undergrid customers

Nigeria: Scaling mini-grids could stimulate $20bn investment

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) in collaboration with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) this week released a report entitled, Minigrid Investment Report: Scaling the...
Renewables acquisition

Private equity shines in Bright Africa 2018 report

Independent investment firm RisCura has released its latest report on investing in Africa, Bright Africa 2018, which highlights that Africa’s consumer and business spending...
energy efficiency

India secures ample financing to scale-up energy efficiency programme

The government of India, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and the World Bank have signed a $220 million loan agreement and a $80 million guarantee...

Off-Grid Energy Access Fund reaches its first close

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has declared that the Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (OGEF) had its first close on 2 August 2018 with committed...
energy storage

The lead battery market just got hotter

A new electrolyte that could be considered the most significant upgrade in the lead battery’s history is expected to soon hit the battery market. Comprising...
cryptocurrency

Power for All launches energy access database platform

The global initiative Power for All has launched the new Platform for Energy Access Knowledge (PEAK), “a first-of-its-kind interactive and open platform designed to...
JinkoSolar

Mini-grids and off-grid power projects are the future

Energy project developers and investors in East Africa are all talking about the huge impact that mini-grids and off-grid power projects can make as...
municipal tariff hikes

Eskom urged to revise its business model to compliment IRP

Welcoming the Department of Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) was the vocal non-profit group Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) noting that the masterplan is...
virtual power plants

Several organisations call for low-carbon technologies in IRP

As the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) has been made open for public comment after the draft document was approved by Cabinet last week,...
SADC

Renewables secures sustainable future in IRP2018

With 60 days to comment on the recently published Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), the industry is excited about the future rollout plan of renewables...

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