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.
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.
Two financing institutions recognise the need for solar proliferation in remote, rural parts of the Sahel and West Africa.
Loan to help FinLux Ellen Sarl allocate kits and appliances to schools, hospitals, businesses and households.
The Green Climate Fund, the African Development Bank (ADfB) and Africa50 investment fund are to collaborate on bringing solar energy to the Sahel region in the wake of ADfB launching its 10GW plan.
This is expected to supply power to 250 million people, with 90 million of these provided through off-grid systems.