The African countries of Botswana and Cameroon have taken steps to add a combined 125MW of installed PV capacity to their respective national grids.
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.
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.
InfraCo Africa backs 50MW Cameroon project, Czech Republic installs 7MW of solar plants so far in 2018, Brazilian beer company Ambev eyes solar.
Enerray, though the company EB Solaire, is developing a 30MW PV project in Cameroon, with Enerray set to serve as EPC provider for the plant.