Africa PV News Snippets
Seychelles Signs Its 1st Power Purchase Agreement For Floating PV Plant & More From Decentral, Ghana
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2023
Seychelles signs its maiden PPA with Qair for a 5.8 MW floating solar plant; South Africa’s Decentral raises $12.1 million to expand C&I solar business; AfDB approves $28.49 million grant for renewable energy in Ghana.
Now Time To Explore Renewable Energy Manufacturing In Africa
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.
Ghana Commissions 13 MW Solar Power Plant
Volta River Authority, Ghana Brings Online 13 MW Solar Project; Begins Expansion Work For 15 MW
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2022
The Kaleo region of Ghana has become home to a 13 MW solar power plant of Volta River Authority (VRA) and may be expanded to 28 MW eventually after the country’s President Akufo-Addo presided over the commissioning ceremony.
AfDB Approves $27.39 Million For Solar In Ghana
African Development Bank To Fund Ghana’s Mini Grid & Solar PV Net Metering Plans
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.
5 MW Floating Solar PV Capacity Commissioned In Ghana
Ghana Commissions 5 MW Pilot Floating Solar Project, Part Of 250 MW PV Plans, As Country’s 1st Hydro-Solar Hybrid Power Generating System
Tuesday, 15 Dec 2020
The 5 MW floating solar PV pilot project (in the picture) is Ghana’s 1st hydro-solar hybrid power generating system, as well as the 1st floating PV system in the West African subregion, said BPA.
Corporate Solar PPA Signed in Ghana For 704 kW Capacity
Among First Corporate Solar Power Purchase Agreements Signed In Africa, Empower New Energy To Sell Clean Energy From 704-kW Rooftop Solar Plant in Ghana To Miniplast
Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020
Miniplast will purchase power from a 704 kW solar power system to be installed by Stella on its factory rooftops in Accra, Ghana (in the picture), in order to reduce its reliance on diesel generated power and bring down its electricity costs.
20 MW PV Plant Commissioned In Ghana
Meinergy Ghana Commissions 20 MW Solar Power Plant In Gomoa Onyaadze, Ghana Using 64,400 Solar Panels
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018
Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (front middle), while inaugurating the 20 MW solar power plant in the country, confirmed his government’s plans to head the competitive bidding way to procure power from independent power producers in the future.
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Ireland to abolish #ValueAddedTax on new solar panels & their installation for households which is estimated to save them €1,000, announced Environment Minister @EamonRyan; ...@ire_isea welcomes the news #Solar #Ireland #solarenergy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/now-no-vat-on-solar-in-ireland/
The parliamentary group in German Parliament Bundestag, comprising both CDU and CSU parties, has proposed the latter to clear what is terms a ‘Sun Package’ through which ...regulatory & permitting can be simplified for faster expansion of #Solar in #Germany https://taiyangnews.info/markets/demand-for-sun-package-in-germany/
Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/