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.
The plant will reduce two gold mines' reliance on thermal power and is the latest in a string of solar projects recently unveiled by mining companies.
The financing for the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG) will go partly towards helping integrate renewables to the grid.
European renewables developer Baywa r.e. will deploy a solar-plus-storage project for a goldmine in Mali.
GCF backs US$537m scheme to lower credit barriers for solar (280MW) and wind (50MW) IPPs in African country, in year when Eskom’s woes have cast doubts over state-offtaker route.
32MW Djermaya is contracted to sell power to the diesel-monopolised national utility and will mark series of debuts for African state, including its first electricity private-public-partnership.
Financiers will each pump US$53 million into the deployment of two adjacent 40MW solar farms already being built by EPC contractor Grupotec.
Integrated solar power producer, Scatec Solar has raised its growth targets in its key markets, due to strong demand.
Saudi firm, one of five firms to submit proposals for two World Bank-backed projects, said to have produced Africa-wide milestone with tariff of US$25.26/MWh.
Roll-out of about 30,000 PV systems is possible if private players step in to help, says Energy minister of country with almost non-existent solar sector despite 55GW potential.
Newly-launched project at Bayero University Kano (BUK) will use solar (3.5MWp) and batteries (8.1MWh) to power universities and teaching hospitals.