Private sector accelerating energy access in Africa

Global solar developer Renewvia Energy has secured $10 million from private equity firm Claritas Capital to accelerate company growth in the US and Africa.


EDFI ElectriFI

EDFI ElectriFI to provide solar home systems to 500,000+ people

EDFI ElectriFI is injecting a $6 million revolving working capital facility to Amped Innovation, a company designing and supplying high efficiency, lower-cost SHS and appliances for distributors across the world.
South African Municipality told to stop polluting water resources.

SAPVIA comments ahead of Suntech Solar legal case against the dtic

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association responds to being named as a respondent in an application filed by Suntech Solar against the minister in the Department of Trade Industry and Competition.
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Sierra Leone’s digital divide to be bridged with solar power

The government of Sierra Leone has commissioned Zootlabs to help bridge the digital divide in the country using solar power.
Greefspan II photovoltaic plant

GRS achieves COD for the Greefspan II photovoltaic plant

GRS, a Gransolar Group company has announced they have reached commercial operations date on its Greefspan II photovoltaic plant in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.
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Women entrepreneurs lighting up Nigeria through solar

A nonprofit, teaching women how to sell and use solar-powered lights and other equipment, building their entrepreneurial skills, received grant funding to use data to propel their impact.
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Telco installs three new solar-powered sites in South Africa

Vodacom has installed new solar-powered sites in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein to help reduce its carbon emissions.