Tuesday, 05 Jul 2022
Florida, US based utility scale solar project developer Sun Africa says its 728 MW Angola solar project has been selected as one of the flagship projects under G7 backed Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII).
Monday, 27 Jun 2022
A 200 kW floating solar power plant has been energized in Tunisia by the country’s electricity and gas company STEG, earning the distinction of being the 1st such PV facility to have become operational in all of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Monday, 27 Jun 2022
Tunisian electricity distributor Société tunisienne de l’électricité et du gaz (STEG) has sought stakeholder consultation for a solar PV plant of 200 MW capacity that it plans to build in the Governorate of Tataouine.
Friday, 24 Jun 2022
Community solar hybrid-microgrids company Husk Power Systems has launched a 3-pronged strategy calling it Nigeria Sunshot Initiative to build a minimum of 500 microgrids in the African nation by 2026.
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022
The Nigerian state of Lagos is planning to build 1 GW solar PV capacity by 2030, to address the demand supply deficit for grid-based electricity, and the World Bank is to help it implement it in the form of distributed PV (DPV) projects.
Africa Can Install 125 GW Solar Capacity Between 2021 & 2030 Under IEA’s SAS Scenario In New Africa Energy Outlook
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022
Africa holds only 1% of the world’s installed solar PV capacity, however under the Sustainable Africa Scenario (SAS) in the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) new energy outlook report, there is potential for 125 GW solar to be added between 202.
Monday, 20 Jun 2022
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has appointed a new board of directors, to be led by Chanda Nxumalo as the chairperson who works as Director of Harmattan Renewables, a technical consultancy firm for Africa energy projects.
Friday, 17 Jun 2022
The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) launched the largest solar PV project in the country with 500 MW capacity which is to be built by French energy major TotalEnergies in Al-Sadada region.
Friday, 03 Jun 2022
South Africa’s Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited has launched construction of 3×10 MW solar power capacity in the country as part of its commitment to meeting environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets.
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2022
Renewable energy and green hydrogen projects developer CWP Global has entered a framework agreement with the Government of Mauritania moving forward with the planned 30 GW green hydrogen project worth $40 billion for which it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) back in November 2021.
Tuesday, 31 May 2022
British energy company Savannah Energy has entered an agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in Africa’s Chad to build up to 500 MW of renewable energy capacity in the country, including a 300 MW solar facility as the ‘largest’ PV .
Monday, 30 May 2022
Financed by the German development agency KfW, 23 MW Diass Solar Power Plant has come online in Senegal and was recently inaugurated by the country’s President Macky Sall along with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Canadian independent power producer (JCM Power) and equity investor InfraCo Africa have formally commissioned the ‘1st’ utility scale grid connected hybrid solar and battery energy storage system (BESS) in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Malawi.
Monday, 25 Apr 2022
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company Masdar along with Hassan Allam Utilities will launch a strategic platform to establish 4 GW electrolyzer capacity by 2030 in Egypt to produce up to 480,000 tons of green hydrogen annually, using the country’s solar and wind energy resources.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
UAE based thermal and renewable energy projects developer and operator AMEA Power says it has won a total of 72 MW solar power capacity in an international bidding process concluded in Morocco.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2022
French renewable energy company Total Eren has emerged as the winner of a 40 MW DC/30 MW AC Dondo Solar Power Plant in Mozambique after the country’s Energy Regulatory Authority (Arene) announced its selection in the competitive auction.
Monday, 11 Apr 2022
One of the biggest solar power projects in Zimbabwe’s Guruve & Mbire districts with 10 MW capacity is getting ready to grid connect initial 2 MW in May 2022 under phase I which will ensure Mbire experiences no load shedding through the day from.
Friday, 08 Apr 2022
South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has launched round 6 or window 6 of the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) to procure power from 1 GW of solar PV and 1.6 GW of onshore wind energy.
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At the recently concluded @TaiyangNews Bifacial & Solar Tracker #VirtualConference, Emmanuele Chiappori from #Antaisolar, brought an excellent speech with professional insights on July 5th and was invited to join the executive panel discussion in the final part of the conference. 4
#UnitedKingdom @beisgovuk concludes CfD auction round 4, securing close to 11 GW renewable energy capacity for 15-year contracts; 2.2 GW solar with a strike price of £0.4599/kWh ... picked; Close to 7 GW for offshore wind, 900 MW onshore wind win among others https://taiyangnews.info/markets/uks-cfd-round-4-secures-almost-11-gw-re/
A subsidiary of @Entergy Corporation, @EntergyArk is seeking proposals for 1 GW of solar and wind energy generation resources, with solar projects to be located within the US ... utility’s service territory #solarpv #solarenergy #solarpower #USA #Arkansas https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/us-utility-issues-1-gw-renewables-rfp/
Switzerland’s @EPFL_en & @CSEMInfo breach the 30% power conversion efficiency barrier for perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells on 1 cm2 area, certified by @NREL; Claim it... will pave the way for ‘even more competitive’ #solarpower generation #technews https://taiyangnews.info/technology/record-tandem-cell-efficiency-made-in-switzerland/
#Singapore's @EMA_sg launches RFP2 for 4 GW power supply from non-coal power generating entities; Under RFP1 received 20 proposals for electricity from #solarpv, wind, hydro & ... geothermal power from island nations of Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia and Thailand https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/singapore-issues-rfp-2-for-4-gw-clean-energy/