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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.

Research: Tandem solar cells could replace silicon solar cells

Australian National University is working on developing ‘tandem solar cells’, which involves stacking a perovskite solar cell on top of a silicon cell.
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Atlas Casablanca solar plant secures PPA with a British mining company

The Atlas Casablanca solar plant in Brazil will supply 613GWh from 2022 to Anglo American through a bilateral large-scale power purchase and sale contract.

Taiwan pavilion for African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

“Taiwan is now the world’s second-biggest solar photovoltaic cell producer, thanks to R&D-focused approach,” says George Liu, Director of TAITRA SA.

Look to Africa, the mini-grid market is competitive

Exclusive interview on the mini-grid market, with Dr Sanusi Ohiare, Executive Director, Rural Electrification Fund, Rural Electrification Agency, Nigeria.
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Grants valued at $160m to uplift Burundi communities through solar

The World Bank approved two grants from the International Development Association to support Burundi in improving essential services through solar power.
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Developing innovation projects to support sustainable development

Enel Foundation has reinforced its support to I4C, one of the major Italian innovation projects aimed at supporting sustainable development.

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