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The Lumos service is combining the power of the sun and your MTN mobile phone to bring a new type of power to Nigeria The...

Two off grid projects to electrify rural communities in Nigeria

Two off grid projects were recently announced in Nigeria, one consisting of a partnership between Pan Africa Solar and BBOXX (PAS BBOXX), adding to...

Access Power and FMO launch second edition of Solar ‘Shark Tank’ Competition for Innovative...

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Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an...

The facility is designed to provide a viable solution to one of the biggest challenges facing independent power producers (IPPs) operating in Africa. KfW (www.KfW-entwicklungsbank.de),...

Alfanar closes the financing for the landmark 50 MW Solar PV IPP project under...

This project will be the first in the row of alfanar current pipeline of 800 MW investment projects spread across Europe, East Africa and...

EREN Renewable Energy and Access Power Successfully Enter Egyptian Renewable Energy Market

EREN Renewable Energy and Access Power Successfully Enter Egyptian Renewable Energy Market with the Completion of Financial Close for Two Solar Plants. The secured financing...

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix,...

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market. This investment will...

Robben Island powered by solar mini-grid

By – SAnews.gov.za Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says the launch of a R25 million solar-powered mini-grid plant at Robben Island is the first step in...

Tanzanian rural areas ready for electricity

Through the Rural Electrification Densification Programme 303 villages close to an existing line will be connected Norway supports Tanzania in achieving it’s Sustainable Development Goal...

How Solar Technologies Can Help Emerging Markets Overcome the Kilowatt Divide

"I agree with Elon Musk of Tesla that Africa is going to leapfrog into the power sector with new technologies," says Joseph Inyang, Chief...

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