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...
MENA region

Mubuga solar plant marks Burundi’s first grid-connected project

Full construction works of the Mubuga solar plant is set to begin imminently after Notice to Proceed was issued to Gigawatt Global.
Solar PV

Design Engineer – Solar PV Systems

A globally recognised company is looking for a Design Engineer with 2 – 3 years’ experience with expertise in the design of solar PV systems.
open source solar contracts

Now available: Open source solar contracts to simplify transacting

Despite the fall in the cost of PV technology, transaction costs remain high but open source solar contracts are set to make contracting cost-efficient.

Site Engineer: Solar PV IPP

Do you have 3+ years’ experience working on site for a solar PV IPP, exhibiting strong project management skills and an ability to oversee O&M?
Energy access

How to achieve universal energy access with electric motorcycles

Coordinator for Power Africa, Andrew M. Herscowitz, writes about the feasibility of achieving universal energy access with electric motorcycles.
retail centre

A retail centre captures the power of the sun through 872...

Installed over 31 days during the construction of the retail centre, the rooftop solar PV system will produce 1,364kWh of energy for 22 shops at the centre.

Mali to host West Africa’s largest solar farm with 50MW capacity

PASH Global has acquired a 49.9% share in A solar PV farm project in Mali being developed by independent renewable energy power producer Akuo Energy.

EBRD reinforces renewable drive via stake in Egypt’s Infinity Energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing $60 million to become a shareholder in an Egyptian private energy company,...
MENA region

Success story of the solar industry in the MENA region

2019 was a record-breaking year for global solar installed capacity, which reached an estimated 617.9GW and also realised growth in the MENA region.

Global power plant tenders down 28% in Q4 2019

Power plant tenders in Q4 2019 saw 291 tenders announced, marking a drop of 28% over the last four-quarter average of 404, according to a research firm.

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