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Minigrid business model shows utility & developer can collaborate

Successful deployment of Nigeria’s first rural commercial undergrid minigrid model shows power developers and utilities can work together.
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$1 million commitment from SIMA fund to electrify Kenyan communities

Social Investment Managers and Advisors LLC (SIMA) and Renewvia Energy Corporation, a global solar developer, today announced a partnership to electrify rural communities in Kenya underserved by conventional utilities.
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Africa Minigrid Developers Association seeks communications manager

AMDA is seeking to hire a dynamic, proactive, passionate and results-oriented Communications Manager.
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Proposed minigrid licence to bolster investment in sector

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority is reviewing a proposal that might see private companies being able to buy electricity from Kenya Power and resell it. If approved the proposals are expected to bolster the minigrid sector.

A splash of triumphs – editor’s column

The journal that you’ve been following for years, or newly discovered, is quietly celebrating twenty-five years in the industry.
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Productive use of energy: Enhancing green growth

EEP Africa outlines, through various business models, that for energy access to stimulate economic development, it needs to be combined with efforts to develop productive use and income generation opportunities in rural communities.
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Solad connects thousands of Nigerian businesses to reliable power

Across its portfolio of minigrids in Nigeria Solad Power Group has connected its 10,000th small business to affordable and reliable power.
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Nigeria Electrification Project all in on decentralisation

Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund (NIDF) will finance Chapel Hill Denham N1.8billion to construct 22 minigrids under the Nigeria Electrification Project. NIDF will provide Havenhill long-term financing of $4,7million (N1.8billion) to part-finance the roll out of...
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Getty Kasole – An African Power & Energy Elites personality

Getty Kasole founded the startup SolAfrica Corp and works as a senior technical advisor for Power Africa Off-grid Project DRC. She is featured as a leader in The African Power & Energy Elites 2021.
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Ifeoma Malo has just one goal: Ending energy poverty

The success of our industry depends on active engagement and flow of information between stakeholders and decision-makers, says Ifeoma Malo.