Oct 1, 2019
The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction and completion of PV mini-grid projects.
Sep 17, 2019
At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, Caspar Herzberg from Schneider Electric noted that universal energy access is possible via mini grids.
Sep 3, 2019
Exclusive interview with Rita Nkatha Laibuta, Supervision Consultant: Green Mini-Grids, Kenya Programme, DFID/EU/AFD on targeting over 25,000 connections.
Jul 21, 2019
CrossBoundary Energy Access announced its first transaction to finance 60 mini-grids in Tanzania in partnership with PowerGen Renewable Energy.
Jul 11, 2019
IBC SOLAR is supporting Bavarian universities to create a pilot project for expanding the energy supply into rural areas of Namibia.
Finance and Policy
Jun 10, 2019
A group of investors say well-designed Results-Based Financing for mini-grids will accelerate access to electricity and unlock significant private capital.
Apr 23, 2019
The Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency intends to select applicants for solar hybrid minigrids for rural economic development.
Apr 4, 2019
ENGIE has inaugurated its mini-grid project in the Zambian village of Chitandika benefiting about 1500 inhabitants who had no access to electricity.
Mar 28, 2019
The DRC's green mini-grid programme, which will see an installation of mini-grids ranging from 3 to 10MW, will directly connect at least 150,000 people.