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Solar dominates power industry contracts in MEA

Middle East and Africa power industry contracts dropped 3% in quarter three of 2020, with solar being the top tech area for investment in the energy sector.
Global solar company’s ultra-high power modules reach 1GW

Global solar company’s ultra-high power modules reach 1GW

Trina Solar has announced that total sales of its ultra-high power modules, the Vertex Series, have reached 1GW worldwide, including nearly 200MW...
Digital Energy for Africa - women, gender equality

Gender equality at centre of Digital Energy Festival for Africa

“Young women must be deliberate with the choices they make when they enter the sector.”
Ghana's President commissions 6.5MW Lawra solar power plant

Ghana’s President commissions 6.5MW Lawra solar power plant

President Nana Akufo-Addo, on 10 October 2020, commissioned the 6.5MW Lawra solar power plant, located in the Upper West Region.

Webinar 3 November: The African minigrid market: Progress and obstacles

Digital dialogue with the AMDA on the existential barriers for minigrid development and the practical ways to overcome them.
Imperial Wanderers Stadium adds green to its blue footprint.

South Africa: Sports stadium adds green to its blue footprint

Imperial Wanderers Stadium is embracing the clean power trends by going green. The stadium has installed a customised 250kWp solar PV system.
The future of solar energy in the South Africa context

Op-ed: The future of solar energy in the South African context

Solar energy has come a long way in the last few years. A decade ago, it relied heavily on governmental support and subsidies.
The future of solar energy in the South Africa context

Solar to power healthcare facilities around sub-Saharan Africa

Power Africa has announced the disbursement of $2.6million in grants to solar companies to provide off-grid electricity to 288 healthcare facilities across sub-Saharan Africa.
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Solar power, in clear view

When the sun doesn’t shine, there is no solar power but that’s not strictly true as witnessed in communities throughout Africa.
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Solar to manufacture cool drinks and power the grid simultaneously

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa is expanding the solar power generation capacity of its manufacturing facilities.

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