EDF buys minority risk in off-grid expert Bboxx's Kenyan company
International energy gigantic EDF has actually purchased a 23% stake in off-grid solar company Bboxx's Kenyan business.
Feb 26, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, EDF, Kenya, Africa, aiim, bboxx, distributed solar, mini-grids, Togo, mini-grid, off-grid, africa solar, global energy summit, Anshul Patel, Valerie Levkov
Kenya's largest dairy producer wishes to purchase solar
New Kenya Cooperative Creameries has actually finalized the preliminary phase of a tender to acquire power from a solar center that will certainly be developed at its brand-new KCC Sotik Factory. The setup is anticipated to cover around 40% of the site's power demands.
Jun 25, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Kenya, Africa
Kenyan floating solar crowdfunding bid might once again wind up smelling of roses
German business Ecoligo is offering mini financial investment in the building and construction of a 69 kW floating solar plant on the tank of a blossom ranch.
Jun 11, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Kenya, Africa, Ecoligo
Earth's magnetic field affecting PV panel efficiency
Scientists in Kenya claim the geomagnetic area could reduce solar panel conversion effectiveness 0.21% between the equator and a 50-degree latitude. Their analysis showed the complicated electromagnetic field can identify boosts in component fill aspect as well as falls in optimal power.
Jun 11, 2020 // Technology, Kenya, Africa, PV panel
Voltalia certain regarding eco-friendly strategies in 2020 in spite of COVID-19 spread
Voltalia has actually preserved its eco-friendly development projections for 2020 regardless of the beginning of the COVID-19 break out, keeping in mind nonetheless there is a possibility the emergency situation can postpone some agreements.
Mar 23, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, France, Voltalia, South america, Latin america, Europe, Brazil, Kenya, Africa, Coronavirus, covid-19
Kenyan utility launches tender for PV panel manufacturing facility
The electrical energy firm desires a solar module fab at its Tana Power Station in Murang'an area. The manufacturing facility would certainly have a preliminary annual production capability of 10 MW.
Mar 12, 2020 // Manufacturing News, tender, Kenya, Africa
Top Five Emerging Markets for Clean Energy Investment
Jan 31, 2020 // Market Research, India, China, Chile, South america, Brazil, Asia, Kenya, Africa
Solar Water Farm developed by GivePower provides 35,000 Kenyan residents with drinkable water daily
The innovative solar-powered solution for turning salty water into fresh water suitable for consumption has been installed in Kenyan village of Kiunga, on the Indian Ocean Coast.
Nov 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Kenya, GivePower, Africa
Kenya’s Kisumu County launches tender for solar mini-grids
The local authority is seeking proposals to build mini-grids with generation capacities of more than 5 kW to power hospitals, markets, water pumping and street lighting. The council has expressed a strong preference for the build, operate and transfer project development model.
Nov 1, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, tender, Kenya, Africa, mini-grids
80 MW of Kenyan PV projects get €106m boost from Europe
The European Investment Bank and the Netherlands Development Finance Company have each provided €53 million for the Radiant and Eldosol solar projects.
Sep 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, Kenya, Africa, european investment bank, Netherlands Development Finance Company, Frontier Energy, DL Group, Paramount Bank, Dr Frederick Nyang, David Kariuki
European Investment Bank and FMO go halves on 80MW of Kenyan solar
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Dutch development bank FMO have agreed to finance the construction and operation of a duo of Kenyan solar plants that have a combined capacity of 80MW.
Sep 25, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, utility-scale PV, Kenya, Africa, east africa, european investment bank, frontier energ, fmo, grid-connected pv, David Langat, Ayaz Merali
Solar-powered desalination plant in Kenya gives fresh water to 25,000 people a day
New solar-powered desalination plant provides fresh water in Kenya. The plant is already able to support 25,000 people a day. As more water-scarce regions pop up worldwide, technology such as this offers an energy efficient way to provide fresh water.
Aug 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, TESLA, Elon Musk, Kenya, desalination, Hayes Barnard, GivePower, World Health Organization, water, Africa