Friday, 05 Aug 2022
The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has unveiled a CFA 165 billion ($257 million) Program for the Promotion of Private Investments in the Solar Energy Sector (PPIPS) to enable 1.19 GW solar capacity to be realized in 6 ‘least advanced’ West African nations by 2030.
Funded by EU Entities, Benin’s Recently Commissioned First PV Power Plant To Double To 50 MW By 2024
Friday, 22 Jul 2022
Africa’s Benin is celebrating the commissioning of its 1st large scale solar power plant with 25 MW capacity that’s funded by the Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) and European Union (EU), and is set to be expanded to 50 MW by 2024.
Jacobs Engineering Group Secures Program Management Consultancy Contract For Four Solar PV Projects In Africa’s Benin Under Benin Power Compact That Aims For 45 MW PV Capacity
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
US based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., has won a 4-year program management consultancy contract to implement Benin Power Compact, that entails engineering, project and construction management for 4 solar PV plants in the African nation of Benin.
Top Solar Modules Listing – July 2022 by @TaiyangNews: @MaxeonSolar stays put on top as @AkcomeSolar enters list on 4th rank with high-power 700 W HJT module with 22.5% ... efficiency; Product count of Top Solar Modules in July increased from 25 to 26 #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/top-modules/top-solar-modules-listing-july-2022/
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company @Masdar has entered a joint development agreement with state owned Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd @tanescoyetutz to develop 2 GW ... #renewableenergy projects in the African country, comprising #solarpv and onshore wind https://taiyangnews.info/markets/masdar-tanescos-2-gw-re-deal-for-tanzania/
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company has turned offtaker for #solarpower to be generated by a 100 MW PV project with 40 MWh of battery storage, to be ... realized by Matshela Energy owned by ex-Eskom CEO @koko_matshela #Zimbabwe https://taiyangnews.info/business/100-mw-solar-energy-ppa-signed-in-zimbabwe/
#NorthAmerica PV Snippets: @BASF enters VPPAs for 250 MW RE; @PowerRevolve's 250 MW PV & storage gets @BLMNational approval; PPA for 200 MW for @EdpRenewables; @AlbertaMetis ... moving ahead with 4.86 MW solar plant; TurningPoint Energy expands in Delaware https://taiyangnews.info/markets/north-america-pv-news-snippets-38/
India’s newly added #solarpv capacity during H1/2022 grew 71% annually to 8.359 GW, according to @ResearchJmk, setting it on course to exit 2022 with some 20 GW installed, ... comprising 16.5 GW utility scale and 3.5 GW rooftop solar PV #solarenergy #India https://taiyangnews.info/business/8-4-gw-indias-h1-2022-solar-installations/