New Distributed Renewable Energy For Africa Initiative
World Bank To Mobilize Private Investment In Distributed RE With A New Platform For Africa
Friday, 11 Nov 2022
The World Bank Group has announced the launch of the Distributed Access through Renewable Energy Scale-Up (DARES) Platform to help Africa speed up efforts to achieve universal electrification goal by 2030 and mobilize private investment into distributed renewable energy (DRE) in the continent.
World Bank’s $615 Million For Solar Power
World Bank’s Financing Agreement For Clean Energy Based Rural Electrification In Bangladesh & Yemen
Monday, 04 Jul 2022
The World Bank has approved $515 million in financing to support 150 MW new rooftop solar capacity come onto the grid in Bangladesh through solar metering connections for over 100 customers.
Off-Grid Solar Key To Kenya’s Electrification
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.
Nigerian Bank Goes Solar
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.
India Launches RE Program In Rural Areas
MNRE Secures Administrative Approval To Implement ‘Scale Up Of Access To Clean Energy Scheme’ For Rural Livelihood Activities Through Decentralized Renewable Energy Technologies
Friday, 10 Aug 2018
A new support scheme of the Government of India will help rural livelihoods to become sustainable with the use of decentralized renewable energy technologies for electrical, thermal and mechanical applications.
India Aiming For 118 MW Off-Grid PV By 2020
India’s Ministry Of New & Renewable Energy Receives Green Signal To Implement Phase-III Of Off-Grid And Decentralized PV Applications
Friday, 08 Jun 2018
India will implement Phase-III of its Off-Grid and Decentralized PV Application Program, which targets an additional 118 MW of off-grid solar PV capacity by 2020.
Uganda Gets $2.3 Million From AfDB
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.
Global Tender For Off-Grid Solar In India
SECI Invites Interested Bidders To Install 16,000 Solar Power Packs In Arunachal Pradesh Villages
Monday, 05 Dec 2016
The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has invited bidders to bid for a rural electrification project in the eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.
Tesvolt Solar & Storage For Mali
25 African Villages To Be Electrified with PV Systems And Battery Storage By 2018
Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016
Tesvolt will provide 50 solar systems of 37 to 45 kW capacity each equipped with a 60 kWh battery storage system to power 25 villages in Mali. The project is coordinated by Africa Green Tec.
Small Wind And Solar Hybrid Project In India
Government Setting Up 10 Pilot Demonstration Projects To Power Off-Grid Areas
Friday, 27 May 2016
Inspired by the success of small wind energy and hybrid systems (SWES) in the US and some European nations, the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing a pilot SWES demonstration project to power un-electrified areas or areas with intermittent electric supply.
Rural Electrification In Morocco
Installation Of Solar Home Systems In 940 Villages Reaches Halfway Mark
Monday, 11 Apr 2016
Abu Dhabi based renewable energy firm, Masdar along with Morocco’s Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) have reached the half way mark of a rural electrification project that aims to install solar home systems in 940 villages across Morocco.
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