manufacturing

solar glass

3-Year supply of glass secured for production of 59GW of solar...

JinkoSolar announced the signing of a solar glass procurement contract with Flat Glass Group, securing approximately 338 million square metres of rolled glass.
new dealers Cummins

New dealers appointed by Cummins in North and West Africa

Cummins has appointed 11 new dealers as in-country representatives in North and West Africa. The firm conducted training virtually due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
Single module manufacturing champion

Single module manufacturing champion wins another national honour!

JA Solar Technology won the honour of Single Champion Demonstration Enterprise in the Manufacturing Industry for its main PV modules.
trade hub

USAID West Africa Trade Hub encourages growth in strategic sectors

Request for Expressions of Interest in private sector grants of between $100,000 and $500,000 in Cabo Verde co-investment programme is underway. Deadline for submission is 31 March 2021.
egypt solar tender

Egypt scraps solar tender while manufacturer launches PV assembly line

In Egypt, EETC cancels its 200MW tender to establish a solar power plant in the West Nile area while a manufacturer installs a PV module production line.
AFCFTA trade

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.
NOx abatement solution for 12 boilers at a large industrial petrochemical plant. Source Babcock

Babcock receives energy project award for NOx abatement solution

Final performance tests conducted in Q1 2019, indicated that NOx production was reduced to significantly lower than local environmental requirements.
Aggreko has provided Sococim Industries in Senegal with gas generated energy

Driving manufacturing efficiency through gas-generated energy

Industries around the world are looking for ways to supplement their energy supply to ensure they can continue operating should the country’s grid go down.
post-COVID-19

AERC plenary mulls Africa’s economic recovery post-COVID-19

Post-COVID-19 African manufacturers can take advantage of opportunities that lead to African trade and global supply chain realignment.

COVID-19 supply disruptions to impact Indian solar manufacturing model

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the over-reliance of countries on China to carry through their energy transition.

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