South Africa: outstanding PPAs for solar and renewables to be signed by the end...

The announcement was made by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA). The PPAs relates to 26 renewable energy projects, of which twelve totaling...

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...

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...

Vantage GreenX Note II provides R2bn of funding to six renewable energy projects in...

The GreenX funding was provided to four projects developed by BioTherm Energy and two projects developed by OMLACSA and ACED Vantage GreenX Fund Managers announced...

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...

Is 2019 the Year of Solar Power in South Africa?

With Eskom falling deeper, it begs the question whether 2019 could be the year for solar power. Even though the lights could stay on this...

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