Monday, 21 Aug 2023
Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) has invited bids to be submitted for the establishment of solar PV mini-grids in the counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, Tana River, Lamu, Narok, Kilifi and Kwale.
Friday, 30 Jun 2023
India has raised a total of $1.7 billion loan from the World Bank to support its efforts to accelerate the development of renewable energy in the country.
Republic Of Cabo Verde Seeking EPC Contractors For 4 Solar Power Plants Under World Bank Backed Renewable Energy Project
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2023
The Ministry of Finance and Business Development in the Republic of Cabo Verde, Africa has invited interested EPC contractors to submit their prequalification requests for the construction of 4 solar power plants having 3.3 MW combined capacity, unde.
Niger’s Energy Ministry Seeking Proposals For 50 MW Solar Power Plant Under World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar Program
Friday, 03 Feb 2023
A list of 6 shortlisted companies from around the world have been invited to submit their detailed proposals to win 50 MW solar PV project capacity in Africa’s Niger under the World Bank’s Scaling Solar program.
Over 100 MW Solar & Storage Capacity To Get World Bank Backing In Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone & Togo Under RESPITE Program
Friday, 03 Feb 2023
The World Bank has officially announced the launch of the Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) program.
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.
$497 Million World Bank Backing For South African Plan To Install 220 MW Solar & Wind & 150 MW Storage
Monday, 07 Nov 2022
South Africa has secured $497 million financing from the World Bank Group to decommission and repurpose its Komati Coal-Fired Power Plant with 150 MW solar PV, 70 MW wind energy and 150 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) capacity as a demonstration project for the energy transition.
World Bank & GOGLA Report Part II: 624 Million To Access Tier I Off-Grid Solar Energy Solutions By 2030
Tuesday, 18 Oct 2022
The World Bank and Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) project 624 million people globally to secure electricity access through tier I and above off-grid energy solutions by 2030, missing the Sustainable Development Goals 7 (SDG7) mark by 51.
Thursday, 13 Oct 2022
A new World Bank analysis recommends China to expand its 2030 wind and solar target to 1.7 TW, from 1.2 TW now—leading to up to 120 GW annually till 2030—which could advance its emissions peaking to earlier than 2030 and lead to a significant red.
Solar Off-Grid Gains Importance As More People Miss Access To Electricity Than Pre-COVID, Claims New World Bank & GOGLA Report
Friday, 07 Oct 2022
Global count of people accessing energy through off-grid solar solutions grew to 490 million at the end of 2021, including 70 million having gained access between 2019 and 2021, yet 733 million are to secure this access and the number of people likel.
Solar Mini Grids Can Power 490 Million People By 2030 At $0.20/kWh; Need $127 Billion Investment: World Bank
Friday, 30 Sep 2022
Calling solar mini grids a ‘core solution’ for closing the energy access gap whose cost of electricity generation has dropped from $0.55 per kWh in 2018 to $0.38 per kWh now, a World Bank report sees these having the potential to serve 490 millio.
Friday, 02 Sep 2022
The Government of Togo has launched a call for request for proposals (RFP) from shortlisted bidders for 50 MW grid connected solar PV tender launched in December 2019 under the World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar program.
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.
Friday, 01 Jul 2022
The World Bank is lending $165 million to support residential rooftop solar in India; Biocon is picking up 26% stake in AMPYR’s 30 MW solar plant; ReNew, UNEP & SEWA to train women workers as solar technicians; Skyfri bags Kerala floating solar project from BHEL.
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022
The Nigerian state of Lagos is planning to build 1 GW solar PV capacity by 2030, to address the demand supply deficit for grid-based electricity, and the World Bank is to help it implement it in the form of distributed PV (DPV) projects.
Monday, 30 May 2022
Financed by the German development agency KfW, 23 MW Diass Solar Power Plant has come online in Senegal and was recently inaugurated by the country’s President Macky Sall along with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
Monday, 20 Dec 2021
The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) is looking for a consultant to provide technical and engineering services for round 3 of its $48.9 million funding round to be launched for the implementation of the Renewable Energy Fund (REF).
Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021
India and the UK governments have launched the Green Grids initiative (GGI)—One Sun One World One Grid (GGI-OSOWOG). This is aimed to establish the world’s 1st international network of globally interconnected solar power grids.
World Bank To Help Burkina Faso Competitively Procure 325 MW Solar & 335 MWh Battery Storage In Phases; Says $168 Million Financing To Also Mobilize $400 Million In Private Investment
Tuesday, 29 Jun 2021
The World Bank has approved financing worth $168 million for the Burkina Faso Solar Energy and Access Project (SEAP) to enable the country’s transition to clean energy, and support clean energy access for close to 300 selected rural localities and .
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).
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UK based @FirstTinPlc is exploring a tin mining project within New England Renewable Energy Zone in #NewSouthWales powered by #renewableenergy, especially #solarpower to be used ...during daytime, estimated to cost it less than grid or diesel power #Australia https://taiyangnews.info/markets/renewable-energy-for-tin-mining-in-australia/
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/
JA Solar is China’s first private enterprise and the first solar PV company worldwide to becomes the member of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!