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First Togolese utility-scale PV plants are on the way
The tender launched according to Scaling Solar program is for deployment of solar farms with a total capacity of 60-80 megawatts.
Jan 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, Togo
AES breaks ground on 58MW solar installation in Dominican Republic
AES Dominicana has broken ground on a 58MW solar plant in the Dominican Republic, which is now being built by Spain's TSK Electricidad y Electronica.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Dominican Republic, North America, AES, seni, tsk
Deal signed for 40 MW solar park in DR Congo
The government of the Tshopo province has signed an agreement with Cat Projects Africa for the PV plant. The project will be connected to the grid operated by utility Société nationale d’électricité and is intended to improve power supply in provincial capital Kisangani.
Oct 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, DR Congo, off-grid solar system
Central inverter
What is Central inverter? As a rule, it defines a megawatt-scale inverter thousands of photovoltaic modules are connected to. Used in huge industrial and
Apr 10, 2020
African leaders employ renewables to construct future of power durability
Worldwide sustainable specialists will certainly guide the roll-out of huge quantities of solar as well as others in Africa, in a quote to aid the continent take advantage of its large environment-friendly power sources to power its feedback to COVID-19.
Apr 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, pv power plants, solar pv, IRENA, solar-plus-storage, Africa, mini-grids, Coronavirus, Decentralised Solar, covid-19, african union, Senegal
Daystar protects US$ 38 million for west African development
West African off-grid solar electrical energy provider Daystar Power has actually raised US$ 38 million to increase its operations throughout the continent.
Jan 14, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Nigeria, Morgan Stanley, Togo, Senegal, daystar, off-grid, Jasper Graf von Hardenberg, Thomas Hougaard
South African chemicals manufacturer looks for to acquire 600 MW of renewables
Sasol has actually introduced an ask for info procedure to provide its South African procedures with renewable resource.
May 18, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, Sasol, Hermann Wenhold
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Apr 28, 2020
Enertronica Santerno unveils high-altitude central inverter
The Italian manufacturer said the product is based on a technical solution previously used for power downgrading. The device is said to be ideal for projects at altitudes greater than 1,000m.
Jan 7, 2020 // Inverters, Italy, Europe, Enertronica Santerno, Vito Nardi
Gore Street seeks to expand Republic of Ireland battery storage portfolio capacity approximately 180MW
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has actually applied to triple its capacity in the Republic of Ireland, as much as a total amount of 180MW.
Nov 19, 2020 // Storage, UK, Ireland, Europe, Alex O'Cinneide, Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, Paul McCusker
NTPC gets 500 MW solar project management contract from Mali
After a 285 MW award from Togo, this is the 2nd such overseas contract for the state-owned power manufacturer which aims to anchor 10 GW of solar parks in ISA participant countries over two years.
Jun 25, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, India, NTPC, Asia, Africa, Mali, Togo
UN fund gets behind plan to unlock finance for South African renewables
UN money will help South African PV players underpin project revenues without the need to resort to the government, after a year when Eskom’s woes have cast doubts on the state-offtaker route.
Oct 9, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, eskom, green climate fund, embedded pv, un, dbsa, Yannick Glemarec
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
Clearway Energy Group finishes 192-MW Rosamond Central solar project
Clearway Energy Group revealed that it completed building and reached business operation on the 192-MW Rosamond Central solar project in Kern County, California. Rosamond Central is acquired under PPAs with East Bay Community Energy and Clean Power Alliance, both Community Choice Aggregators offering a varied range of power choices to local consumers, and the City of Palo Alto Utilities, which has actually administered Palo Alto's electrical power system for 120 years.
Jan 7, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, California, USA, Nick Chaset, North America, Solar Project, Clearway Energy Group, Valerie Wooley, Natasha Keefer, Dean Batchelor
PV mini-grid to back Congolese farming
Equatorial Power and SustainSolar are mounting containerized, off-grid solar battery power systems to support farming projects on an island in Lake Kivu.
Jul 9, 2020 // Storage, DR Congo, Equatorial Power, SustainSolar, Abishek Bharadwaj, John Fadiran