About Unlocking Solar Capital Africa 2019

Date: 16-17 October 2019 Location: Dakar, Senegal 350+ decision makers gather to engage in extensive discussions to solve Africa’s solar energy funding gap - and get...

Togo secures its first IPP-developed utility-scale PV plant

A 50MW solar PV project in Togo, under a 25-year PPA, is expected to be commissioned in 2020 with a planned production of nearly 90,255GWh per year.
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Safeguarding your solar PV modules: part two

In Issue 4 2019, we explored part one of how damage to solar modules can occur and the prevention techniques. Read on for part two of this instalment.
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Indian electricity distributor to trial P2P solar trading

BSES Rajdhani Power Limited is the first electricity distributor in India to use Power Ledger’s technology to trial P2P solar trading.
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Orange partnership to drive energy access in Africa

Greenlight Planet has partnered with Orange to provide Orange’s customers with access to clean energy solutions in several African countries.
Renewable energy projects

Desert to Power takes centre stage at the Africa Investment Forum

The Desert to Power programme, initiated by the AfDB to provide electricity to 250 million people in the Sahel region, was the subject of a special session at the Africa Investment Forum.
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Latin America and Caribbean poised for massive solar power growth

Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050.
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Future Energy Nigeria: Lagos braces for energy invasion next week

Lagos braces for an energy invasion as Future Energy Nigeria comes to town on 12-13 November 2019 where business opportunities will unfold.

Future Energy Nigeria: Solar interview with SEPAN Director

At the upcoming Future Energy Nigeria, Dr Magnus C. Onuoha, President of SEPAN will be moderating a Knowledge Hub “The A-Z of installing solar panels”.
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Egypt: PPA signed for a 200MW Kom Ombo PV plant

ACWA Power has signed a PPA with the government of Egypt to develop, finance, construct and operate a 200MW Kom Ombo PV plant.
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Improved access to finance will drive successful renewable energy projects

"Improved access to finance will drive a successful scale up of renewable energy projects," says Lande Abudu, Executive Secretary of the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria.

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