Africa

Egypt's 50-MW Zaafarana solar park to browse the web in Q3
Building and construction work with a 50-MW solar project created by a Belectric-CCC consortium in eastern Egypt is nearing completion, with commissioning set up for the third quarter of this year.
May 9, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Asia, Africa, Egypt, Solar Park, Zaafarana solar park
Sun King to broaden sustainable power gain access to in Africa and Asia after US$ 260m financing round
Off-grid solar professional Sun King has actually increased US$ 260 million in a Series D funding round intended to expand international accessibility to affordable solar power across Africa and also Asia.
Apr 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Asia, off-grid solar, Africa, affordable solar, beyondnetzero, sun king
Masdar to develop 4 GW green hydrogen plants in Egypt by 2030
The electrolyser facilities in the Suez Canal Economic Zone and also on the Mediterranean could be encompassed up to 4 GW by 2030 to produce 2.3 million tonnes of green ammonia.
Apr 26, 2022 // Solar to Fuel, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Masdar, Asia, hydrogen, Africa, Egypt, green hydrogen, Amr Allam, Hala El Said, Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi, Hassan Allam Holding Group, Hassan Allam Utilities, Mostafa Kamal Madbouly, Suez Canal Economic Zone, Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber
Malawi solar mini-grid shows promise as means of electrifying rural Africa
Malawi, a landlocked nation in southeastern Africa, is defined by its topography of highlands split by the Great Rift Valley and enormous Lake Malawi. The cost of solar energy there has fallen by more than 3 quarters internationally over the past decade.
Apr 22, 2022 // Grids, Solar Energy, Africa, Malawi, low-carbon power, Solar Mini Grid, southeastern Africa
Neoen Commissions 41 MWp Solar Power Plant in Mozambique
French-based independent power producer (IPP), Neoen, has officially commissioned the 41 MWp Metoro solar power plant in Mozambique. Inaugurated in October 2020 by Mozambican Head Of State, H.E. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, the project will certainly come online in the following few weeks, providing much-needed power to the national grid.
Apr 18, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, neoen, Africa, Mozambique, PV Power Plant
South Africa opens 6th bidding window of REIPPPP
The 6th bidding round of South Africa's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has actually opened for interested events.
Apr 12, 2022 // Plants, Storage, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, auctions, Africa, South Africa, tenders, mena, REIPPPP
African fund o.k.s USD-5.5 m give for Desert to Power project
The African Development Fund, the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group, has authorized a USD-5.5-million (EUR 5.1 m) technological support give to kick off the Desert to Power project in the eastern part of the Sahel region, specifically in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia as well as Sudan, the bank has actually introduced.
Apr 11, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Workneh Gebeyehu
TotalEnergies, GECOL discuss launch of solar project in Libya
French power major TotalEnergies SE (EPA: TTE) and also power manufacturer General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) have actually gone over the launch of a project for the building and construction of a solar power plant in the North African nation.
Mar 28, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Solar Project, TotalEnergies, Libya, GECOL
Scatec refinances 190 MW of co-owned solar farms in S Africa
Norwegian green power producer Scatec ASA (OSL: SCATC) has actually re-financed the non-recourse debt facilities tied to three running solar farms completing 190 MW it co-owns in South Africa.
Mar 24, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Scatec, Africa, South Africa, solar farm
Tronox Announces 200 MW Solar Energy Project in South Africa
The 200 MW solar project is expected to give approximately 40% of Tronox's South African electricity demands. Tronox claims that the project stands for a significant progression to satisfy its emission reduction targets.
Mar 23, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, sola group, South Africa, Chris Haw, Melissa Zona, Tronox
Mauritius Invites Tenders for 140MW Solar Plus Storage
The Central Electricity Board (CEB) of Mauritius has issued 2 different tenders for 100MW and 40MW capacities. The Mauritius Government wishes to enhance the share of renewable energy in the energy basket to greater than 35 per cent by 2025.
Mar 23, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, PPA, IRENA, Africa, power purchase agreement, narendra modi, bhel, International Renewable Energy Agency, CEB, Mauritius, Central Electricity Board, Mauritius solar power tender, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth
Kibo Energy to get 100-MW solar project in Zimbabwe
Renewables developer Kibo Energy Plc (LON: KIBO; JSE: KBO) has consented to get a 100-MW solar project in Zimbabwe from Broomfield International Ltd for GBP 10 million (USD 13.2 m/EUR 12m) in stock.
Mar 22, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Zimbabwe, PV Power Plant, Kibo Energy
Chariot, Total Eren to bring 430 MW of wind, solar to Zambia
Africa-focused energy company Chariot Ltd (LON: CHAR) and French power manufacturer Total Eren have actually struck a manage First Quantum Minerals Ltd (TSE: FM) that will facilitate the construction of a 430-MW renewable power complex for the Canadian miner's operations in Zambia.
Mar 21, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Total Eren, Africa, zambia, Chariot, Anthony Mukutuma
Bboxx releases flexible items for off-grid communities in Africa
Off-grid pay-as-you-go solar provider Bboxx has introduced a new service to provide renewable solutions to off-grid communities in Africa.
Mar 16, 2022 // Grids, Kenya, Africa, bboxx, off-grid, rwanda
African apparel manufacturer United Aryan sets up 1.8-MWp rooftop PV system
Nairobi-based apparel maker United Aryan EPZ (UAL) revealed today that it has inaugurated a 1.8-MWp rooftop solar array, saying that it the largest system of its kind in East Africa.
Mar 16, 2022 // Rooftop PV, Africa, United Aryan EPZ, UAL, rooftop solar array