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4th December 2020
Total Kenya Connects 107 Service Stations to Solar Energy
Total Kenya has connected one-hundred-and-seven (107) of its service stations to solar energy, which confirms the subsidiary of the French Oil and Gas group as one of the energy companies...
8th November 2020
Eswatini Calls for Tenders for the Construction of a Solar Plant at International Airport III
The Eswatini Civil Aviation Authority (ESWACAA) has launched a call for expressions of interest for the construction of an 850-kW solar photovoltaic power plant at International Airport III in the...
28th October 2020
16.2 Million Euros Secured for the Funding of Madagascar’s Largest Solar Power Plant
GreenYellow, Axian, Societe Generale, GuarantCo and African Guarantee Fund have closed a Managing General Agent (MGA) 73.8 billion (€16.2 million/$19 million) transaction for the debt funding of the largest solar...
12th October 2020
President Akufo-Addo Commissions Lawra Solar Power Plant in Ghana
The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo commissioned a 6.5-megawatt solar power plant in Lawra in the Upper West Region on Saturday, 10th October 2020. In...
27th September 2020
Burkina Faso Inaugurates First Solar Panel Manufacturing Plant; Tunisia Issues Fresh Tender for Solar Projects
The Prime Minister of Burkina Faso has inaugurated the country's first solar panel production plant in the industrial zone of Kossodo. Owned by Faso Energy, the plant can produce 60...
18th September 2020
Tlou Energy Calls for Tender for Proposed 66KV Transmission line in Botswana
Tlou Energy has provided an update on its proposed transmission line to connect Tlou's Lesedi Power project to the electricity grid in Botswana. Tlou is a company that focuses on...
16th September 2020
South Africa to Build Power Plants with a Combined Capacity of 11,813MW from 2022
South Africa has launched a program to build new power plants with a combined capacity of 11,813 MW. The power stations will be built from 2022 to strengthen national electricity...
7th September 2020
EBRD grants $54 million to Acwa for Solar Power Plant in Egypt
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided $54 million to Acwa Power for the construction of the Kom Ombo solar photovoltaic power plant. The clean energy solar...
6th September 2020
Solar and Wind Accounted for 67% of Power Plants Built in 2019 – BNEF
According to a report by BloombergNEF, solar and wind power plants accounted for 67% of new capacity put in place with 118 gigawatts in 2019. The "Power Transition Trends 2020"...
26th August 2020
Algeria to Launch 1,000 MW Solar Plant Installation
The government of Algeria plans to set up 1,000 megawatts of solar capacity to be distributed in medium-sized plants. It plans to launch two 500 megawatts of solar power plants...