Tony Carr currently serves as the CEO of Starsight Energy and he is featured as a leader in the African Power & Energy Elites 2021.
C&I solar power provider Starsight has invested in Nigerian facilities management business UPDC Facility Management (UPDC FM).
Guest experts will spotlight how SSA countries can simultaneously work towards agricultural development, gainful employment, rural poverty reduction and the sustainable management of natural resources, especially water.
The initial stage of the project will include the construction of a 188MWp solar power plant and six other solar power plants to electrify homes in the southern African country.
Many African countries are heavily dependent on hydropower to provide baseline power, which are being affected by increasingly frequent droughts. At the same time Africa is characterised by a very high solar potential.
“The timing is perfect for utilities to embrace the shift to digital”
“Not only focusing on the bottom line but also incorporating softer, strategic goals clearly paid off,” says Laura Cornish, Editor-in-Chief, Mining Review Africa.
Sierra Leone reports positive results from its Ebola recovery efforts - the rural renewable energy project delivering clean energy access and ultimately better health care services.