Africa

Pele Green, EDF to build 100-MW solar park at S African platinum mine
A tie-up of Pele Green Energy and EDF Renewables South Africa will certainly construct a 100-MW solar park for South African mining titan Anglo American Platinum (JSE: AMS), the latter claimed on Wednesday.
Oct 7, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, EDF Renewables, PV Power Plant, Pele Green
Scatec's solar-storage project endures blow in S Africa, 2021 target missed out on
Norwegian green power producer Scatec ASA (OSL: SCATC) has been forced to reschedule building of its Kenhardt 540-MW solar-plus-storage project in South Africa because of a hold-up in the government authorization process, and revoke projects in Brazil as well as Ukraine.
Oct 1, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Africa, South Africa, solar-plus-storage project, Scatec ASA
10.5 GW Solar, Wind and Storage Space Project in Morocco
British company Xlinks is developing a 10.5 GW solar-plus-wind project, incorporated with a battery storage center, in Morocco's Guelmim Oued Noun area. Of the created quantity, 3.6 GW renewable energy will be supplied to the UK via the globe's longest subsea cables.
Sep 30, 2021 // Plants, UK, Europe, Africa, Morocco, Renewable Energy, Battery Storage Facility, solar-plus-wind project, Xlinks
Chariot, Mauritania sign MoU for prospective 10-GW green hydrogen project
African-focused energy firm Chariot Ltd (LON: CHAR) and also Mauritania's Ministry of Petroleum, Mines as well as Energy have actually authorized a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a green hydrogen project of approximately 10 GW in the northwestern African country, the parties revealed on Monday.
Sep 28, 2021 // Solar to Fuel, hydrogen, Africa, Mauritania, MoU, Chariot, green hydrogen project
Moroccan solar-wind huge hybrid unveiled
A 10.5 GW solar-plus-wind project is under advancement in Morocco's Guelmim Oued Noun region, with 3.6 GW of this to be exported to Great Britain.
Sep 27, 2021 // Plants, Storage, United Kingdom, Europe, Great Britain, Africa, solar-plus-wind, Morocco, solar wind hybrid
Niger opens up RfQ for 50-MW solar project
The government of Niger has released a Request for Qualification (RfQ) as part of a tender for the building and construction of a 50-MW solar park.
Sep 16, 2021 // Plants, Africa, Solar Project, Niger, Gorou Banda plateau
Eramet device to benefit from solar-plus-storage installation in Senegal
Grande Cote Operations (GCO), a subsidiary of mining and metallurgy group Eramet SA (EPA: ERA), has actually acquired a business to develop a 13-MW solar energy plant with an 8-MW battery energy storage space component in Senegal.
Sep 10, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, solar-plus-storage, Africa, PV Power Plant, Senegal, Eramet
Egypt Ready To Catch Up On Solar Growth In Coming Years
A late adopter, Egypt has a great deal of catching up to do, considering it has several of the very best websites for solar worldwide. Progress in Egypt will additionally augur well for Africa itself, as understanding and also gains are moved a lot more widely.
Sep 8, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Asia, Africa, Egypt, Wind Energy, benban project
USTDA accepts give for project to digitise mini-grids in country Benin
The US Trade and also Development Agency (USTDA) will expand a give financing for technical assistance to Beninese mini-grid utility Sherlock Grids SAS, in support of its efforts to bring tidy power to rural neighborhoods in the West African country.
Sep 6, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, USA, Africa, ustda, North America, mini-grids, Benin
Swedish fund finances five African solar projects
Trine joins pressures with Solarise Africa to sustain plans in South Africa as well as Kenya
Sep 2, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Kenya, Africa, South Africa, Jan Albert Valk, Solarise Africa, TRINE, Sam Manaberi
South Africa's Eskom Program $7.2 B Investment in Wind & Solar
South African power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. is preparing to spend 106 billion rand, or $7.2 billion, in wind as well as solar energy by the end of the decade. Eskom, which makes up two-fifths of the nation's greenhouse gas outcome, may execute its strategy either individually or through a collaboration.
Aug 31, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, Gwede Mantashe, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, Cyril Ramaphosa, Andre de Ruyter
Sungrow to furnish 36-MW solar-plus-storage plant at Egyptian gold mine
China's Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd (SHE:300274) revealed on Friday that it will supply tools for a 36-MW off-grid solar project at a gold mine in Egypt combined with a 7.5-MW battery.
Aug 30, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Sungrow, China, Asia, solar-plus-storage, Africa, Egypt, PV Power Plant
Sungrow Supplies the Largest Solar-plus-Storage Option for Egypt Mining Site
The arrival of renewable energy at extracting sites is a welcome growth as these sites usually use fuels like diesel for their power requirements. The drop in storage expenses in addition to greater reliability and performance is allowing the adjustment.
Aug 27, 2021 // Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Sungrow, Asia, Africa, Egypt, mining, Alvin Shi, juwi, centamin, sukari gold mine
Record 102 Bidders for 2.6 GW South Africa RE Tender
The high action indicates exactly how the tide has actually turned in favour of renewables in South Africa, otherwise a slow-moving transform to sustainable. Issues with its distribution companies has been condemned for much of the hold-ups in embracing renewable energy by South Africa.
Aug 27, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, South Africa, dmre, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme, REIPPPP
Turkey's Desiba Energy to build 20-MW solar farm in Gabon
Turkish firm Desiba Energy has signed a manage the government of Gabon to set up a 20-MW solar park in the Central African country.
Aug 25, 2021 // Plants, Asia, Africa, Turkey, PV Power Plant, solar farm, Gabon, Desiba Energy