The African countries of Botswana and Cameroon have taken steps to add a combined 125MW of installed PV capacity to their respective national grids.
Developer Sola Group partners with institutional duo to raise ZAR400m for PPA-backed pipeline, meant to bring down C&I costs by aggregating deals.
Firm marks commercial launch of PPA-backed 40MW Mocuba, developed alongside private equity backer and touted as country’s first large-scale PV plant.
Warsaw unveils PLN1bn scheme to co-fund home PV, World Bank supports roll-out in Sahel state, Pacific kingdom breaks ground on off-grid solar.
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.
Matshela Koko says last year’s probe in South Africa has pushed him to ‘greater heights’ after securing Zimbabwe’s go-ahead to 100MW/240MWh plant.
Harare adopts solar duty waivers as Chinese firm shares upstream plans, UK-backed scheme targets 60 mini-grid systems, Sinohydro to deploy 20MW plant by Lagdo dam.
US player MCX to invest US$100 million to deploy 30-50MW installation at Mwale Medical and Technology City, with plans to break ground in November.
PV hybrid costs of US$0.20/kWh by 2030 would help install enough mini-grids to power half a billion people and close energy access gaps, says new report.
UN-, Netherlands-backed fund will invest US$850m in 1.7GW clean energy pipeline in African, Asian states, with solar meant to account for 40% of portfolio.
PV installation touted as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest to be commissioned this week, with Astronergy modules, Soltec trackers and Gamesa inverters.
Reatile Group has already invested in three projects being built by juwi in South Africa under the REIPPP.
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.