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Switch on for the first ease mini-grid by SustainSolar

SustainSolar delivers a first-time experience of wired household electricity to a village in Malawi through a new mini-grid model.
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Angola exploring green mini-grids with the help of AfDB

Green mini-grids for Angola could change the lives of millions if regulatory concerns were addressed to incentivise private sector participation.

Guinea: Conducive regulation could unlock green mini-grid market

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa recently organised a webinar on the assessment report of the green mini-grid market in Guinea.

Tender: Expression of interest for 3 mini-grids in Ethiopia

Mercy Corps has put out a call for expression of interest to design, build and operate solar mini-grids at three refugee camps in Ethiopia.

2019 in review: Customer insights for African mini-grid developers

Highlights into the advances in technology and business models that make mini-grids the least-cost route towards electrifying up to half a billion people.

East Africa: Home of the mini-grid revolution

In this exclusive interview with Aaron Leopold, CEO of the Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA), highlights that mini-grid companies are providing the power and have the difficult task of fitting a square peg into a round hole.

First undergrid mini-grid deployment in Nigeria a success

Rocky Mountain Institute, Abadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) and Nayo Tropical Technology have partnered to bring Nigeria’s first rural commercial undergrid mini-grid online.

SustainSolar partnership to deliver containerised solar mini-grid in DRC

Clean energy provider SustainSolar and mini-grid developer Equatorial Power join forces for another solar mini-grid on Idjwi Island, DRC.
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Solar mini-grids are vital to achieving universal electrification

Mini-grids could play a critical role in providing electricity to rural communities and businesses and in helping to connect the 789 million people worldwide who currently do not have access.

Gaia announces milestone equity investment in DRC mini-grid market

Gaia Impact Fund has acquired an unspecified shareholding in Nuru, a solar hybrid solution provider in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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Nigeria marks another milestone with two solar hybrid mini-grids

The Rural Electrification Agency has commissioned two solar hybrid mini-grids in the villages of Akipelai and Oloibiri, Bayelsa State with a total capacity of 134.64kW
Rwanda secures $150m to improve access to modern energy.

Partnership delivers solar mini-grids to Nigerian rural communities

Renewvia Energy Corporation has partnered with All On to deploy solar mini-grids to rural communities unserved by conventional utilities in the Niger Delta.

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