Africa

Italy Boosts Green Energy Imports with Africa Link Project
Italy's Medlink project, backed by Zhero and led by Giorgia Meloni, aims to import cheap green energy from North Africa, boosting Italy's energy security and international standing.
May 24, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, Italy, Europe, Africa
Voltalia secures 130-MW solar park deal in Tunisia
Voltalia SA to build 130-MW solar park in Tunisia, powering over 700,000 people. CEO Clerc praises country's renewable energy potential and commitment to sustainable future.
May 9, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Voltalia, Tunisia, Africa, PV Power Plant
AMEA Power's 120-MW Solar Project Lights Up South Africa
AMEA Power secures 20-year PPA with Eskom for 120-MW solar park in South Africa, supporting renewable energy goals with USD 120 million investment.
May 3, 2024 // Plants, Africa, South Africa
Green Giant Zambia: SkyPower's 1GW Solar Game-Changer
SkyPower Global and ZESCO join forces to boost Zambia's renewable energy capacity, driving sustainable growth and economic development in Africa.
Apr 26, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, Africa, zambia, North America, SkyPower Global, Zambia Electricity
Power Play: Globeleq's Solar Stake in Egypt
Globeleq boosts its stake in Egypt's solar power with acquisition of Winnergy plant, generating clean electricity for the country's grid.
Apr 23, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Asia, Africa, Egypt, PV Power Plant, Globeleq
German Firm PNE Sells 240-MW Solar Project in S. Africa
PNE AG sells 240-MW solar project in South Africa to NOA Group Ltd, aiming to provide clean energy to mining and agricultural sectors.
Apr 10, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant
Angola's Solar Revolution: Govt Officials Unveil 26-MW Park
Angola's Saurimo solar park shines bright, powering progress towards clean energy goals for a brighter, sustainable future.
Apr 4, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Angola, PV Power Plant
Teraco's Green Power Plan: Data Centers Go Renewable
Teraco Data Environments Ltd. leads the way in sustainable energy with a new power plant in South Africa, reducing reliance on Eskom and boosting renewables.
Feb 28, 2024 // Plants, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant, Teraco Data Environments
Gauteng Province's 800-MW Solar Project to Tackle Energy Crisis
South Africa's Gauteng province tackles energy crisis with 800 MW solar farm cluster and 14 micro-grid plants, ensuring power stability for communities and healthcare facilities.
Feb 27, 2024 // Plants, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant
IFC and SIMA Invest $150M in Solar Green Bonds for African Projects
IFC and SIMA Funds join forces to finance solar projects in Africa, supporting small businesses and promoting sustainable energy solutions. A game-changer for the continent's solar sector.
Feb 8, 2024 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, ifc, Africa, Solar Project, SIMA
Energy Vault's Gravity Storage to Revolutionize Southern Africa's Energy Landscape
Gravity Energy Storage Solutions partners with Energy Vault to revolutionize energy storage in Southern Africa, addressing power shortages and accelerating the transition to clean, sustainable energy.
Feb 2, 2024 // Storage, Africa, South Africa, Energy Vault
AMEA Power and Hidropower Partner for 125-MWp Solar Project in Mozambique
AMEA Power and Hidropower join forces to develop a 125 MWp solar project in Mozambique, bringing clean energy to over 150,000 homes and reducing CO2 emissions by 232,900 tonnes annually.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, Commercial, Africa, amea power, Mozambique, PV Power Plant, Hidropower
Globeleq's Debt Restructuring Boosts South African Solar Power
Globeleq's debt restructuring for its solar plants in South Africa aims to reduce costs, lower electricity prices, and benefit local communities and shareholders.
Jan 19, 2024 // Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant, Globeleq
Africa's Renewable Energy Potential: Powering the Continent's Future
Unlocking Africa's renewable energy potential: A joint study reveals the continent's ability to achieve 80% renewable energy by 2040, but calls for increased investment and a shift away from coal and gas-fired power plants.
Jan 17, 2024 // Plants, Africa
Scatec Sells Mozambique Solar Plant to Globeleq, Boosts Portfolio
Scatec ASA sells majority stake in Mocuba solar power plant to Globeleq, generating a net gain of $4m. The plant has a 25-year power purchase agreement and produces 75 GWh annually.
Jan 11, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Scatec, Africa, Mozambique, PV Power Plant, Globeleq