Niger’s Energy Ministry Seeking Proposals For 50 MW Solar Power Plant Under World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar Program
Friday, 03 Feb 2023
A list of 6 shortlisted companies from around the world have been invited to submit their detailed proposals to win 50 MW solar PV project capacity in Africa’s Niger under the World Bank’s Scaling Solar program.
Over 100 MW Solar & Storage Capacity To Get World Bank Backing In Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone & Togo Under RESPITE Program
Friday, 03 Feb 2023
The World Bank has officially announced the launch of the Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) program.
Eritrean Government Looking For Consultants To Advice On African Development Fund Backed 30 MW Dekemhare Solar PV Project
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023
Located on the Red Sea Coast in northeast Africa, Eritrea is looking at installing An African Development Fund (ADF) backed 30 MW solar PV project in Dekemhare with a battery energy storage system (BESS) and is looking for a project supervision and management consultant for the same.
African Solar PV Manufacturing Can Be Cost Competitive With China, Says SEForALL In New Report On African Renewable Energy Manufacturing Potential
Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023
The African continent has the potential to install 180 GW renewable energy capacity by 2030 and 1.2 TW by 2050 and to get there, it needs to scale up its manufacturing capabilities with a helping hand from its main trade partner China, says Sustainab.
To Accelerate Renewable Energy Installations, Power-Starved South Africa Brings Down Local Content For Solar Panels From 100% To 30%
Monday, 23 Jan 2023
As South Africa stares at another 2 years of load shedding as forecast by Eskom, President Cyril Ramaphosa led government is taking measures to accelerate renewable energy installations with plans to procure 14.771 GW of new wind, solar and battery s.
UAE’s Masdar & Zambia’s ZESCO To Jointly Develop 2 GW Solar Power Capacity In Zambia, Starting With Initial 500 MW
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023
Abu Dhabi energy company Masdar will cooperate with the Zambian national utility ZESCO to co-develop 2 GW worth of solar power capacity in Zambia, starting with phased installation of an initial 500 MW, announced Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema.
AMEA Power Enters 25-Year Power Purchase Agreement With Ivory Coast Government For 50 MW Solar PV Project
Tuesday, 17 Jan 2023
UAE based renewable energy company AMEA Power will build a 50 MW solar power plant in Africa’s Ivory Coast as the country’s ‘1st’ solar independent power producer (IPP) project, after it signed a concession and power purchase agreement (PPA) for 25 years with the Government of Ivory Coast.
Tunisian Energy Ministry Launches Tenders For Utility Scale Solar PV Projects Under National Program for the Development of Renewable Energies
Monday, 09 Jan 2023
Through 2 separate tenders, the Tunisian Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy is seeking proposals for solar power capacity deployment including for 800 MW AC to be developed as 8 projects of 100 MW AC each, under the ambit of the National Program for the Development of Renewable Energies.
Ground Breaks For 560 MW Kom Ombo Abydos Solar PV Project In Egypt With JA Solar Modules, To Produce Clean Electricity At $0.02/kWh
Friday, 06 Jan 2023
Touted to become the ‘largest’ single solar PV electricity generation project in all of Africa on completion, the 560 MW Abydos Solar Power Plant has entered construction in Kom Ombos, Egypt.
Thursday, 29 Dec 2022
The World Bank Group announced that from its new Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) it has approved $311 million in International Development Association (IDA) financing to West African countries for installing and operatin.
Masdar Inaugurates ADFD Funded 5 MW Solar & Battery Storage Project In Seychelles To Help Save About 2 Million Liters Of Fossil Fuel Annually
Friday, 23 Dec 2022
Abu Dhabi’s Masdar has commissioned its 2nd clean energy project in East Africa’s Seychelles with 5 MW solar PV and 3.3 MWh energy storage capacity, in the vicinity of its 1st project, the Port Victoria Wind Farm, to supply electricity to main island of Mahé.
Italy’s Eni Expands Tunisian Solar Portfolio With 10 MW Tataouine Solar PV Project Online, Under 20-Year PPA With STEG
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022
Italian oil giant Eni has grid connected a 10 MW solar power plant in Tunisia’s Tataouine, expanding its installed PV capacity in the African country to 15 MW comprising a 5 MW facility that supplies power to Eni’s Adam oilfield in Tataouine.
Solar Steals The Show In South Africa’s 6th REIPPPP Bid Window Winning All Of 860 MW Awarded; Oversubscribed Onshore Wind Segment Gets No Grid Capacity
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022
South Africa has concluded the country’s 6th bid window of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), awarding all of 860 MW to 5 solar PV projects even as the oversubscribed segment of onshore wind lost with no grid capacity available.
Voltalia & Taqa Arabia Propose 2.7 GW Solar & Wind Powered 1 GW Green Hydrogen Production Facility In Egypt
Friday, 09 Dec 2022
Details of yet another green hydrogen project in Egypt have been revealed with France’s Voltalia and Egypt’s Taqa Arabia announcing plans to have an aggregate 1 GW electrolyzer facility powered by 2.7 GW solar and wind energy in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.
CWP Global Proposes 10 GW Renewables & Green Hydrogen Project In The Horn Of Africa Under MoU With Djibouti
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
Africa’s Djibouti has unveiled plans to host a 10 GW renewable energy and green hydrogen hub as it entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CWP Global which could make the country a major exporter of green hydrogen and ammonia, along with generating renewable energy.
IFC, FMO & JICA To Finance AMEA Power’s 500 MW Solar PV Plant In Egypt; Company Also Raises Proceeds For 500 MW Wind Farm
Saturday, 03 Dec 2022
COP27 host Egypt has of late attracted a lot of interest to exploit its renewable energy potential with the most recent announcement being 1 GW solar and wind energy capacity build by AMEA Power, to be financed by a host of international entities, in.
Mozambique Looking For Developers To Install 2×30 MW AC Solar PV Capacity Under European Union Backed Auctions Program
Monday, 28 Nov 2022
The Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mozambique (MIREME) through the Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE), has launched a notice of prequalification for the development of 2 projects of 30 MW AC each under its Programa de Promoção de Leilõ.
Eni & Sonatrach Start Work On 10 MW PV Plant For Oil Production Complex & Announce Solar Lab To Test Module Technologies
Tuesday, 22 Nov 2022
Italy’s Eni and Algerian state-owned oil company Sonatrach have started construction of a 10 MW solar power plant at the Bir Rebaa North (BRN) oil production complex in Algeria, to help power hydrocarbon production with clean energy; the duo have a.
Monday, 21 Nov 2022
German solar power company Juwi says it is in the final stages of commissioning what it terms is the world’s ‘largest’ solar hybrid project comprising a 36 MW solar farm and a 7.6 MW battery energy storage system integrated into the existing di.
Egypt Accords Exclusive Land Rights For Renewable Energy Projects To Fortescue To Produce Green Hydrogen
Wednesday, 16 Nov 2022
At the UNFCCC’s COP27, the host country Egypt has agreed to offer access and exclusive land rights with potential to host 7.6 GW renewable energy, including solar and wind, to Australia’s Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) as it explores the oppor.
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A list of 6 shortlisted companies from around the world have been invited to submit their detailed proposals to win 50 MW solar PV project capacity in Africa’s Niger under the ... @WorldBank @IFC_org Scaling Solar program #solarpv #SolarEnergy #Niger https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/proposals-invited-for-nigers-scaling-solar-project/
The world’s leading solar tracker manufacturer @Arraytechinc is to set up local production facility in #Victoria #Australia to supply trackers to a 130 MW DC solar farm after ... winning the ‘1st’ tracker supplier contract for projects awarded under VRET2 https://taiyangnews.info/business/us-solar-tracker-firm-expanding-manufacturing-footprint/
The @WorldBank has officially announced the launch of Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) program under which it will back close to 106 MW #solarPV & ... storage in #Chad #Liberia #SierraLeone & #Togo to rapidly increase renewables https://taiyangnews.info/markets/new-world-bank-project-to-back-106-mw-pv-in-africa/
#Germany's @bnetza says the country installed 7.179 GW #solarPV in 2022 with 350 MW in December 2022, taking the country’s cumulative installed capacity till the end of last year... to 66.5 GW; Solar has now overtaken cumulative wind capacity of 66.35 GW here https://taiyangnews.info/markets/germany-exited-2022-with-7-2-gw-new-solar-installed/2
#Europe PV Snippets: Onde’s largest PV contract to date in #Poland; Qair gets @Bpifrance as investor; @HolaLuzcom & @bancosantander join hands for solar in #Spain; ReneSola ... changes brand identity to Emeren Group; MET commissions 96 MW solar in #Hungary https://taiyangnews.info/markets/europe-pv-news-snippets-54/