cecilia Keating concludes PV Tech’s end-of-year review, with a look back at Q4 2019's highlights, where bifacial modules narrowly missed being added to President Trump's broader suite of solar tariffs, free-market solar swept Europe, the world's climate priorities were put under the microscope at COP25, and sub-Saharan Africa wrestled with major energy crises.
Country reeling from widespread power cuts says Abu Dhabi Prince has agreed to assist with roll-out of 2GW solar portfolio nationwide, with Lake Kariba singled out as impromptu battery.
EDF Renewables invests to acquire undisclosed share in local firm managing 170MW portfolio of solar projects in operations, under construction and advanced development.
Development finance duo sponsor US$154m scheme to support government of drought-stricken African nation as it deploys 100MW green energy pipeline with the help of feed-in tariffs.
The World Bank-backed programme will support the development, tendering and financing of a 60MW PV project duo in the West African state.
After issuing a tender earlier this year for 40MW of PV capacity by 2020 and 40MW of biomass in 2021, the Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority has released a list of 13 pre-qualified bidders that will now take part in the request for proposal (RFP) process.