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The Africa Renewable Energy Forum takes place as part of EnergyWeek Morocco - an annual meeting point to discuss the progress of regional energy...
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Burkina Faso: Tender for rural electrification networks

The government of Burkina Faso now invites eligible consaltants for the for the realisation of rural electrification networks.

ECREEE to run plug and play solar system workshop

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), is organising a regional validation workshop in Senegal this week for the Draft Standards for Electrodomestic Appliances and Regional Standard for Plug and Play Solar Home Systems Kits.
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Ghana holds nearly $4bn of opportunity in digital skills

IFC in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting issued a report showing the demand for digital skills in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at a faster rate.

Detecting the value in local content regulation

In Nigeria’s latest regulation update, a law firm considers some of the implications that the Regulations & Minimum Specifications have for stakeholders.
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Investment platform open for solar plants in West Africa

West African solar energy company, Daystar Power, has partnered with Trine a Swedish investment platform to finance solar plants in West Africa.
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Solar hybrid systems to power Senegalese communities

DHYBRID has been selected to supply seven solar hybrid systems in remote Senegalese locations with hybrid control and energy storage systems.
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Nigeria: Latest metering roll-out sparks debate

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors has raised questions over the new third-party-metering intervention draft introduced by the Regulator.

Webinar recording: Battery Storage: Africa’s energy metals market and supply chain

Register for this webinar that will look at the latest innovations in battery storage technologies and solutions to address the challenges in developing a sustainable battery storage ‘cradle-to-grave’ market
Africa Solar Industry Association

Funds approved for West African off-grid project

The board of the World Bank Group approved a series of funding for the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project for selected countries in West Africa and the Sahel region.

AECF launches $20m solar fund for West Africa

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) in partnership with United Kingdom Government has launched the Household Solar Round 2 competition worth $20,600,000.

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