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Game-changing Lolwe hybrid solar 600kWp minigrid inaugurated in Uganda

Innovative Lolwe hybrid solar 600kWp minigrid inaugurated in Uganda

The Lolwe hybrid solar 600kWp minigrid with integrated productive hub and e-mobility has been inaugurated on Lolwe Island, Uganda.
South Korea and Nigeria collaborate on $12.4M solar minigrids project

Rural communities in Abuja, Nigeria, to benefit from solar minigrids

Korea has committed to donating $12.4 million for the construction of solar mini-grids in Nigeria. This was confirmed by the Ambassador of Korea to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chae on Monday.
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Seven-point plan to scale up the rural clean energy economy

An ambitious 7-point agenda for scaling the rural clean energy economy of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by 2030 was announced by Husk Power at the SDG7 Pavilion at COP26.
South Korea and Nigeria collaborate on $12.4M solar minigrids project

Nigerian communities to be electrified with solar hybrid minigrids

Husk Power Systems has signed agreements under the Nigeria Electrification Project to electrify seven Nigerian communities with solar hybrid minigrids.

Angola signs $1.5b solar and water projects MoU with US company

Angola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sun Africa and US-based AfricaGlobal Shaffer to create the largest mini-grid energy project in Africa. This is part of a $1.5 billion project to be implemented by Sun Africa.

Off-grid energy access regulation approved by Mozambican government

Mozambique joins its neighbouring countries by putting in place the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access, which will provide greater clarity for all stakeholders in the sector.
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Ed’s note: The revolution is in full swing, don’t be left behind

When industry giants, with decades of experience under their belts, take steps to give their business a facelift, you know things are afoot. What the impact will be, I could not guess.
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AMDA and Zambia REA to collaborate on energy access efforts

The Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA) and the Rural Electrification Authority of Zambia have signed a memorandum of understanding around promoting minigrids and decentralised utilities for rural electrification.
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Interrogating Kenya’s draft minigrid regulations

Currently, minigrids in Kenya are regulated under the Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations 2012, but this framework does not directly address the nuances of minigrid development. 

Kenya: EPRA invites insights into their energy regulations for 2021

The Energy and Regulatory Petroleum Authority (EPRA) has developed the Energy Regulation 2021 and now invites input from industry stakeholders over the proposed regulations aimed at spurring minigrid investment.