PV reaps lion's share of seventh funding round of IRENA/ADFD's project facility, set to back solar ventures in Africa and the Caribbean totalling at least 42.5MW.
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.
Loan to help FinLux Ellen Sarl allocate kits and appliances to schools, hospitals, businesses and households.
Representatives from both the Republic of Chad and UAE-based renewable energy developer Amea Power have signed off on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a 120MW PV project.
A consortium including InfraCo Africa and Smart Energies International has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Chad’s national utility La Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNE) for a 60MW solar project.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced this week that it will fund the construction of Chad’s first large-scale solar project.
Last week the EU’s Africa Renewable Energy Initiative announced 14 new renewable energy projects across the continent, representing 1.7GW, with a total potential investment of almost €4 billion.