MIGA has issued guarantees to support the operation and maintenance of six additional solar power plants at the Benban Solar Park in Egypt.
Battery storage could enable a greater feed-in of renewables into the grid by storing excess generation and by firming renewable energy output.
Three Pay-As-You-Go solar home system companies are now operating in Kiryandongo and Rwamwanja refugee settlements and host communities in Uganda.
South African mineral processing OEM Multotec has installed renewable power at one of its facilities in Spartan near Johannesburg.
A large scale generation project, which will also see the construction of two small solar-hybrid plants, will more than double the county's capacity.
Lagos has commenced testing the use of solar-powered traffic control lights and uses a drone to tackle road congestion in the state.
The solar-powered tractors will “facilitate small-scale agriculture and increase the productivity of subsistence farmers," states AMO.
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