Press Releases

Africa Finance Corporation to address climate adaptation needs

The Africa Finance Corporation is creating an independent asset management arm, AFC Capital Partners, which will debut with a $500million Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund (ICRF).


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EDFI ElectriFI to provide solar home systems to 500,000+ people

EDFI ElectriFI is injecting a $6 million revolving working capital facility to Amped Innovation, a company designing and supplying high efficiency, lower-cost SHS and appliances for distributors across the world.

Financing coal power projects in sub-Saharan Africa goes against net-zero goals

Research highlights that pockets of funders continue to finance additional coal-fired generation capacity in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. $42 billion was committed to grid-connected coal power plants between 2013-2019 in the 18 countries studied.
South African Municipality told to stop polluting water resources.

SAPVIA comments ahead of Suntech Solar legal case against the dtic

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association responds to being named as a respondent in an application filed by Suntech Solar against the minister in the Department of Trade Industry and Competition.
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Sierra Leone’s digital divide to be bridged with solar power

The government of Sierra Leone has commissioned Zootlabs to help bridge the digital divide in the country using solar power.
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New digital platform aims to digitise energy transactions

Energy advisory firm, Apollo Africa yesterday announced its partnership with global energy technology company WePower to create the Apollo Platform – a platform that digitises energy transactions using secure public blockchain.
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GRS achieves COD for the Greefspan II photovoltaic plant

GRS, a Gransolar Group company has announced they have reached commercial operations date on its Greefspan II photovoltaic plant in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.