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Lesotho: Financing for 11 new minigrids

The EU-funded Electrification Financing Initiative and the UK-funded Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) have each invested €4.4million into a project-finance vehicle led by OnePower (1PWR) to build minigrids in Lesotho.

Lesotho to get its first utility-sized, grid-connected solar plant

Scatec has entered an agreement with the Lesotho Electricity Company and the Government of Lesotho to build the country’s first IPP solar project of 20MW.
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Lesotho Highlands Water Project to receive $86.72m injection from AfDB

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project is to receive an $86.72 million loan from the African Development Bank. The loan will boost water security and socio-economic development in South Africa and Lesotho
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Mozambique utility renews contract to supply electricity to Lesotho

Mozambique's publicly owned Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), will for the next 12 months supply between five and 35 megawatts of power to the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC).

Africa’s first sustainability-linked bond now available

JSE-listed Netcare, in partnership with Standard Bank, has launched Africa’s first sustainability-linked bond in South Africa and Lesotho.

SustainSolar’s mini-grid systems boost electrification rates

SustainSolar finishes 2020 strong with a number of mini-grid systems to still be delivered early 2021, in Lesotho and the DRC.
SustainSolar delivers 7 turnkey systems to OnePower Lesotho

SustainSolar delivers 7 turnkey systems to OnePower Lesotho

OnePower has selected SustainSolar to deliver seven modular, high quality Sustain Compact 20ft solutions for healthcare facilities in Lesotho.

SolarTurtle hatches an off-grid plan for informal traders

The South African government is supporting a SolarTurtle intiative as part of the Solar Energy Research, Development and Innovation Technology Roadmap.

The LHWP II is delayed, expensive and wastes water

Based on the current progress in the awarding of tenders for the LWHP II, the project is about eight years behind schedule to deliver water to Gauteng.

LHDA awards fourth Phase II road construction contract

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has awarded the Northern Access Road rehabilitation tender to the HSP Joint Venture.