Dubai

MIGA issues guarantees for projects at Benban Solar Park in Egypt

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 can balance the grid and store excess energy

Battery storage could enable a greater feed-in of renewables into the grid by storing excess generation and by firming renewable energy output.
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Financial incentives pave the way for commercial energy solutions in humanitarian...

Three Pay-As-You-Go solar home system companies are now operating in Kiryandongo and Rwamwanja refugee settlements and host communities in Uganda.
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Mineral processing OEM powers its facilities with renewable energy

South African mineral processing OEM Multotec has installed renewable power at one of its facilities in Spartan near Johannesburg.
Rural energy company surpasses 100 mini-grids deployment

Nigeria’s solar mini-grid ambition gains momentum

The Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency and the World Bank have signed a grant agreement with Renewvia Solar Nigeria for the Solar Hybrid Mini Grids Performance-Based Grant.
Dubai

EPC awarded for large scale generation project in Guinea-Bissau

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.
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Pilot project: Solar-powered traffic lights tested in Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos has commenced testing the use of solar-powered traffic control lights and uses a drone to tackle road congestion in the state.
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Agribusiness: Solar-powered tractors geared to change small-scale farming

The solar-powered tractors will “facilitate small-scale agriculture and increase the productivity of subsistence farmers," states AMO.

Webinar recording: Opportunities for solar-hybrid plants in sub-Saharan Africa

To understand the benefits of hybrid energy systems and the opportunities presented from battery storage, listen to this recorded discussion where JinkoSolar, Tesla and Ofgen present use cases from East Africa that can be replicated by companies in similar markets.
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Morning coffee with ESI Africa – Solar cells need more sunlight

Are you concerned about the productivity of your solar modules? Watch the short video to find out about R&D into solar cells that could be the answer.

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