Solar Power Africa 2020 virtual conference

About Solar Power Africa 2020

Solar Power Africa 2020 brings together an extensive alliance of local & internationally renowned industry leaders, stakeholders and experts.
The winning entry of the AFSIA award for the solar picture of the year by Alexandre Skander Allegue.

Winners of AFSIA Solar Awards announced

The inaugural AFSIA solar awards reflects the increased activity of the C&I and minigrid segments of the African solar industry.
DEF hydropower discussion

Digital Energy Festival on ‘staggering’ hydropower potential

Hydropower plays a key role in all of the African Development Bank's High 5 priority areas, says director power systems development.
CSP plant Bokpoort

CSP plant breaks African record for around the clock operation

South Africa’s Bokpoort CSP plant has become the first renewable energy facility on the continent to complete a full week of continuous round the clock operation.

Ready to trade but doing it differently

The world revolves around trade. It’s always been the case – from the first micro barter system to the highly complex and...
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone: Off-grid utility provider wins environmental award

Off-grid utilities provider Winch Energy has won the International Environmental Impact Award at the British Expertise International Awards 2020 for a power project in Sierra Leone.
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced it will commit $1 billion over the next three years to catalyse a more inclusive, green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Digital Energy Festival for Africa

Digital Energy Festival for Africa in the news: Week 1!

The Digital Energy Festival for Africa kicked off last week and as expected, has already yielded some thought-provoking and inspiring content and conversations.
ABB to showcase its EV charging system at Smarter Mobility Africa

EV charging market takes high road at Smarter Mobility Africa

ABB declares to have helped to shape EV industry over the years, and has delivered many first-to-market technologies in DC fast charging.

Redefining the solar power market in Africa

Solar power capacity and energy generation has seen a rapid increase over the last decade. What is the status of this market in Africa?
west africa

Harmonised energy database will empower African energy sector

Stakeholders are calling for the upgrade of the existing energy database to keep pace with fast growing development of energy mix in Africa.

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