SA: Renewable energy projects to cut carbon emissions

By – SAnews.gov.za Energy Minister says the signing of the 27 renewable energy projects is expected to result in a reduction of the carbon...

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...

S.Africa: Joint venture presents solar PV water heating technology

In South Africa, PowerOptimal and Cranbrook are working together to deploy the Elon Solar photovoltaic (PV) water heating technology. This technology powers geysers without the...

GE to supply power generation technology for Ghana’s 400 MW Bridge Power project

GE to supply power generation technology for Ghana’s 400 MW Bridge Power project Upon completion, it will be Africa’s first LPG fired power plant...

ENGIE and Meridiam win two solar photovoltaic projects in Senegal

ENGIE and Meridiam will hold a 40% shareholding in the project company ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation...

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...

JinkoSolar & Marubeni 1177 MW Sweihan Project Wins MESIA Large Scale Solar Project Award

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) (the “Company,” or “JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its world record...

2017 World Hydropower Congress opens in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, officially opened the congress telling delegates development was unthinkable in the absence of adequate and affordable energy The 6th World...

East Africa Hub: Voith’s new center for hydropower projects in East Africa

Technology group Voith opened its new East Africa Hub in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa New facility in Ethiopia will coordinate hydropower projects in nine...

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...

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