Large-scale solar blossoms in Africa

A number of international initiatives have helped large-scale solar gain a foothold in Africa. The question now is how the market for this segment will develop beyond these programmes and how much capacity grids will be able to support.

Enel consortium wins 100MW Ethiopia solar tender

A consortium including Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian power giant Enel, and Ethiopian infrastructure company Orchid Business Group has won a 100MW solar tender floated by the utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP).