Africa

Gambia keeps solar passion
The nation's power utility has actually finished the pre-selection procedure to look for designers for a 20 MW solar project in the Banjul area. The project will certainly include as much as 4 PV plants and also will certainly be established under the nationwide Electricity Restoration and also Modernization Project.
Mar 26, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Storage, Policy, PV plants, Africa, Gambia, NAWEC
Creating super-strong solar components for the tropics
A global study group has actually specified the functional criteria required to make as well as make crystalline silicon PV components for exotic environments. The team recommended a back-junction, back-contact cell technology with a careful laser soldering strategy it declares uses the most effective capacity to produce such durable panels.
Mar 26, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, UK, pv modules, Europe, Africa, Ghana
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, France, Voltalia, South america, Latin america, Europe, Brazil, Kenya, Africa, Coronavirus, covid-19
Solar project to greater than dual Guinea-Bissau generation ability
Chinese service Sinohydro has actually protected the contract for a 20 MW solar plant in Gardete, near the city of Bissau. The tender for the project was introduced a year back.
Mar 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, China, pv power plants, Asia, Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Sinohydro
Anticipating the I-V qualities of PV systems under partial shading
Scientists in Tunisia have actually recommended a technique of establishing the particular I-V account of a partly shaded PV module, and also to theorize it right into a string account.
Mar 23, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Commercial, PV module, Tunisia, Africa
Mozambique begins minigrid tender
The Mozambican Energy Fund as well as the Belgian Development Agency have actually begun a tender to assist in the building and construction of 5 solar minigrids to boost country electrical energy accessibility in the southerly African country. Potential designers have up until completion of the month to reveal rate of interest.
Mar 16, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Grids, tender, Africa, Mozambique, minigrid
AfDB supplies $200 million to broaden Nigerian power market
The African Development Bank has actually consented to spend $200 million to boost electrical energy gain access to in Nigeria by developing minigrids throughout the nation.
Mar 12, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Africa, nigeria, AfDB, Wale Shonibare
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, tender, Kenya, Africa
An additional solar module manufacturing facility in Algeria
Algerian telecommunications as well as renewable resource firm Milltech is intending to start generating panels at a brand-new manufacturing facility following month. The components made there will primarily be dispersed in Algeria yet the firm additionally intends to export.
Mar 11, 2020 // Manufacturing, Africa, Algeria, Mohamed Hamoud
A brand-new PV emulator to examine the I-V account of photovoltaic panels
The tool is based upon a state-feedback flexible control system in a real-time controller. According to its designers, it can attain great vibrant reaction and also flaunts far better transmission capacity than present business options.
Mar 2, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing, Africa, morocco, PV panel, PV emulator
Tunisia presents brand-new regulations for self-consumption, internet metering
The brand-new regulative structure consists of the alternative to offer electrical energy to huge power customers via reciprocal PPAs.
Feb 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Tunisia, Africa
Scatec Solar Commissions 2nd Unit in 258 MW Solar Complex in South Africa
Scatec Solar has actually begun very early business procedure for an additional 86 MW, the secondly of 3, of the 258 MW solar energy complicated in Upington, South Africa.
Feb 26, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Africa, South africa, International
Ghana's very first reciprocal solar PPA
Plastic producer Miniplast will certainly purchase electrical energy from a 704 kW grid-connected solar array possessed as well as run by Norwegian developer Empower New Energy AS.
Feb 21, 2020 // Markets & Finance, PPA, Africa, Ghana, Miniplast, Empower New Energy AS, Stella Futura Ltd
Scatec Solar finishes initial stage of 258MW PV project in South Africa
Scatec Solar and also its companions have actually both grid attached and also gotten to industrial procedure for the 86MW very first stage of a 258MW PV installment in Upington, South Africa.
Feb 19, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Africa
Beijing to create 500 MW of solar in Uganda
State-owned China Energy Engineering Corp Ltd claimed the PV ability will certainly be established in 2 stages in a bargain worth $500 million.
Feb 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, China, Asia, Africa, Beijing, Uganda