Giant solar project announced in DR Congo
President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo has laid the structure rock for a substantial, 1 GW Kinshasa Solar City photovoltaic or pv project aimed at boosting the capital's power supply.
Aug 26, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, DR Congo, Solar Project, Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo
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
Solar supporting peacekeeping in DR Congo
A report by the Powering Peace organization states UN missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo could reduce expense and pollution by using off-grid solar to power operations instead of diesel generators. Adding a 200 kW solar system with 200 kW/450 kWh of energy storage would reduce diesel consumption 80% for 10-year savings of almost $2.6 million, states the group.
Oct 1, 2019 // Storage, Grids, USA, storage, off-grid solar, North America, bboxx, DR Congo, MONUSCO, Kivu Green Energy, Orange, Altech, SNEL
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
New big solar project to light up Madagascar
Groupe Filatex teams up with Canada’s DERA Energy.
Dec 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, Canadian Solar, Africa, North America, Groupe Filatex, DERA Energy, Hasnaine Yavarhoussen, DERA
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
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
DR Congo Selects Solar Off Grid To Power 3 Northern Cities
Africa's 2nd largest nation, and also one of its poorest, the Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with the bordering Republic of Congo) has actually lastly placed a large bet on renewable resource.
Jun 7, 2021 // Grids, IRENA, off-grid solar, AfDB, aEe Power, Bumba, DRC, Eranove, Gemena, Inga Dams, Isiro
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Mar 13, 2022
Solar, energy storage, renewables: Where do the top Democratic candidates stand?
On Wednesday, the ten Democratic presidential hopefuls discussed their environment and energy priorities during a televised town hall meeting in New York City.
Sep 5, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, New York City, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris
Largest solar power stations in Czech Republic
Top biggest solar photovoltaic power stations in Czech Republic. (Updated 22 July 2021) See also: Solar Installers in Czech Republic Solar power
Apr 5, 2022
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
Construction begins on mining giant BHP's initial off-grid solar-storage project
Construction has started on BHP's "first off-grid large-scale renewable resource project", completing 38 MW of solar energy and a 10.1 MW/5.4 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS), at 2 nickel mines in Western Australia which supply Tesla for usage in electrical lorry (EV) batteries.
Feb 4, 2022 // Plants, Australia, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, power purchase agreement, solar-storage project, bhp, Jessica Farrell, diesel, emissions reduction, gold mine
AES cuts ribbon on 50-MW solar farm in Dominican Republic
AES Dominicana, part of US power generation team AES Corp (NYSE: AES), on Thursday inaugurated a 50-MW solar farm in the Dominican Republic.
May 14, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Dominican Republic, North America, AES, PV Power Plant
Enerpower opens up Republic of Ireland's 'biggest' solar plant
5.6 MW center in Kinsale perseverance Eli Lilly manufacturing facility
Jul 28, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ireland, Europe, PV Power Plant, SENERPOWER, Owen Power