Africa

Juwi to decarbonise Egyptian gold mine with solar-storage project
German developer as well as EPC specialist juwi has actually secured a deal to layout, supply as well as construct a solar-storage hybrid project at an off-grid gold mine in Egypt.
May 5, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Grids, Asia, Africa, Egypt, decarbonisation, mines, juwi, solar-storage, north africa, off grid, Dave Manning
Biden Administration Picks 5 GW Mega Solar Project in Africa
Mega Solar is a partnership in between the Govts of Namibia and also Botswana, and others, which is expected to create as much as 5 GW of solar energy.
Apr 29, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Botswana, Namibia, International, biden, Mega Solar, Mark Carrato, Ambassador Johnson, Power Africa
ACWA Power protects US$ 114 million for 200MW Egypt solar plant
Solar developer ACWA Power has safeguarded an overall US$ 114 million from banks to fund the building of what it declares will be Egypt's largest private solar plant.
Apr 27, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Africa, Egypt, middle east, ACWA Power, African Development Bank, green climate fund, Paddy Padmanathan, PV Power Plant, EMEA, european bank for reconstruction and development
EBRD, various other loan providers back 200-MW solar plant in Egypt
The European Bank for Reconstruction and also Development (EBRD), together with companions, is supplying a USD-114-million (EUR 94.8 m) financing bundle for a 200-MW solar project in Egypt.
Apr 22, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, EBRD, Asia, Africa, Egypt, PV Power Plant
Q CELLS supplies modules to portion of 370MW Angolan solar portfolio
Q CELLS has actually protected an offer to supply its modules to part of a 370MW portfolio of seven solar projects under development in Angola, the first of which is expected to be total next year.
Apr 21, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Q CELLS, Africa, Angola, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Hitachi ABB Power Grids, module supply deals, MCA Group, Sun Africa
Q Cells to outfit biggest part of 370-MW solar park in Angola
Solar items firm Q Cells has actually begun shipping "large amounts" of solar (PV) modules of what it claims is the "backbone" of a 370-MW solar project in Angola.
Apr 20, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Q CELLS, Africa, Angola, Solar Park
BB Energy targets Africa solar, storage space markets with Solarcentury Africa bargain
Independent energy trader BB Energy (BBE) has actually set its sights on Africa's solar and storage space market by getting Solarcentury's Africa-facing division for an undisclosed sum.
Apr 14, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, solar-storage, bb energy, solarcentury africa, Jason de Carteret, Mohamed Bassante
BayWa re fires up 30-MW solar-plus-storage hybrid at Mali gold mine
Germany's BayWa r.e. AG claimed it has taken part in the appointing of an off-grid hybrid system incorporating a 30-MW solar farm with a battery at the Fekola gold mine in Mali, West Africa.
Apr 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, solar-plus-storage, Africa, BayWa, solar farm
ACWA Power settles agreements for 200-MW solar project in Egypt
Saudi renewables designer ACWA Power on Wednesday introduced that it has actually authorized final contracts related to its 200-MW Kom Ombo solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Egypt.
Apr 7, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Asia, Africa, Egypt, ACWA Power, Solar Project, Mohamed Shaker El Markabi
Tunisia's most current tender for 70 MW of solar gets back at better costs
Tunisia's Energy Ministry has actually gotten 57 propositions in its fourth tender for solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) ability, the winning bids in which fell as reduced as TND 0.1149 (USD 0.0399/ EUR 0.0337) per kWh, according to initial outcomes.
Mar 26, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Tunisia, Africa
Scatec eyes 12GW of renewables additions as part of US$ 11.7 bn growth
Scatec has unveiled a NOK 100 billion (US$ 11.7 billion) strategy that will certainly see the business increase its renewables portfolio to 15GW over the next four years.
Mar 23, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Raymond Carlsen, ENERGY STORAGE, Scatec, India, floating PV, South america, Brazil, Asia, Tunisia, Africa, South Africa
The Renewable Energy Transition in Africa
A renewables-based power transition guarantees to deliver substantial socio-economic benefits to nations across Africa, enhancing power accessibility, producing jobs and also increasing power protection. To know these advantages, African nations have a chance to leapfrog nonrenewable fuel source innovations to a much more lasting, climate-friendly power strategy aligned with the Paris Arrangement and low-carbon growth.
Mar 23, 2021 // Market Research, Africa
South Africa launches request for propositions for 1GW of solar PV
The South African federal government has actually released its most current renewables procurement round under its Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), which is to obtain 1GW of solar PV.
Mar 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, tender, solar-plus-storage, Africa, eskom, South Africa, ACWA Power, Gwede Mantashe, solar wind hybrid, G7 Renewable Energies, power cuts, procurement, Killian Hagemann
Africa investor introduces Burkina Faso PV press
Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund to establish 30MW solar project
Mar 16, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, Burkina Faso, Solar Project, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, Paromita Chatterjee
Masdar and also Ethiopia indication agreement to develop 500MW of solar
Abu Dhabi-based renewables company Masdar is proceeding its global development with brand-new plans to develop 500MW of solar in Ethiopia through a partnership with the country's federal government.
Mar 16, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Masdar, Ethiopia, Africa, Masdar Clean Energy, public private partnerships