Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022
Indian technology company Servotech Power Systems Limited (SPSL), with support from Germany’s German Development Agency GIZ, has developed what it terms the ‘first-of-its-kind’ solar performance and monitoring system that can be integrated into.
Monday, 13 Jun 2022
The global off-grid solar sector returned to growth having attracted $457 million worth of investments in 2021 with 44% annual improvement and $130 million more than in 2020, according to the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), taking total.
Monday, 16 May 2022
England headquartered and Africa focused off-grid electric utility Bboxx has raised $15 million from InfraCo Africa to expand its reach to various existing and new markets across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Monday, 27 Sep 2021
Governments and policymakers in Sub-Saharan Africa need to prioritize off-grid solar urgently if they wish to ‘accelerate inclusive and sustainable economic development’, claims a report by Bboxx and University College London (UCL).
British Electricity Utility Bboxx & French Cotton Producer Geocoton Advens To Launch Off-Grid Solar Power Joint Venture For Burkina Faso
Monday, 02 Aug 2021
Off-grid electricity services company Bboxx of Britain is to launch a joint venture (JV) with French cotton producer Geocoton Advens Group to bring clean, reliable and affordable solar energy to 2 million people in Burkina Faso, the duo announced.
Germany’s Juwi To Use Bifacial Solar Modules For World’s ‘Largest’ Off-Grid Hybrid Project For Mining Industry, With 36 MW Solar PV+7.5 MW Energy Storage System For Egyptian Sukari Gold Mine Of Centamin
Wednesday, 05 May 2021
German renewable energy company juwi group has bagged a contract to equip a gold mine in Egypt with what it says will be the world’s ‘largest’ off-grid hybrid project for the mining industry.
French Energy Behemoth EDF Group Acquires Stakes In Distributed Solar Startup Econet Energy, Kenya & Off-Grid Utility Bboxx, Kenya
Thursday, 25 Feb 2021
EDF Group has made 2 major investments in the Kenyan energy market by announcing stake acquisitions in solar startups, saying this strengthens its position in the Kenyan market and quickens its pace of development in Africa.
Around 1,800 Households, MSMEs & Public Facilities In Nigeria To Access Clean Energy Through Solar Hybrid Mini Grids Under Nigeria Electrification Project After Rural Electrification Agency Roped In 2 Developers
Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020
Having executed PBG agreements with 2 developers (in the picture) for solar hybrid mini grid projects in Nigeria, the REA said it is still accepting applications from other mini grid developers to close the energy gap in the country.
Nigeria Ministry Of Power Seeking Experienced & Competent Bidders To Set Up Off Grid & Mini Grid Solar Power Capacity Across Country
Monday, 24 Aug 2020
The Nigerian government has invited bidders for off-grid and minigrid solar power capacity development under a solicitation process.
Financed By ADB & Governments Of Tonga, Australia, EU, Global Environment Facility and the Second Danish Cooperation Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Rural Areas, Tonga Breaks Ground On 1st Off-Grid Solar Plant
Thursday, 25 Jul 2019
The Pacific Island of Tonga has broken ground on its first off-grid solar power plant and distribution network for the country’s most remote island of Niuatoputapu.
Off-Grid Solar PV Systems Installed Under India’s Off-Grid & Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme To Be Grid Connected To Ensure Optimal Utilization of Assets: MNRE
Thursday, 16 May 2019
As per MNRE, installed off-grid solar PV capacity of the country till March 31, 2019 was 915.61 MW.
Under Lighting Afghanistan Program, IFC Launches Pay-As-You-Go Solar Home Systems Pilot Project For Afghan Provinces Of Kandahar & Nangarhar; D.Light To Provide Solar Arrays & Batteries For Project
Friday, 22 Feb 2019
The PAYG solar home system initiative for Afghanistan is part of IFC’s Lighting Afghanistan program in collaboration with d.Light, Afghan Wireless Communications Company (AWCC) and the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA).
World Bank Helps Kenya Develop National Electrification Strategy Targeting Universal Access To All Citizens By 2022; Off-Grid Solar Finds Prominent Mention In Roadmap
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018
Through KNES, developed with help from the World Bank, Kenya wants to encourage private sector support for off-grid solutions for Kenyan homes, businesses and community service centres in remote parts of the country.
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.
Daystar Power Signs Cooperation Deal With Nigerian Bank Of Agriculture To Power 158 Locations With Solar & Develop PV Projects For Rural Areas
Sunday, 26 Aug 2018
African solar power company Daystar Power has signed a cooperation deal with the Bank of Agriculture in Nigeria to install PV systems for 158 locations of the bank and its branches.
International Finance Corporation Backs Papua New Guinea Power Limited To Explore Renewable Energy For Remote & Outer Island Centers; Pilot Project Using Rooftop Solar For Businesses To Launch By December 2018
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has signed an agreement withPapua New Guinea’s electricity utility, PNG Power Limited to help the country deliver reliable and low-cost power to its remote and outer island centers, all those areas not connected to the grid.
Sunday, 25 Mar 2018
Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore inaugurated the 15 MW PV project, which Total Eren claims is the largest hybrid PV-HFO plant in the world and one of the largest solar facilities in sub-Saharan Africa (Photo Credit: Total Eren).
Lighting Africa Initiative Of World Bank & IFC Kicks Off 2-Year Consumer Education Campaign In Tanzania For ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ Solar Off-Grid Lighting & Energy Products
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
The World Bank-IFC have together launched a 2-year consumer education campaign in Tanzania that will promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products. It is aimed for consumers in rural communities that are not connected to the grid.
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017
The Nigerian Ministry of Science and Technology has reportedly stated that it Nigeria plans to generate 2,000 MW of clean energy through solar energy. Out of this, 1,000 MW will come from off-grid solar, the other 1,000 MW will be on-grid capacity.
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Till the end of March 31, 2022, Italy’s cumulative installed solar PV capacity reached 22.96 GW with 185% annual growth in Q1/2022 numbers of 433 MW, says local renewables ... association Anie Rinnovabili @ANIE_Fed #solarpv #solarenergy #solarpower #Italy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/italy-installed-433-mw-new-solar-in-q1-2022/
German laser technology company for solar PV industry @3DMicromacAG will supply its microCELL MCS high-throughput laser cutting solution to EPC company Bottero SpA for installation... in @enelgreenpower's 3Sun Gigafactory in Italy with 3 GW capacity #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/business/german-laser-cutting-solution-for-italys-egp/
Global alternative asset manager @Brookfield Asset Management raises $15 billion from institutional investors for its inaugural impact fund, Brookfield Global Transition Fund; ... Claims it to be the world’s largest private fund to facilitate net-zero economy https://taiyangnews.info/business/15-billion-for-brookfields-energy-transition-fund/
Solar panel & inverter supplier @OrnateSolar has commissioned claiming it to be the ‘largest’ building integrated rooftop PV system in India with 530 kW system size, for ... Pangaea Natural Stone in Rajasthan, using @Enphase inverters & @Canadian_Solar modules https://taiyangnews.info/technology/indias-largest-roof-integrated-solar-system/