IFC as well as EBA to fund solar photovoltaic watering
A collaboration has just been established in between the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank subsidiary in charge of economic sector financing, and also the Agricultural Bank of Egypt (ABE). The partnership intends to fund solar-powered watering systems in Egypt.
Nov 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Asia, ifc, Africa, Egypt, ABE
Akuo activates 50MW West Africa PV
Kita will develop jobs for as much as 200 women in Mali in the long term
Nov 20, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, akuo, Africa, PV Power Plant
Geothermal advancement in Eastern Africa
The countries of the East African Rift area hold substantial geothermal capacity, providing beneficial choices for sustainable electrical energy production and straight use. Harnessing these resources can give an eco-friendly, budget friendly and also secure power supply. It can also assist nations to fulfil the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and climate goals laid out in the Paris Agreement.
Nov 18, 2020 // Market Research, Africa
Ford's Silverton Factory In South Africa Is Getting A Massive 13.5 MW Of Solar PV
The Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa's factory in Silverton, Pretoria, South Africa is obtaining a huge 13. 5 megawatt (MW) solar system. This will certainly make it among the largest solar PV systems mounted at a manufacturing facility worldwide. The system will certainly have solar carports enough to cover 4,200 car parking bays. The PV plant will certainly cost R135 million (US$ 8.7 million). This indicates the grid-tied project will certainly be available in at concerning $0.64/ W, which is pretty impressive for a carport system.
Nov 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Ford Motor Company, solar system
Developers signed agreements for solar hybrid mini grids in Nigeria
Two solar business signed a contract with the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency to create solar mini grids in Nigeria.
Nov 9, 2020 // Plants, Grids, Africa, Nigeria, Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, Performance Based Grant, Nayo Tropical Technology Ltd, Anita Otubu, Nigeria Electrification Project
'Everything about the sun': Solar plant powers up at Sol brewery
Inauguration of solar plant at Sol brewery in Netherlands will certainly help parent firm Heineken reach goal of attaining 70 per cent renewable energy across its production centers
Nov 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, UK, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Netherlands, Africa, South Africa, Sol brewery, Diederik Vos
Sudan indicators MOU for building and construction of 500 MW of solar power firms
The federal government of Sudan has authorized with the United Arab Emirates especially the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, a memorandum of comprehending for the building and construction of solar energy companies with an overall ability of 500 MW. The MoU was signed on Sunday the 1st of November 2020 by the Sudanese preacher of energy and mining, Khairy Abdul Rahmanhas, and the basic director of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi.
Nov 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Abu Dhabi, Sudan, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Khairy Abdul Rahmanhas, Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi
RBH invests $20m in DPA to give solar energy
Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH), an African community investment company is considering making a US$ 20 million equity financial investment in DPA Africa Asset-Co. The firm, set up by Distributed Power Africa (DPA), will certainly offer 175 MW of solar energy in some of its markets in Africa over the following four years.
Nov 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Royal Bafokeng Holdings
Hitachi ABB Power to equip MCA Group's 950 MWp solar farms
Swiss company Hitachi ABB Power Grids was lately picked by the MCA Group to provide electric devices for a 950 MWp mega solar project under advancement in Angola. Hitachi ABB Power Grids' devices will be used to connect future solar energy plants to Angola's national grid.
Nov 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Africa, Angola, Solar Farms, Hitachi ABB Power
ACWA Power's Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power plant breaks African record
ACWA Power, a leading programmer, investor and operator of power generation and also desalinated water plants worldwide, announced Wednesday that its South African Bokpoort CSP plant has come to be the very first eco-friendly facility in the continent to complete a complete week of continual night and day operation.
Oct 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, ACWA Power, Concentrated solar power, csp, termosolar
Neoen begin 41-MWp solar farm in Mozambique
France's Neoen SA has begun building on its 41-MWp Metoro solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) project in northeastern Mozambique.
Oct 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, France, Europe, neoen, Africa, Mozambique, solar farm
Hitachi wins contract for Sub-Saharan Africa's photovoltaic project
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has secured a contract from M Couto Alves (MCA) to supply crucial electrical facilities to incorporate Sub-Saharan Africa's biggest solar project to Angola's transmission network.
Oct 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Africa, Angola, Solar Project, Hitachi, Niklas Persson, Manuel Couto Alves
Sterling and Wilson Wins Solar Plus Battery Storage Contract
Sterling and Wilson has actually announced that its HES department has signed an EPC agreement to construct a solar plus battery storage crossbreed nuclear power plant in Niger.
Oct 16, 2020 // Storage, solar plus storage, hybrid, Africa, International, Niger, sterling and wilson, Deepak Thakur
Risen toasts 1.5 GW bifacial module supply deal
Risen Energy has landed a 1.5 GW bifacial module supply manage an unrevealed, yet "popular" independent power producer.
Oct 15, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, IPP, bifacial, South america, Europe, Africa, Risen, Bypina Veerraju Chaudary, module supply
Elecnor supplies a 6.5 MWp photovoltaic or pv solar energy plant in Lawra
The Spanish energy business Elecnor has just finished the construction of one of the two photovoltaic solar energy plants prepared in the Upper West area. The installment, situated in the community of Lawra, has a capability of 6.5 MWp. The park was commissioned by the President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Oct 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, PV Power Plant, elecnor