West Africa

Unlimited Solar Power: Floating Equatorial Panels
Floating solar panels could provide unlimited renewable energy to densely populated countries in Southeast Asia and West Africa, potentially powering a billion people by 2050. Our research shows Indonesia and Nigeria have the highest potential for offshore solar arrays, due to their maritime areas and equatorial environment.
Aug 4, 2023 // Floating PV, West Africa, Southeast Asia
Huawei To Provide 1 GW Solar plus 500 MW ESS Solution In Ghana For Meinergy
Huawei Digital Power Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei Digital Power) has actually signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Meinergy Technology Co., Ltd (Meinergy), the leading PV designer in West Africa.
Mar 8, 2022 // Plants, Storage, PV plants, West Africa, hydropower, energy storage system, Huawei Digital power, meinergy, Wu Guangwen
RP Global, Oolu develop C&I solar JV in West Africa with Nigerian debut
Renewables developer as well as financier RP Worldwide and solar supplier Oolu Solar are introducing a joint venture (JV) in West Africa to serve commercial as well as industrial (C&I) consumers in the region.
Jun 24, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, RP Global, Oolu, solar JV
Puma energy rolls out PV-batteries in Ghana
Solar and storage space systems totalling 422kW/ 224kWh have actually been installed at 14 websites
Apr 19, 2021 // Plants, Storage, West Africa, Solar Project, Puma Energy, Henry Osei, Mitchell Board
Daystar Power secures $38 million of funding
Daystar Power, off-grid power company, using hybrid power solutions to commercial and industrial services in West Africa, revealed an investment of $38 million. With the fundraise, the company will expand its procedures in its key markets of Nigeria as well as Ghana, while strengthening its existence in other regional nations such as Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal as well as Togo.
Jan 15, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, West Africa, Jasper Graf von Hardenberg, Daystar Power
Major Burkina Faso PV project secures €48.82m ‘Desert to Power’ loan
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will lend the government of Burkina Faso €48.82 million (US$54.04 million) to develop 208MWp of PV across the nation under its Desert to Power initiative.
Dec 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, solar pv, European Union, West Africa, AfDB, African Development Bank, Burkina Faso, French Development Agency
Pay-as-you-go solar startup receives $5m from EU
PEG Africa, a company offering pay-as-you-go solar to consumers and businesses in West Africa has received a $5 million investment from European Union initiative ElectriFi. The company says it has now secured more than $50 million and plans a major expansion.
Sep 5, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Engie, Mobisol, PEG Africa, West Africa, ElectriFi, Hugh Whalan