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IFC and Niger to boost access to clean power through new...

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the government of Niger have announced that they will be developing up to 50MW of grid-connected solar power. The power generated will be equivalent to roughly 20% of the country’s installed capacity.
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GreenCape points to green investment opportunities in new market reports

GreenCape have launched the latest Market Intelligence Reports which highlight investment opportunities in key sectors of the green economy.
Africa Renewable energy

AREF II raises $180 million for sub-Saharan Africa

The Africa Renewable Energy Fund II (AREF II) has raised $180 million from seven investors. The fund, managed by Berkeley Energy, will finance renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Solar Sales Engineer position available in Johannesburg, South Africa

Jubaili Bros, a subsidiary of Jubaili Group Holding is looking for a Solar Sales Engineer for their Johannesburg offices.
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New Renewables report shows climate policy promises are empty

Despite a historic decline of 4% in primary energy demand as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world’s economies, polluting G20 countries barely met and still missed their unambitious renewable energy targets.
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SAPVIA fully embraces embedded generation threshold increase

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has endorsed last week’s announcement by the South African president to raise the licensing threshold for embedded generation plants to 100MW.
AfDB

AfDB injects loan of $116 million into Egypt’s electricity sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved an $116 million loan to fund the second phase of Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Program. This programme seeks to enhance the power sector’s financial sustainability, governance and operations.
solar

JinkoSolar recognised as “Overall High Achiever” in RETC’s 2021 PVMI Report

JinkoSolar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has been recognised as an "Overall High Achiever" in Renewable Energy Testing Center's (RETC) 2021 PV Module Index Report for the second consecutive year
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Côte d’Ivoire to get Africa’s first grid tied biomass power plant

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and Proparco will finance a biomass power plant with grid injection in Africa in Côte d’Ivoire in a first for the continent.
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Ed’s Note: Electricity market changes give power to today’s youth

In the next decade, today’s South African youth will experience a very different energy landscape from pre-2021. Here's why.

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