solar PV projects

GET FiT Zambia launches RfP for 100MW solar PV tender

The Zambian Ministry of Energy and the GET FiT Zambia Secretariat have launched the Request for Proposal (RfP) stage of Round 1 of GET...
telecom operators

DEWA launches marketplace on Smart App

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched an online marketplace to provide exclusive offers and discounts to its customers, improving the overall customer...
solar

S.Africa: Solar EPCs partner for 132MWp projects

Two international solar firms have established a joint venture, which will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for two solar power projects totalling...
off-grid Kenyans

Tech provider secured for Lake Kivu biogas power projects

A New York-based Independent Power Producer (IPP) has appointed Clarke Energy as the preferred bidder for two power plants in Rwanda, which will generate...
energy regulatory authority bill

IRP Update: post-2030 outlook remains unclear

The recent publication of the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018 highlights a concrete plan leading up to 2030; however, the post-2030 outlook is still...
KenGen

Ethiopia to conduct studies for Tulu Moye geothermal project

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to an Ethiopia-based company TM Geothermal Operations Private Limited Company (TMGO), to coordinate...
undergrid customers

Nigeria: Scaling mini-grids could stimulate $20bn investment

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) in collaboration with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) this week released a report entitled, Minigrid Investment Report: Scaling the...
energy efficiency

India secures ample financing to scale-up energy efficiency programme

The government of India, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and the World Bank have signed a $220 million loan agreement and a $80 million guarantee...
energy storage

The lead battery market just got hotter

A new electrolyte that could be considered the most significant upgrade in the lead battery’s history is expected to soon hit the battery market. Comprising...

Embracing the future: how Telcos can evolve and flourish

Author: Vinay Bansal, General Manager & Africa Head-Communications, Wipro Limited If voice and data is ultimately a race to the bottom, how can Telcos...

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