Monday, 21 Feb 2022
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced $379.6 million financing for its flagship 10 GW solar development project Desert to Power (DtP) which is expected to create 500 MW additional solar generation capacity.
Thursday, 03 Feb 2022
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will support the development of 67.5 MW of new renewable energy capacity in Ghana, to be installed through mini grids and solar PV net metering, with a grant of $27.39 million.
Wednesday, 05 Jan 2022
The state-run utility in Mozambique, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is exploring the feasibility of establishing a floating solar power plant in Chicamba Reservoir of 44 MW Chicamba Dam in the country’s Manica province, for which it is looking to hire consultants.
Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021
International fund for climate friendly projects Green Climate Fund (GCF) has pledged $150 million to support African Development Bank’s (AfDB) flagship project Desert to Power (DtP) through which the latter aims to develop 10 GW solar PV capacity in the Sahel region.
Africa’s Sahel Inches Forward Towards 10 GW Solar Energy By 2030 Plan As Regional Roadmap Of African Development Bank’s Emblematic Desert To Power Initiative Is Validated By G5 Sahel Nations
Friday, 10 Sep 2021
The group of 5 countries in Africa’s Sahel region, namely Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritiana and Niger, as G5 Sahel have validated the regional roadmap of the Desert to Power initiative, giving certainty to the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) ‘emblematic’ project Desert to Power (DtP).
South Korea To Invest $600 Million On Renewable Energy Solutions In Africa, Including Mini-Grids, Along With African Development Bank
Monday, 05 Jul 2021
Renewable energy solutions in Africa, including those related to generation, transmission, distribution, off-grid and mini-grids, will be focus of a $600 million financing approved by the South Korean government to be executed under the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Framework (KAEIF).
Côte d’Ivoire Energy Ministry & CI-Energies, With Support From IFC, Launch 60 MW Solar Tender Under World Bank’s Scaling Solar Program
Thursday, 24 Jun 2021
The African nation of Côte d’Ivoire has launched a 60 MW solar power tender under its arrangement with the World Bank backed Scaling Solar Program which it joined in November 2019 (see Côte d’Ivoire Joins World Bank’s Scaling Solar Program).
$27.2 Million Loan Issued By AfDB To Be Used For Design, Construction And Operation Of 200 MW Solar PV Plant In Kom Ombo, Egypt
Friday, 05 Mar 2021
The African Development Bank (AfDB) issued an announcement saying that it has lent $ 27.2 million, structured in the form of a senior loan, for the design, construction and operation of a 200 MW solar photovoltaic plant at Kom Ombo, in southern Egypt.
African Development Bank Hopes For Over 80 MW Renewable Mini-Grids Capacity To Come Up In Africa With $7 Million Grant Approved
Thursday, 07 Jan 2021
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has extended a $7 million grant from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to support expansion of renewable mini-grids in the continent in the form of the Africa Mini-Grid Market Acceleration Programme (AMAP).
Angola’s Ministry Of Energy & Water To Hire Individual Consultant As Renewable Energy Expert & Project Manager To Assist In Implementation Of IPP Procurement Framework
Friday, 15 Feb 2019
The Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEA) in Africa’s Angola is looking for a long-term Renewable Energy Expert and Project Manager to help in implementation of its Angola Renewable Energy Program (AREP) through which the government wants to roll o.
Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency Seeking Consultant To Conduct Feasibility Study & Prepare Masterplan For 1 GW Solar IPP Procurement Program
Saturday, 08 Sep 2018
The Rural Electrification Agency of Nigeria is looking for a consultancy firm to conduct feasibility study, design a masterplan and geotechnical survey for the development of a 1 GW Solar IPP Procurement Programme.
InfraCo Africa Enters PPA For 2 Solar Power Projects Of 60 MW Combined Capacity With Chad SNE & Government Of Chad
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018
A PPA for 60 MW solar power capacity was signed by InfraCo Africa’s Head of West Africa Business Development, Kodjo Afidegnon with the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Michel Bouker.
African Development Bank Approves $2.3 Million To Support Decentralized Solar Power Systems In Rural & Urban Uganda
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a project preparation grant of $2.3 million for decentralized power systems in rural and urban areas of Uganda. This grant is aimed at helping kick start future investments in such power systems.
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#China PV Snippets: @jinko_solar's Jianshan project starts phase II; Huasun Energy releases Himalaya G12 series of modules; HYDROCHINA and Xinjiang Fukang Municipal People’s ... Government sign 5 GW new energy project development deal #solarpv #solarenergy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/china-pv-news-snippets-189/
Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources @TCEnerji has concluded 1 GW YEKA GES-4 solar power auction round, awarding 700 MW capacity to 12 projects with the lowest bid ... coming in at TRY 0.49 per kWh, says @GunderSolar #solarpv #solarenergy #Turkey https://taiyangnews.info/markets/turkey-concludes-1-gw-yeka-ges-4-solar-auction/
Mayor of @cityoflondon, @SadiqKhan has announced the city’s Tube network run by Transport for London @TfL is soliciting bids to sign a renewables power purchase agreement as it ... seeks to power all its operations with 100% renewable energy by 2030 #London https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/transport-for-londons-re-ppa-tender/
Maharashtra utility @MSEDCL has launched a request for selection to procure 1 GW AC of solar power from grid connected ground mounted PV projects located within the state to supply... to agricultural consumers during daytime #solarpv #Maharashtra #India https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/1-gw-ac-solar-procurement-tender-by-msedcl/