decentralised renewables

New data platform helps expand access to clean electricity in East...

New analysis from data platform Energy Access Explorer shows significant renewable potential in unserved and underserved areas of Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda.
Mali

Mali: Bidders invited to tender for two solar PV plants

Mali invites tenders for realisation of two PV plants at Saye and Sarro with a unit capacity of 1.3 MWp with a BESS storage system (1.5MW-2MWh in VRB).
ENGIE

ENGIE buys out Mobisol, boosts decentralised energy offering in Africa

ENGIE expands its decentralised energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, a pioneer of off-grid solar solutions.
energy storage

Who runs the global utility-scale energy storage systems market?

Globally, only 10 countries are predicted will account for 80% of the global market for utility-scale energy storage systems market between 2019 and 2028.
Off-grid solar

Off-grid solar lights up 60% of Papua New Guinea households

Papua New Guinea has achieved dramatic growth in the use of off-grid solar products with 60% (up from 2% in seven years) of households using solar lighting.
crowdfunding

A unique African crowdfunding campaign is now open to the public

Sun Exchange has launched a R7 million ($460,000) Uprise.Africa equity crowdfunding campaign, for approximately 5.2% equity stake in the company.

Bankable green mini-grids for businesses in rural Kenya

Exclusive interview with Rita Nkatha Laibuta, Supervision Consultant: Green Mini-Grids, Kenya Programme, DFID/EU/AFD on targeting over 25,000 connections.

Ten East African utility CEOs set to meet in Nairobi

Ten utility CEOs from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Malawi and Rwanda are attending the Utility CEO Forum during Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi.
Bangladesh

World Bank aids Bangladesh to install 50MW grid-tied solar PV plant

Bangladesh has signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310MW renewable energy generation capacity.
solar PV

Total installs a solar powered service station in Morocco

Total has to date launched 1,000 service station powered by solar energy, with the latest one opened in Marrakesh, Morocco.

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