June 2024
Nextracker (NASDAQ: NXT), a global provider of intelligent solar tracker and software solutions, today announced it has acquired Ojjo in an all-cash transaction for approximately $119 million. The purchase price is subject to working capital and other customary purchase price adjustments. Ojjo is a U.S.-based renewable energy company specializing in foundation technology and services used in util...
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Sineng Electric, a global leading PV+ESS solution provider, garnered significant attention during Intersolar Europe 2024 with the debut of its comprehensive product portfolio tailored for diverse applications. Amidst the bustling atmosphere, Sineng’s booth became a vibrant hub of innovation and collaboration where industry professionals, thought leaders and renewable energy enthusiasts conver...
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Sineng Electric, a global leading PV+ESS solution provider, has forged a strategic cooperation agreement with TÜV Rheinland at SNEC. This partnership seeks to enhance collaboration in the certification and testing services for energy storage inverters and battery energy storage systems (BESS). The signing ceremony was attended by Jianfeng Sun, Deputy General Manager of Sineng Electric R&D Cen...
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Solis Technologies, the world’s third-largest PV inverter manufacturer, has announced a strategic working agreement with TÜV Rheinland (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., the industry-leading research and testing body. This partnership brings together two leaders in technology and innovation, united by their vision for dedicated excellence in testing and certification. Strategic Alliance to Drive Continuo...
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Sineng Electric has recently formed a strategic partnership with Dongfang Electric International Co., Ltd. (“DEC International”), a prominent Chinese state-owned power equipment manufacturer, to drive innovation and growth in the global renewable energy sector. The partnership was formally established during a signing ceremony held on the opening day of SNEC PV Power Expo 2024 in Shanghai, whi...
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JinkoSolar, the global leading PV and ESS supplier, today announced a new global partnership with Manchester City. The new partnership will allow JinkoSolar to accelerate its market presence to a global audience and to support the Club’s effort to become one of the largest producers of renewable energy in world football. JinkoSolar is a globally renowned and highly innovative solar technology...
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  Ginlong (Solis) (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), one of the most experienced and the third largest inverter manufacturers in the world, is delighted to announce its participation in the 9th Solar Africa Exhibition, set to be held in Nairobi, Kenya. Solis, a global leader in solar and energy storage solutions, remains committed not only to meeting energy needs but also to significantly reduci...
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The global semiconductor leader Infineon Technologies AG announced to provide TRENCHSTOP™ IGBT7 semiconductor devices to Sineng Electric, driving the advancement of Sineng Electric's high-power PCS technology. This collaboration aims to propel the transformation of renewable energy applications. Partnering with Infineon for Excellence In recent years, the global energy storage market has b...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech In an inspiring move towards sustainable development and community empowerment, Aptech Africa- Juba has successfully designed, supplied and installed a solar PV system and a solar water pump at a youth centre in Juba, South Sudan. This innovative project is set to transform the daily operations of the centre, providing reliable electricity and cle...
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Today, Empower New Energy, in collaboration with its technical partners, Powercell Limited and Huawei, announces the commissioning of a pioneering rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and battery energy storage system (BESS) for Justrite Superstores, the leading neighbourhood retail supermarket chain in Nigeria. This installation, the first of its kind in the West African supermarket chain space,...
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Ginlong (Solis) (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) inverter technology, reaffirms its commitment to advancing the transition to clean energy across Africa. At the recent Solar & Storage Live MENA held in Cairo, the company showcased its pioneering residential, commercial, and utility energy solutions tailored specifically for the Egyptian energy needs. Despite be...
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Read the full original article here from PR Newswire On May 30, TIME revealed the 2024 TIME100 Most Influential Companies list, highlighting companies making an extraordinary impact around the world. Envision Energy, a global leader in green technology and renewable energy solutions, has been honored among this select group as the 'Green Giant.' This distinction highlights its substantial ...
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Read the full original article here from PV Tech Leading Chinese module manufacturer JinkoSolar has developed a new n-type tunnel oxide passivated contact (TOPCon) perovskite tandem cell, with a power conversion efficiency of 33.24%, a new record for the company. The cell, tested by the Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is a sign...
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Bright Light and AMMP Technologies are proud to announce a partnership to enhance Bright Light's monitoring with AMMP's software solution. 💡 The collaboration aims to enable Bright Light to monitor its portfolio with AMMP's comprehensive system monitoring tool, tapping into its advanced skills in data unification, portfolio monitoring, and analytics. "Bright Light has found managing O&...
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May 2024
Interview with Vincent Ombajo, Managing Director at Collective Energy Africa   What is the most notable development you have witnessed in the past 12 months? There are 3 main noticeable developments for storage in Africa: Increased awareness and adoption of the Lithium Ion technology across most markets Continued reduction of prices of Lithium Ion batteries that has jolted it...
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Growatt offers an extensive portfolio of products and solutions including PV inverters, energy storage systems, EV chargers and smart energy management solutions for residential, commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility-scale solar plants. Established in 2011, Growatt has built strong and experienced local teams in distributed solar markets with an extensive service network of 42 offices...
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Aptech Africa Ltd installed and commissioned a ground mounted hybrid solar system of 38.8kWp with a battery bank storage of 163.2kWh at a Dairy farm in Kiboga. The inverter technology used is a Victron Quattro 48V/15000VA a hybrid inverter that has two AC inputs and outputs also allowing an additional power source like generators to be connected whenever required. The entire system can be remotely...
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Rensource Energy, Africa’s fastest-growing renewable energy company, in partnership with Green Fuels, has started the construction of a 4.7MWp Solar PV Gas Hybrid system for Valentine Chickens in Kwara State, Nigeria. Expected to be completed in Q3 2024, this project will generate 2.52GWh annually and offset 16,260 metric tonnes of CO2 over the project’s lifetime. The system is designed to opt...
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Clenergy, a leading provider of innovative solar mounting solutions, proudly announces its inaugural tracking system project in Europe. The company has emerged as the standout choice amid fierce competition, securing a collaboration agreement with SolServices, a prominent renewable energy project developer based in Hungary. The partnership entails providing a 20 MW ezTracker D1P tracking system...
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Read the full original article here from Odyssey Energy Solutions Odyssey Energy Solutions, an end-to-end platform for financing, procuring equipment for, and monitoring distributed energy assets, is excited to announce its partnership with the African Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA) to implement its remote monitoring and control technology within AMDA's network of mini-grid developers. ...
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Photo credit: KUDURA POWER East Africa Ltd Read the full original article here from ACERD The Congolese Association for Renewable and Decentralized Energy (ACERD asbl) and the Association of Mini-Grid Developers in Africa (AMDA) The Association of Mini-Grid Developers in Africa (AMDA) announced a collaboration aimed at bridging the energy access gap through mini-grids and decentralized service...
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Supply of 110MW of cutting-edge Vertex N modules to the region Trinasolar proudly announces the signing of three transformative distributor partnerships, marking a significant expansion in its reach across the Middle East and Africa. Partnering with Noon for Renewable Energy in Lebanon, Al Takamul Engineering in Palestine, and Golden Sun Solar Solutions in Sudan. Trinasolar is poised to deliver a...
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In a significant stride towards sustainable development, the Republic of Burundi recently witnessed a momentous event: the inauguration ceremony by the President of the Republic of Burundi for the 11 mini-grids installed by Aptech Africa Ltd, marking a transformative leap in the nation's energy landscape. The 11 Mini- grids cover 5 provinces in Burundi with 9 Mini- grids having a capacity of 34...
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C’est depuis février 2018 que le Programme Alimentaire Mondial des Nations unies (PAM) a intensifié son opération d’urgence en République Démocratique du Congo pour empêcher la famine dans la région du Kasaï en proie à des conflits ethniques et politiques. Pour réussir cette mission, l’agence s’est dotée d’un système solaire hybride d’une très grande capacité pour aliment...
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Trina Solar Co., Ltd , a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, has released its 2023 annual report, confirming revenues of $16.09 billion and representing a 27% increase on 2022. Module shipments for the year totalled 65.21GW, which is 51% higher than in 2022. Meanwhile, the TrinaTracker business unit had delivered more than 20GW of solar mounting systems, and the Trina Storag...
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Dear partners and friends, As the ever-growing, innovative and expanding company that we are, we will standardise our branding globally, reflecting our core values in our brand name. Thor, the great legend of the Norse pantheon, was considered the protector of humankind and planet Earth, the master of the weather and electrical power. As climate change is one of the most dramatic challenges of ou...
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Dutch & Company, a leading solar energy firm, has achieved a significant milestone by installing and commissioning a rooftop solar system at the cold-room facility operated by The Fruit Terminal Company (FTC) in Tema Harbour, Ghana The Ghana based firm, popularly known as Dutch & Co entered into partnership with The Fruit Terminal Company (FTC) by signing an EPC agreement for the enginee...
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Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce the commencement of module deliveries to the Umoyilanga Avondale 115MW photovoltaic project, developed under a strategic partnership with China Energy International Group and China Gezhouba Group. The project is located approximately 800km from Johannesburg, in Apington, Northern Cape, South Africa. Th...
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Read the full original article here from GoSshop In 2022, GoShop's collaboration with the Health System Development Program Management Unit (PDSS) sparked an extraordinary project to electrify 613 health centers across the Democratic Republic of Congo. These health centers, known as FOSA and supported by PDSS, are the pillars of healthcare access for thousands across the country, playing a cruc...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa As concerns about climate change and energy security escalate globally, the demand for renewable energy solutions has soared. Solar power, in particular, has emerged as a frontrunner due to its abundance, sustainability, and scalability. In Juba, where the sun shines abundantly year-round, electricity infrastructure can be unreliable and...
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Read the full original article here from Solarquarter Under the auspices of His Excellency Mr. Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar, Rio Tinto QMM and CrossBoundary Energy marked a significant milestone in sustainable mining by inaugurating the Ehoala Solar Park in Fort-Dauphin. The project, a part of Rio Tinto QMM’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions, underscores the company’s dedic...
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Davis & Shirtliff, a leading provider of water and energy solutions in East Africa, has partnered with Trina Solar, a Tier-I global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules and smart energy solutions. The partnership aims to drive the adoption of solar power across the East African region. Under this partnership, Davis & Shirtliff (D&S) will distribute Trina Solar's innovative and reliable...
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Trina Solar's proprietary 210mm n-type i-TOPCon module has achieved a maximum power output of 740.6W, setting a new world record and certified by TÜV SÜD, according to its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province. It is the 26th time that Trina Solar has set world records in PV module conversion efficiency and output power, underscoring its leadership in t...
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Rensource Energy, Africa’s fastest growing solar power provider for the Commercial and Industrial Sector (C&I) announced the installation of a 300kWp Carport solar energy for the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria at Abuja. This installation would generate 436MWh annually and offset 4,293 metric tonnes of CO2 over the project’s lifetime. Also, this installation contributes to the advancem...
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April 2024
Read the full original article here from Jinko JinkoSolar, the global leading PV and ESS supplier, today announced that it has once again topped the PV Tech 2024 Q1 ModuleTech Bankability Report, earning a "AAA" rating, which underlines the company's leadership position in manufacturing excellence, reliable quality, market share, sound financial performance, and technological innovation. Jin...
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GameChange Solar, a leading global supplier of solar tracking solutions for ground-mounted PV plants, has been selected to supply its Genius Tracker™ solar trackers for four new solar projects totalling over 500 megawatts (MW) in Southern Africa. These projects are strategically positioned to enhance energy supply across the region, supporting the diversification of the energy mix to help ensure...
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Recently, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released the "BNEF Energy Storage Tier 1 List 2Q 2024", and JinkoSolar has made it to the list due to its outstanding strength in the energy storage field. JinkoSolar, the global leading PV and ESS supplier, has become a Tier 1 energy storage provider recognized by BNEF, thanks to its leading energy storage products in the industry. JinkoSolar’s e...
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Read the full original article here from Entrackr Climate-focused deep-tech startup Ecozen has raised $30 million in a mix of debt and equity from Nuveen Global Fund and other existing equity investors, and new debt support from InCred Credit Fund and International Development Finance Corporation (IDFC). In January last year, the Pune-based startup secured $25 million led by Nuveen. It has...
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Trina Storage and Pacific Green have signed a letter of intent relating to 1,500 MWh integrated energy storage solutions at the World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates from April 16 to 18 the global energy storage and technology companies. Under the agreement Trina Storage and Pacific Green will draw on their expertise and commitment in renewable energy and work t...
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Read the new article here from GoShop GoShop, in partnership with SANRU (an NGO dedicated to primary health care in rural areas) launched a pioneering project aimed at providing a reliable source of energy to Provincial Health Directorates in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This unique collaboration has made it possible to install GoShop electricity kits in 82 Provincial Health Directorates, ...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Guinea, a country in West Africa, has been grappling with challenges related to access to electricity for its population. With only about 30% of its population having access to electricity, Guinea has been exploring various renewable energy solutions to improve its energy access and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. One of the promisin...
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Trina Storage, the leading global energy storage product & solution provider, announces the upcoming release of the 5MWh variant of its innovative Elementa 2 platform in middle east. Following the successful global launch of the 4MWh Elementa 2 in London, this Middle East debut showcases Trina Storage's commitment to innovation in sustainable energy solutions. Enhanced Energy Density & ...
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Read the full original article here from ENGIE Energy Access The Dohouè MySol Grid, powered by 135 kWp of solar panels and supported by 130 kWh of Lithium-ion batteries, connects over 1,500 residents and businesses to sustainable energy solutions. In partnership with the Beninese Agency for Rural Electrification and Energy Management (ABERME), ENGIE Energy Access has secured a 20-year license ...
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Ready the full original article here from GoShop Since its inception in 2017, the GoShop Academy, an initiative of GoShop Energy, has been committed to investing in training programs aimed at empowering technicians in the field of renewable energy. Over the years, the Academy has successfully trained over 1000 technicians, providing them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the rene...
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As the global community increasingly commits to the principles of sustainability, with a focus on the economy, society, and the environment, the crucial challenge now lies in ensuring the continuous availability of energy at affordable prices to support these principles. At the heart of this endeavour is the concept of energy security. Energy security, defined as the uninterrupted availability ...
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Read the full original article here from Business Tech Leading global digital power and product solution vendor, Huawei has launched its innovative Fusionsolar Residential Luna 2.0 solar solution to the South African market. The product can be utilized in smaller scenarios i.e. residential, Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME), and business. The solution, which comes in different sc...
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Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, will be participating at World Future Energy Summit (WFES), the premier business event for future energy and sustainability. Held at ADNEC Abu Dhabi from April 16th to 18th, 2024, Trina Solar’s presence underscores their commitment to actively shape the region's dynamic renewable energy landscape. Unveiling the Future of S...
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Read the full original article here from Daily News In the busy city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, a groundbreaking event took place that would pave the way for a greener and more sustainable future. It was a historic moment as Huawei Digital Power hosted its first-ever summit in Africa, bringing together channel partners from across the region to unveil the latest sustainable energy solutions in...
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Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, has announced its partnership with China Energy International Group and China Gezhouba Group to power Mooi Plaats 283MWdc ground photovoltaic power plant project in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The project is financed by EDF Renewables, in conjunction with South Africa's local financial institutes. The...
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InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed an agreement with Savant Group Ltd, committing US$12 million to scale SunCulture’s solar irrigation offering across sub-Saharan Africa. The equity investment, made through InfraCo Africa’s dedicated investment arm, forms part of an oversubscribed US$27.5 million Series B fundraise set to deliver access to I...
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March 2024
Ginlong Technologies., Ltd (Solis Inverters) (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), a globally renowned PV inverter manufacturer, proudly unveiled its latest innovation, the S6-EH3P(29.9-50)K-H, at the recent Solar & Storage Live Africa event held in Johannesburg. This groundbreaking hybrid PV inverter, designed specifically for commercial and industrial applications, integrates advanced energy storage ca...
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Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, one of the most experienced and the third largest inverter manufacturers in the world, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious seal of recognition for 'Top PV Inverter Brand' in the Netherlands by global market research organisation, EUPD.  The award marks the 9th consecutive year that Solis has been privileged with an EUPD seal, affirming i...
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Read the full original article here from Solar Quarter The market has been witnessing the emerging and dominating trend of the n-type TOPCon PV cell technology since the end of 2022 till now, said Dr. Yi Deng, European Product & Technical Service Manager at Astronergy, at the PV CellTech Europe in Frankfurt, Germany on March 12th, we’ve done the right thing to focus on this times- and mar...
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TrinaTracker was thrilled to showcase its enhanced smart tracking solution at the 2024 Solar & Storage Live Africa event in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March 18 to 20. The event is the continent’s largest renewable energy exhibition, celebrating technologies at the forefront of the transition to a greener, smarter, more decentralized energy system. TrinaTracker showcased the upgraded...
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Highlights Their journey in the renewable energy sector has been marked by several key projects, including recruiting for SA Reippp projects, commercial projects, O&M, and general EPC, Project Financing and asset management companies in the industry. These projects have not only illuminated homes but also empowered communities and fostered the sustainable development of our client's companies...
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Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, proudly announces the commencement of the groundbreaking Springbok project in collaboration with SOLA and WBHO, marking a significant milestone in South Africa's renewable energy landscape. The signing ceremony for this monumental venture took place at Solar & Storage Live Africa, highlighting the importance of strategic pa...
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Read the full original article here from GoShop On International Women's Day, we celebrate the unwavering strength of all women, with a special focus on those in the Mugunga camp in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. These extraordinary women, facing adversity, including the challenges of giving birth in precarious conditions while fleeing armed conflict, are an inspiration to us all. On...
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Presented in  AFSIA Annual Solar Outlook Report 2024 by GILLIAN ALEXANDRE HUART the CEO, PATRICK WESTMAN, Global Head of Strategy & Policy, and DIANE DOMKAM the Policy Coordinator at ENGIE Energy Access (Africa) As of today, 590 million people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) lack access to electricity, with a concerning trend projected to 2030. The challenge is exacerbated by rapid population...
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In a groundbreaking collaboration, Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, has partnered with SOLA, a South African leader in renewable energy with a focus on utility-scale projects and WBHO Construction to embark on a transformative solar project. The Merak 1 project signifies a major milestone in sustainable energy solutions for South Africa. Sola and WBHO forme...
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As previously mentioned in this report, C&I continues to grow and dominate the African solar eco-system. Specific types of end-user’s activity have been particularly active this year with installing solar for their consumption at their office or factories. Mines in various countries have represented a big share of the newly installed capacity for C&I in 2023. But one country and one end-...
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Read the full original article here from Vanguard A Nigeria firm, Paras  Energy and Natural Resources Development Limited, has developed a rooftop based Solar PV Plant at Moundou, Republic of Chad for Solen Renewable Energy DMCC, Dubai. In statement by the Managing Director Paras Energy, Mr. Yashwant Kumar, noted that the project was commissioned on Engineering, Procurement & Constructi...
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Daystar Power (“Daystar”, part of the Shell group) and RMI (founded as Rocky Mountain Institute), jointly released a U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)-funded feasibility study titled, “Scaling Utility-Enabled Distributed Energy Resources for Nigerian Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Customers”. The report introduces a groundbreaking business model designed for grid-connected h...
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Ginlong (Solis) (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), the third-largest photovoltaic (PV) inverter manufacturer globally, reaffirms its commitment to advancing Africa's clean energy transition. Solis proudly announces its participation in Solar & Storage Live Africa, set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from the 18th to the 20th of March 2024, stationed at booth C114. Bu...
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Ginlong (Solis) (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), the third-largest PV inverter manufacturer globally, proudly announces its latest product expansion within the 6th generation inverters, specially tailored for the dynamic African market. At the 2024 edition of Africa Energy Indaba, Solis reaffirmed its steadfast commitment to propelling energy transition across African nations. As a Gold sponsor of the...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa In a groundbreaking initiative, Aptech Africa has embarked on a mission to bring sustainable energy solutions to remote communities in Equatorial Guinea. Through the installation of 11 solar systems, Aptech Africa is lighting up lives, fostering development, and paving the way for a brighter future. The vision is clear- empower communities ...
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  Sunova Solar is proud to inform its customers, partners and those who want to become such in the future, that we remain listed as Tier 1 player by Bloomberg in their 1st quarter 2024 report which came out this Monday. William Sheng, CEO of Sunova Solar comments: “Becoming a Tier 1 player in Q3 last year was our first major milestone. Staying Tier 1 under the new more string...
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February 2024
Trina Solar, a global leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, has secured a place on the BNEF Tier 1 list once again, thanks to its strong bankability, the great reliability of its PV modules and its highly efficient 210mm n-type products. This consolidates its leadership in the PV and energy storage industry. According to the report for the first quarter of 2024, Trina Solar fully meets ...
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Find the full original article here from the Solar Industry GameChange Solar (GCS) has announced that internal testing indicates its Genius Tracker drive system carries an expected 40-year design life with no foreseeable maintenance requirements. The system was tested as part of the company’s 40-year accelerated life cycle testing for the entire Genius Tracker structure, performed in conf...
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Booming Job Opportunities in African Solar: How to Attract and Retain Human Capital in A Solar Market Under High Pressure! A few years ago, I noticed that as the new year began, new names showed up in old mail threads. They were not “new” per se, I simply associated them with other solar companies or bodies. As time went by, I noticed more of this “shuffling” – which is very commonplace...
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In 2022, GoShop began a visionary project alongside Cordaid, an organization dedicated to strengthening health systems, to provide 189 Health Centers and General Hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with solar electricity. This initiative, which ended in November 2023, was deployed in Kinshasa and in remote areas in the center of the DRC (Sankuru, Tshopo, Eastern Kasai, Central K...
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In the heart of Sierra Leone, where access to reliable electricity remains a challenge, Aptech Africa has stepped in to illuminate the path to better healthcare. With a visionary approach and a commitment to sustainable solutions, Aptech Africa has recently completed the installation of solar energy systems for five Rural Health Units (RHUs) in Sierra Leone, marking a significant stride towards br...
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After two months of process optimization and the introduction of TOPCon 4.0 PV cell tech, the first batch of 43MW ASTRO N7s ZBB-TF products in the PV industry was mass-produced from Astronergy product lines and delivered to distributors in the European market, highlighting the company’s n-type PV cell tech strengths and mature ZBB (Zero BusBar Interconnection Technology) and TF (Tiling Film) man...
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Read the full original article here from Clenergy Clenergy, a global leader in renewable energy solutions, proudly announces the successful installation of PVezRack ezShade Razor at a Tesla Supercharger site in Tsukuba City, Japan. This cutting-edge solar carport, strategically located just 50 kilometers from central Tokyo, reinforces Clenergy’s commitment to sustainable energy solutions. ...
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In recent years, the African solar industry has witnessed an unprecedented surge in demand and innovation. This surge, driven by a collective consciousness towards sustainable energy and the pressing need to address power deficits (more prevalent in some countries than others), has created a burgeoning array of job opportunities across the continent. At Solarise Africa, we believe that the indu...
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Read the full original article here from Sustain Solar Heartfelt thanks to the ENGIE Energy Access team for selecting SustainSolar’s turnkey power system to help electrify Dohoue community in the Zogbodomey (Benin). SustainSolar supplied a 90 kW/130 kWh SUSTAIN COMPACT™ containerised power system with Victron, BYD and SUNGROW equipment sized to power 250 household and business connections....
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Read the full original article here from Sustain Solar Installed during late 2022 and early 2023 by International Power Control Systems (IPCS), the SUSTAIN BOXTM systems powering these two health clinics have to date provided off-grid renewable power with 99% uptime using solar PV and Li-ion batteries. The energy is utilised by clinic staff to power Vaccine Fridges, Ventilators, Oxygen Concen...
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Ginlong (Solis) (Stock code: 300763. S.Z), the 3rd largest PV inverter manufacturer, continues to make significant strides in aiding African countries' transition to clean energy. At the recent Solar Power Africa event, held in Cape Town, Solis seized the opportunity to unveil the Solis S6 product expansion, specially crafted for the dynamic African market. Following the remarkable reception of...
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Ghana’s leading solar energy firm, Dutch and Co. has made significant progress on Africa’s largest solar rooftop project, with two thirds of the installation completed. The project, located on the IWC Mega-warehouse in the Tema Freezone, spans a single building rooftop area of 92,000m2. Dutch and Co., the PV-EPC and O&M contractor of the project on behalf of the Helios Solar Company (Helio...
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Lagos to host the largest gathering of energy professionals in West Africa, showcasing a growth agenda for the energy transition. The event will feature 150 global brands, 50 top domain expert speakers, and 7000s of energy enthusiasts from around the world. Lagos, Nigeria: Verifair, a global leader in renewable energy business events is bringing the 2024 edition of their flagship energy event...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech In the rural community of Bobangui in the Central African Republic, where access to clean water has long been a challenge, a transformative solution has emerged through the dedicated efforts of Aptech Africa bringing the promise of sustainable water access to its residents. This project involved the construction of one (01) positive borehole at...
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Cheaper Panels Plus Batteries – a Game-Changer for Africa’s Solar Markets. In 2009, when I first traveled to South Africa for Scatec Solar to develop the market for solar PV, the price of a solar panel was $2,2 per watt. In the 12 years to 2021, we saw a remarkable solar revolution: The cost of the PV panel fell to about $ 0,20-0,25 per watt, driven by an unprecedented growth in the global PV...
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Read the original full article here from Clenergy Clenergy, a distinguished global leader in the renewable energy sector, proudly concludes 2023 with an impressive array of prestigious awards from renowned industry organisations. Our flagship product line, PVezRack® solar mounting gear, has earned nine awards worldwide, underscoring our unparalleled excellence in design, functionality, and c...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Aptech is proud to share its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program in Juba, South Sudan which focuses on training and capacity building in the field of engineering. As a testament to this dedication, our solar company is thrilled to facilitate paid internships for 3 students in Juba. These internships not only nurture young talent but also...
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  Read the original content here from Engie Energy Access (Africa) This partnership between ENGIE Energy Access (Africa), representing the private sector, IICN (Instituto Industrial e Comercial de Nampula – Institute of Industry and Commerce of Nampula), SNV BRILHO Mozambique, funded by the Embassy of Sweden, embodies a shared vision: a future where clean and reliable energy empow...
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Trina Solar, a leader in smart PV and energy storage solutions, has announced that the first Vertex S+ 505W (NEG18R.28) rolled off the production line at its factory in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, marking the beginning of mass production. It is part of the Vertex S+ series specifically designed for commercial and industrial rooftops. The Vertex S+ 505W, guided by higher power yet lower BOS an...
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Read the full article here from Solar Quarter Nextracker announced it has surpassed 600 projects delivered in its distributed generation (DG) portfolio. Driven by customers realizing significant energy gains using its NX Horizon™ solar tracker system, Nextracker’s DG projects are deployed worldwide in commercial and industrial applications, including data centres, farming, retail, education...
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Read the full original article here from DAS Solar DAS Solar participated in ENEX 2024, one of Europe’s largest clean energy expos, at the Centre d'expositions de Kielce in Poland. The event brought together industry experts to discuss innovative renewable energy technologies and future trends. According to SolarPower Europe, PV installed capacity in Poland was only 2 GW in 2019, but it ro...
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It's with immense pride and excitement that Jubaili Bros shares this incredible achievement. Being named a Gold Distributor by Jinko Solar Co., Ltd., is a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability in the renewable energy sector. At 𝐉𝐮𝐛𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐢 𝐁𝐫𝐨𝐬, we have always strived to deliver the highest quality products and services...
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Read the full original article here from CrossBoundary Energy FG Gold Limited (“FG Gold”) and CrossBoundary Energy have announced a new agreement to develop a large-scale hybrid energy solution at the Baomahun Gold Mine in Sierra Leone. The hybrid energy plant at Baomahun Gold Mine will consist of 21MW thermal plant, 23.8MW solar PV, and a 13.8MWh/13MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). A...
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A Solar achieves the highest modules shipment to Africa in 2023 🌍 🌟 Gratitude to our amazing customers! 🌟 This success is yours as much as ours. Your unwavering support and trust have propelled us to new heights. Our success is a reflection of your loyalty. This journey is a shared triumph, and we express our deepest gratitude for being the driving force behind our success. 🚀 Than...
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Read the full Original article here from Namene Meet Zuba, the latest addition to our cleantech product family now available in Namibia. Small enough to fit in your pocket, waterproof, and designed to withstand harsh environments, Zuba is the ultimate renewable and reliable source of light – wherever you are and whatever your needs.  Zuba, which means ‘sun’ in Zambian Tonga, is the nam...
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🎉This recognition underscores JA Solar’s strong brand recognition and customer satisfaction in the global PV market, adding to its numerous previous accolades.👏...
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Mambasa- DRC goes green and brings Sustainable Energy to the Community. Subheading: Turnkey ground mounted Solar PV Hybrid system of 120kWp with a 225kWh battery energy storage and a distribution line for 350 users. Mambasa- DRC is taking a major step towards a sustainable future with the completion of the Solar PV hybrid system by Aptech Africa Ltd. This project will generate sustainable cl...
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The East Africa Central Service Center for SUNSYNK products is set to launch soon in Dar Es Salaam as part of the strong partnership between SUNSYNK and AG ENERGIES. A significant milestone for SUNSYNK and AG ENERGIES, as Mr. Ahmad Ghaddar and Mr. Keith A. Gough join hands for a brighter, sustainable future. Attention to all installers, resellers, and players in the Solar Business in East Af...
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Read the full original article here from Chloride Chloride Exide Limited was honoured to commission and handover a 1.32MW grid-tie solar system installed at Kenchic Limited's hatchery and processing plant. With an annual production of approximately 1,550 MWh, the grid-tie solar system is projected to reduce Kenchic's energy costs by about 33%, translating to savings of about KES 32 million...
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January 2024
Read the full original article here from Aptech Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied, installed and commissioned 4 solar hybrid systems and 2 solar compound/streetlighting systems in Kisenyi HCIV, Komamboga HCIII, Nakivubo Blue P/S and Nakasero Market. The systems are composed of 62.04kWp, 31.02kWp, 18.8kWp, and 16.92kWp solar panels with battery storages of 180Kwh, 77Kwh, 77Kwh, and 45Kwh...
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Read the full original article here from Solarquater JA Solar has retained its AAA ranking in PV Tech’s latest PV ModuleTech bankability report for Q4 2023, reflecting the company’s status in areas including manufacturing, shipments, capacity and technology layout and financial performance. The company has a long-standing commitment to the product design concept of “tailored to increas...
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As a renowned distributor of cutting-edge solar and retail electrical products, AG Energies is now supplying Schneider Electric products in Tanzania. This partnership combines Schneider Electric's expertise in energy management solutions with AG Energies' s extensive distribution network, accelerating the adoption of sustainable energy solutions in the region....
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Read the full original article here from Solarquarter LONGi has maintained its top AAA rating in PV Tech’s latest PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings, underlining the company’s sustained excellence in both performance and financial stability. Each release of the report involves comprehensive analysis and benchmarking of manufacturers, evaluating their strength in terms of aspects including...
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Read the full original article here from the Guardian Leading global vendor of digital power products and solutions, Huawei, has introduced its new solar system solution to the Nigerian market. The product, Fusionsolar Residential Luna 2.0, is built in categories for residential, Small and Medium Enterprises, and companies. Speaking during the launch of the product in Lagos on Tuesday, Ja...
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Astronergy, a leader in n-type TOPCon PV modules, has received an ‘A’ ranking in PV Tech’s latest PV ModuleTech bankability ratings report for Q4 2023, validating the company’s solid financial performance, continued technological innovation and highly reliable product quality. The PV ModuleTech report provides the definitive guide to understanding, ranking and benchmarking the bankabili...
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Trina Storage, the leading global energy storage solution provider, proudly announces its inclusion in the esteemed BNEF Energy Storage Tier 1 List for the first quarter of 2024. This recognition underscores Trina Storage's exceptional track record in delivering cutting-edge storage products and systems to diverse projects worldwide. BNEF stands as a highly reputable industry research organizat...
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In a pioneering move towards sustainable energy practices, The Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club has officially launched its solar power and battery microgrid. This groundbreaking project, developed in collaboration with Solarise Africa, Hooray Power and Caracal Engineering, marks a significant leap towards energy independence and environmental responsibility, as it represents the fir...
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Read the full original article here from Solar quarter In honor of National Farmer’s Day in Ghana, Dutch & Co proudly announces its collaboration with Golden Exotics, the leading banana producer in Ghana. Herbert Friese, General Manager at Dutch & Co, recently signed an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) agreement to install a Grid-Tie Rooftop Solar PV system at Gol...
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Read the full original article here from Daystar Daystar Power (“Daystar”), a leading hybrid solar power solutions provider for businesses and industrial manufacturers in Africa operating as part of the Shell Group, has signed a tripartite agreement with Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to deliver its first hybrid solar energy and grid-connected power system for Abuja-based fur...
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Read the full article here Daystar Power (“Daystar”), a leading hybrid solar energy provider for businesses and industrial manufacturers in Africa and a member of the Shell Group, has commissioned a 4.3MW grid-tied solar system at the Kumasi factory of Rider Steel, Ghana’s largest steel producer. The installation is the largest distributed solar power project for an industrial manufacture...
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Leading solar energy specialists, Dutch & Co has ushered in the New Year successfully, thanks to the recent completion of a 454kWp Grid-Tie solar PV system for Sapholda Ventures. The installation provides clean, sustainable and affordable solar electricity to the newly built cold room of Sapholda at their impressive logistics and warehouse facility located in Tseaddo in Accra. Dutch &...
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Read the full original article here from SolarQuater The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024 officially kicked off in Davos, Switzerland, with the theme “Rebuilding Trust”. During the Davos Summit, LONGi Green Energy Technology, a leading renewable energy company, signed a partnership agreement with Shenzhen Power Solution, a professional off-grid solar home system manufacturer, to pro...
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 Trina Solar Co Ltd, a global leader in smart PV technology and energy storage solutions, has launched its new distributed module NEG18R.28 Vertex S+ 505W, designed specifically for commercial and industrial rooftops. Solar panels are increasingly being included by developers in new commercial and industrial buildings to reduce energy consumption and energy costs for tenants, and site managers...
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Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, recognized as one of the foremost and largest inverter manufacturers globally, proudly declares its inclusion in the esteemed BloombergNEF Tier 1 PV Inverter Manufacturers list for the fourth quarter of 2023. This noteworthy acknowledgment signifies a momentous achievement for Solis, highlighting the company's unwavering dedication to excellence, innovation, and world...
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During the must-done process of China’s carbon peak and carbon neutrality targets and Paris temperature goal, new energy demand will keep rising, related market will quickly develop and change, said Dr. Chuan Lu, Astronergy CEO, at an industry event on Jan. 11, to fulfill the ultimate goal of a net-zero carbon world, Astronergy and other green energy companies of CHINT Group will keep chasing th...
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Trina Solar has been recognized for its exceptional performance in promoting sustainable development by gaining a Bloomberg Green ESG-Enterprises award as part of the Bloomberg Green ESG 50 list. This achievement once again underscores Trina Solar’s leadership in the photovoltaic industry. Drawing on data from the Bloomberg ESG Index and the advice of global experts, Bloomberg Green conducted...
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Introduction: The Dynamic African Job Market Africa's rapid economic growth and diverse opportunities are attracting global businesses. However, the continent's unique workforce challenges necessitate strategic recruitment and retention strategies. Understanding the dynamics of Africa's varied cultural, linguistic, and economic landscapes is crucial, as each country has distinct labor market cond...
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Read the full original article here from Bnnbreaking JinkoSolar has secured its position as the Top Brand of Solar PV in South Africa, a distinction conferred by EUPD Research. The recognition comes as a result of JinkoSolar’s relentless pursuit of quality and innovation in the solar energy sector. Pushing the Boundaries of Solar Power JinkoSolar has announced the launch of a revolutionary...
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December 2023
Abyssinia Iron and Steel Limited today signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Norway’s solar power financier Empower New Energy. The 25-year contract will result in the construction and operation of a 2,5 MW ground-mounted solar plant by the Spenomatic Group, a leading renewable engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company in East Africa. The ground-breaking partnership will result i...
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Read the full original article here from DAS Solar DAS Solar has successfully been evaluated and registered the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certification from EPD Italy for a full range of photovoltaic modules. This achievement will facilitate DAS Solar in expanding its international market footprint and making significant contributions to global green and sustainable development. ...
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Read the full original report here from Born2Invest The inauguration of the Pâ and Kodéni photovoltaic power plants is a giant step towards meeting Burkinabè electricity needs. The plants will boost Sonabel’s solar production to 153 peak megawatts, an increase of 31.37%. For the Minister of Energy, Mines and Quarries, Simon Pierre Boussim, the commissioning of these plants marks the govern...
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Trina Solar, the world's leading provider of photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy total solutions, announced that by the end of November, shipments of Trina Solar 210mm modules surpassed 100 gigawatts (GW). This achievement solidifies the company’s position as an industry leader in terms of shipments, power output, and module dimension standardization. The 210mm module, introduced to the market in...
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Nextracker (Nasdaq: NXT), a leading global provider of intelligent solar tracker and software solutions, today announced it has surpassed a corporate milestone of 10 GW of smart solar trackers either operational or under fulfilment for projects located in the Middle East, Africa, and India. In parallel timing with the United Nations COP28 Climate Change conference held in Dubai over the last two w...
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Ginlong (Solis), a leading photovoltaic (PV) inverter manufacturer and the world's third-largest player (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), proudly announces its prestigious inclusion in the "GlocalIN Top 50 Technology Faces of Chinese Global Enterprises" corporate map. MIT Technology Review China, DeepTech, and LinkedIn China have collaboratively unveiled the "GlocalIN Top 50 Technology Faces of China's...
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At the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) now in session in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, Trina Solar has called for technological innovation and collaboration with global partners to support the worldwide transition to clean energy. The company has also stressed the importance of green, low-carbon and sustainable development. ...
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“Besides the United States, Astronergy has ready to construct another oversea manufacturing base in Turkey and more manufacturing capacities at the up-and down-stream are planned to own in countries of major continents. We will and certainly will be a major force in world’s green energy sector”, said Samuel Zhang, the chief marketing officer (CMO) at Astronergy, in panel discussion during As...
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Nairobi, Kenya: InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has announced the signing of an agreement with Enterprise Project Ventures (EPV), committing €5 million to scale the company’s InspiraFarms™ Cooling offering across Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Ghana. The investment will enable InspiraFarms Cooling to pilot its ‘Cooling-as-a-Service’ model which s...
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Astronergy, a Tier-1 PV module manufacturer, announces its achievement in securing the Top 6 among all module manufacturers in 2023 BloombergNEF PV Module and Inverter Bankability report. Each year, BloombergNEF will conduct a survey engaging solar equipment buyers, banks, and technical due diligence providers on the bankability of global PV module and inverter companies. The latest survey i...
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More details about Clenergy products here PVezRack® SolarTerrace MAC is an economic ground-mounting system suitable for commercial and utility-scale PV installations. The system is very cost-effective and convenient for PV installations. Main Benefits: ✅ Easy and Quick Installation ✅ Excellent Corrosion Resistance ✅ Self-healing Property ...
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“For the products, we keep improving the core cell tech as well as utilizing more environmentally friendly manufacturing processes to make products much greener, such as over 20% reduction of silver paste in a new product; for the company, we keeps promote our products’ market presence to benefit greener energy for customers, and boost overseas factories’ capacity expansions and new factory ...
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On the dedicated Finance Day of COP28, the Right Honourable Andrew Mitchell MP, Minister of State of the United Kingdom for Development and Africa, joined Kenyan government and stakeholder representatives in the UK Pavilion to celebrate progress on the newly incorporated Dhamana Guarantee Company Limited (Dhamana). The new guarantee company has been created to unlock local capital for sustainable ...
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Clenergy, a leading innovative solar mounting solutions provider, is honoured to receive the esteemed ‘Top Brand PV Seal 2023 Australia’. The accolade, awarded by EUPD Research, a prominent institution in high-quality market research and solar industry certifications, reinforces Clenergy’s position as an industry leader. PV InstallerMonitor 2022/2023 Australia survey The certification pr...
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Read the full original article here from TrinaSolar UL Solutions, a global safety science leader, published a bankability study report on Trina Solar’s complete Vertex n-type portfolio. The report’s findings showed that the series modules prove to have outstanding product reliability and lower LCOE for highly recognized bankability. “The PV industry has showed great trust in Trina So...
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Africa garners less than 3 percent of the world's carbon credit revenues, and less than 0,5 percent of the world’s solar investments. Can carbon markets be designed to support the Africa’s urgent energy transition?  COP 28 may give an answer, I explain this article "Tripling of renewable energy" and "Scaling up climate finance" are set to headline the agenda at the climate summit COP 28 in...
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November 2023
Read the full original article here from Dutch and Co The Minister of Energy, Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh paid a courtesy visit on Monday 27th November to the site of what will be Africa’s largest solar rooftop project. Owned by Helios Solar Company (Helios), part of LMI Holdings, and located in the Tema Freezone, situated outside of Accra, the solar rooftop project will supply 16.82 m...
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Trina Solar has won a place on the 2023 Forbes China Top 50 Innovative Companies list, Forbes China says. The list, announced on November 9, features the most innovative and burgeoning Chinese companies and pays special attention to corporate R&D investment this year. Forbes China also lists the top 10 New Energy S&T Innovation Companies among 400 companies for the first time. Trina Solar...
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Read the full original article here from Daystar Power Daystar Power (“Daystar”), a leading hybrid solar power solutions provider for businesses and industrial manufacturers in Africa, signed an agreement with Nigerian Breweries to install and operate a 4.2MWp solar plant and 2MWh battery storage system. The installation will be one of the largest solar and battery storage proje...
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Introducing Copper Quail Global Copper Quail Global stands out in the solar industry for its dedicated focus on recruitment within the African market. Their team of expert recruiters is not just skilled in talent acquisition but also brings valuable on-field experience in the solar sector. Why Copper Quail Global is a Game-Changer In-Depth Knowledge of the African Solar Market: Copper Qu...
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As the COP 28 is approaching, Astronergy, a pioneer in n-type TOPCon PV modules, announced its global sustainability commitment to the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), aiming to form more detailed action plans to practice its Sustainability Strategy and to contribute to the world’s sustainable development. SBTi is an organization that drives ambitious climate action in the private sec...
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Read the full original article here from IT News Africa WATT Renewable Corporation (WATT), an independent provider of hybrid solar solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Clear Blue Technologies (CBT), a global leader in smart off-grid technology solutions. This collaboration signifies the beginning of initiatives that aim to redefine the future of sustainable energy installa...
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Dutch and Co. has emerged as winners at the 7th Ghana Energy Awards, being awarded with the prestigious award, Off-Grid Energy Solution of the Year. The event, which celebrates excellence and innovation in the energy sector, recognized Dutch and Co. for its outstanding achievements and contributions to the industry. The 7th. edition of the Ghana Energy Awards was held at the 5 Star Labadi Be...
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Specially designed for distributed generation (DG) and residential markets worldwide, Astronergy unveiled the world’s first ZBB (Zero BusBar Interconnection Technology) - TF (Tiling Film) manufacturing techs powered ASTRO N7s n-type TOPCon PV module products, which has the top conversion efficiency of over 23% among mainstream DG & residential products. Ready to enter the market to benefi...
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JinkoSolar has reached the landmark of 200GW panel deliveries globally, indicating one of every eight panels installed on the earth today was made by JinkoSolar. The achievement highlights the company’s sustained efforts to advance the adoption of solar power. JinkoSolar said its “exponential growth” was the result of its strong focus on R&D. The milestone was achieved some 13 years a...
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Read the full article here from the capital The leading water and energy equipment supplier in the East and Southern African region will distribute Huawei’s solar products, including Grid Connect Inverters, Luna, and Power M backup solutions. Davis & Shirtliff’s robust distribution channels and extensive knowledge of the local energy market will be leveraged on to deploy Huawei’s i...
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Read the full original article here from Afrik21 Standard Bank, a commercial bank based in Johannesburg, South Africa, is providing a $20 million credit facility to CrossBoundary Energy (CBE). The company finances, builds and leases solar photovoltaic power plants to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. Good news for CrossBoundary Energy (CBE). The investment company is securing $2...
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Mini-grids are often presented as the least-cost option to electrify some 265 million to 380 million Africans currently lacking electricity access. Yet, this solar segment has been facing many challenges over the past decade and the anticipated roll-out of 1,000s of MGs is very far from being achieved. But things could change soon with recent breakthrough news and announcements in this solar speci...
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Empower New Energy, in collaboration with Zalar Holding and Jet Energy, is delighted to announce the inauguration of a cutting-edge solar photovoltaic rooftop plant at Zalar's Agro-Industrial facility in Mediouna, situated within the Casablanca region. This marks Empower New Energy’s entry into the Moroccan market. The event was attended by His Excellency, Mr. Sjur Larsen, the Norwegian Ambassad...
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Astronergy, a pioneer in n-type TOPCon PV modules, announced that the company’s ASTRO N7 TOPCon product series added new product lines for 66-rectangular cell products, and are ready to put into mass production, offering another great choice for customers to enjoy higher gains and lower solar systems’ costs. As an extension of the company’s ASTRO N7 series products, the 66-cell TOPCon pro...
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Read the full original article here from Namene Namene is proud to partner with Absa bank to provide life-changing solar lights for school children living in rural South Africa, where access to electricity is expensive and often unreliable. Absa, a pan-Africa financial services provider, purchased over 15,000 Namene solar lights as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts.  Ab...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine The German Design Award, founded by the German Design Council in 1953, is one of the world’s most prestigious design awards. Only works that have passed the review or recommendation of the German Design Committee can be nominated, and most of the nominated works are international design award-winning designs, also known as “winners among ...
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Read the original article here from See news The Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla and Terry He, President of Huawei International for the North Africa Region, witnessed the signing of 3 cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding between the petroleum sector and Huawei Technologies Egypt. The agreements aim to support the training of young cadres in the oil and gas s...
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Clenergy is excited to announce its distributor partner in South Africa Clenerack is expanding! It is bringing of its flagship product PVezRack premium mounting solutions, to the Western Cape, Gauteng & KwaZulu Natal regions. All PVezRack genuine parts are Anodised AA10 ✔️ No rust or Corrosion ✔️ Extensive Install Training Provided 🆕 New Product! Clenergy Hollywood – P...
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Read the full original article here from Solarquarter Trina Solar has reported revenue of $11.58 billion (RMB 81.12 billion) in the first three quarters of 2023, 31.22 percent more than in the corresponding period last year. The company’s report, which was made public on October 27, also showed that Trina Solar continues to lead the industry with 45–46 GW module shipments, ranking second gl...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine JinkoSolar posted a 62.53% and 225.79% growth in third-quarter sales and net profit on Monday and said the industry could be poised for N-type TOPCon mainstream. The forecast-beating third-quarter results of JinkoSolar could secure its No.1 position in 2023 and continue this leadership into 2024. Demand for its real-world proven higher-per...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine Huawei has released a white paper regarding the safety and performance of its Smart Module Controller Optimizer series. Huawei has released a white paper with certification agency TÜV Rheinland. It claims that its Smart Module Controller can shut down inverter voltages in 25 seconds (DC) and 11 seconds (AC). The line f...
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Read the full original article here from Solarquarter LONGi Green Energy Technology Co Ltd, a prominent player in China’s photovoltaic industry, made headlines by achieving a new world record in solar cell efficiency. Their silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells reached a remarkable conversion efficiency of 33.9 percent. This achievement, now recognized as the highest efficiency record globall...
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Dutch & Co completed a 506 kWp solar PV system for MTN Ghana at the Sakaman Switch in Accra. They used Jinko Tiger Pro modules with a 550 power class, Huawei Sun2000 KTL50 inverters, and Esdec mounting structures. The system is live and producing clean, stable, affordable, and green electricity, and will reduce the opex of MTN Ghana whilst reducing its footprint. Dutch&Co thank MT...
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  Trina Solar has reported revenue of $11.58 billion (RMB 81.12 billion) in the first three quarters of 2023, 31.22 percent more than in the corresponding period last year. The company’s report, made public on October 27, also showed that Trina Solar, continues to lead the industry with 45-46GW modules shipments, ranking second globally, and 5.6GW trackers and fixed tilt racks deliveries...
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October 2023
Read the full original article here from Afrik21 Canadian mining company NextSource Materials has announced the commissioning of a 2.69 MW solar power plant at the Molo mine in Madagascar. Equipped with a battery storage system, the facility is operated by CrossBoundary Energy (CBE). The solar power plant operating at the Molo mine has 4,902 panels installed over an area of 1.3 hectares. The fac...
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Electricity Generation of Malawi (EGENCO) has sponsored the Renewable Energy Industries of Malawi (REIAMA) 2023 conference with K3 million, while emphasizing that the company cannot separate itself from REIAMA as its operations and services are from renewable energy resources. Speaking at the presentation of the support in Blantyre, acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Maxon Chitawo emphas...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine Solargis, a Slovakia-based solar data provider, claims that the difference between modeled solar irradiance and real measurements is more significant in tropical regions than in subtropical zones. It argues that enhancing ground-based measurement stations and forecasts can enhance data accuracy and accelerate PV project delivery. Solargis ...
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  Trina Solar Revitalizes Goafs with Vertex N 700W Modules Trina Solar’s 210mm Vertex ultra-high power modules, including the Vertex N 700W and the Vertex 670W, are being used in a 2GW photovoltaic project in coal mine goafs in Ningxia, China. Once the station is connected to the grid it is forecast to save about 960,000 tons of standard coal and cut carbon dioxide emissions by about 2.62...
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JinkoSolar, the world’s leading solar and energy storage company, today announced the largest ever supply agreement with ACWA its 3.8 GW N-type Tiger Neo panels for ACAW’s two projects 1,581MWp Al KAHFAH and 2,257MWp AR RASS 2 in Saudi Arabia. Produced using N-type TOPCon technology and sophisticated manufacturing processes, the Tiger Neo solar modules offer industry-leading efficiency alon...
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Ginlong (Solis), the most experienced photovoltaic (PV) inverter manufacturer and the world's third-largest player (Stock code: 300763.S.Z), is making significant strides in advancing the transition to clean energy across African nations. The latest recipient of Solis' cutting-edge PV inverter technology is Ghana. At the recent Power & Energy Ghana Expo, Solis showcased its suite of string inv...
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The 4th edition of the AFSIA Solar Awards 2023 was held in co-location with the Renewable Energy Forum Africa, making it a remarkable event filled with enthusiasm. The event took place in the evening of October 5th in Nairobi, where the winners in all 13 categories were unveiled and celebrated during the ceremony. Over the last few months, more than 150 entries from all over the continent were ...
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Read the full original article here from Engie Energy Access This collaboration is set to bring clean and stable electricity to 15 rural communities spread across Nigeria. Under this public-private partnership agreement, a portfolio of mini-grids will be constructed to connect hundreds of households and micro-businesses in underserved and unserved rural communities. This initiative reflects the...
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Read the full original article here from Solarquarter CrossBoundary Access, Africa’s first blended finance facility for mini-grids, has secured $10 million in funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB) Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA). This investment will further boost CrossBoundary Access’s efforts to bring clean energy to rural Africa through solar mini-grids. Last year...
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The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China has honored Trina Solar with the title of Decarbonisation Leader for its achievements in low-carbon transition and climate change mitigation. The company received the award at the 2023 Sustainable Business Awards conference and ceremony in Shanghai on Sept 6. The award recognises Trina Solar’s exceptional decarbonisation performance at a business o...
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Ginlong (Solis) (Stock code: 300763.S.Z) , a global pioneer in PV inverter technology, is making a significant impact on Africa's renewable energy landscape. As the world's 3rd-largest PV inverter manufacturer, Solis is forging ahead in the African market. Driven by the mission "developing technology to power the world with clean energy," Solis is proud to contribute to Algeria's pursuit of energy...
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Ginlong Technologies Co.,Ltd  (Stock code:300763.SZ) Solis Inverters, the world's 3rd largest PV inverter manufacturer, is making significant strides in the African market. The company recently showcased its innovative range of solar inverter products at Nigeria Energy 2023, underscoring its commitment to providing clean and sustainable energy solutions across the continent. As African nations...
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September 2023
In addition to PV modules, Jinko Solar has recently announced the new production line of Energy Storage Solutions, but why ESS and why now? Jinko Solar's move into Energy Storage Solutions (ESS) meets rising demand for renewable energy integration and grid stability. Reducing fossil fuel reliance and improving energy reliability, addressing the industry's shift towards holistic energy solut...
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A leading company providing Solar PV and LED lighting solutions, Dutch & Co. Ltd. has launched a new-look website (www.dutchandco.nl). The new site is part of Dutch & Co’s brand evolution as the company continues to expand its operations in Ghana. “It’s an exciting year for us at Dutch & Co,” revealed Dutch & Co’s General Manager, Herbert Friese. “Projects that have...
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Empower New Energy a leading Norwegian solar energy company with a vision to create a sustainable future through the deployment of renewable energy solutions. With a focus on commercial and industrial solar projects is proud to announce that on September 14, 2023, at the Solar Quarter Business Meet Ghana Awards 2023 Energy was chosen as the recipient of the highly acclaimed Solar Company of the Ye...
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Clenergy, a global leader in solar mounting solutions, is thrilled to announce its latest milestone – a stock listing in South Africa. As they expand their reach to new horizons, they are there to meet your solar needs across the African continent. 🌟 Why Choose Clenergy? 🌟 PVezRack® is their flagship product line, proudly serving the solar industry since 2007. What began as a truste...
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High quality and global solar panel manufacturer, Astronergy, have supplied their high-performance Astro 5 solar panels for the 60 MW Itimpi Solar Plant project in Zambia. The successful delivery aligns perfectly with Astronergy mission of creating a sustainable and net-zero carbon world through solar power. "By utilizing our PV modules and transitioning to clean energy sources, local compan...
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Trina Solar Co., Ltd. (“Trina Solar” or “the company”), a global leader in smart solar energy solutions for a net-zero future, has revealed that its revenue for the first six months of 2023 totaled US$7.13 billion, while the company delivered more than 75GW of its 210mm modules in total by the end of June 2023. This is according to its latest financial report. The financial report for t...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine JinkoSolar has delivered its 2.03MWh C&I energy storage system (JKS196-675K-150H) to A4&T Power Solutions for a mini-grid project under the REA Performance-based grant program under the REA in the southwest region of Nigeria. These ESSs can provide robustness to the microgrid installation by improving the resiliency of the electric...
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August 2023
Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa is pleased to report that it has brought to completion the installation of 26MWp of solar panels in Juba, South Sudan in a project self-financed by Ezra Construction Company. Aptech Africa has been permanently located in South Sudan since 2011, and is the EPC company of choice for solar installations within the country. Its te...
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  Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied and is currently installing three off-grid and three hybrid solar systems in Vanimo and Wewak provinces in Papua New Guinea in a project funded by the UNDP.  Four systems have so far been completed, and commissioned in the presence of EU – Support to Rural Entrepreneur, Investment and T...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine JinkoSolar today announced it has delivered a 1.1MWh BESS for Hybrid Off-grid PV/DG System in the Republic of Djibouti, Horn of Africa, Ethiopia to the southwest, for the electrification of rural communities. This PV/DG/BATT off-grid system is composed of 1200 kW JinkoSolar’s Tiger Neo PV modules, three diesel generators, 1.1 MWh JinkoSo...
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  Read the full original here from Energy-Storage News JinkoSolar has delivered a solar plus ESS system to a microgrid project in Mozambique, where it will help overcome electricity shortages caused by inadequate utility access in the local community of Chipera, providing access to electricity in an area hitherto without network coverage. With Mozambique largely dependent on diesel g...
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Read the full original article here from Energetica The company also provides liquid cooling ESS called SunGiga with 20% higher power density compared to air cooling, 20% higher lifecycles (up to 15 years), 30% less power consumption, and high-efficiency thermal management. JinkoSolar will supply a 1.1 MWh energy storage system (ESS) integrated with a 500kW PV project to a refugee camp in Ke...
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Announced by Haiyan Huang, EVP & CSO at Astronergy, at the 2nd China PV Green Supply Chain Conference held on August 17th, the company to achieve carbon neutrality in the year 2050 with detailed plans of three key time nodes, once again highlighting Astronergy’s firm action ambitions in issues related to the environment, social and governance (ESG). With gatherings of main industry player...
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Solarise Africa, a pan-African Energy-as-a-Service company, is delighted to announce that its Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Sakkie van Wijk, has been honored with the prestigious "COO of the Year" award at the Solar Assets Africa Awards 2023. This recognition highlights Van Wijk's outstanding leadership and contributions to the solar energy sector in Africa. The Solar Assets Africa Awa...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied, installed and commissioned a hybrid solar system at the GIZ country office in Nakasero, Kampala-Uganda. The system has both a roof and carport mounted totalling to 22.56kWp of solar panels and 30.8kWh of battery storage of BYD Lithium-Ion batteries, The system is hybrid supplying the office fr...
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  Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied, installed and commissioned a stand-alone solar system at the Karene district council office in Sierra Leone. The system has a carport mounted 15.84kWp of Soleil Power solar panels and 28.8kWh of battery storage of PylonTech Lithium-Ion batteries with three 8KVA Victron and one Fronius ...
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Trina Solar has again been recognized as the Overall Highest Achiever for the outstanding performance of its Vertex N 700W series modules in the RETC 2023 PV Module Index Report, published recently. This is the fourth time Trina Solar has been honored with the accolade, exemplifying its leadership in the PV industry. The annual report evaluates products in terms of quality, performance and reli...
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Read the full Original article here from News24 Shell-owned Daystar Power is pushing into the South African market, where the solar provider expects rapid growth due to record power cuts. South Africa has seen a surge in alternative power systems as state-owned utility Eskom fails to meet demand. Daystar is opening offices in Johannesburg less than a year after Shell bought the business. ...
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“Electrification of Health Facilities Donor and development partners coordination meeting.” This event is organized by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), in partnership with the Health and Energy Platform of Action (HEPA) hosted by the World Health Organization and HETA, the Health Electrification and Telecommunications Alliance hosted by Power Africa. More than 100,000 public ...
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Trina Solar has been ranked in the top AAA category for the fifth consecutive quarter in PV Tech’s PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings for Q2’2023, underlining the company’s leadership status in high reliability, advanced technology, shipments and financial performance. Trina has now been recognized as an ‘Overall High Achiever’ by RETC for three consecutive years and ranked ‘Top Perf...
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Read the  full original here from  Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied, installed and commissioned three off grid solar systems for educational resources at HSI in Bor and Yei in a project funded by UNFPA. One system was installed at the HSI in Bor County located in Jongei state and two others installed in Yei County located in Central Equatorial State. All the systems ...
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“The manager of the program is currently tendering the first sub-component of the Technical Assistance Facility which is a study of the renewable energy sector and associated financing landscape within a specific set of sub-Sahara African countries. Deliverables shall be I) deep market intelligence regarding the renewable energy sector, II) an analysis of the existing renewables financing landsc...
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Read the full original article here from Atlasmalawi Recapo Solar Systems Limited, a Malawian company and ENGIE Energy Access have signed a partnership agreement in which Recapo will be the company’s distributor of solar home systems products in Malawi. According to Recapo Solar Systems General Manager, Tendai Chambati, under the agreement, the company will sell ENGIE Energy Access’s pro...
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July 2023
Read the full original article here from Ariya Finergy Ariya Finergy incorporates innovative technology to provide competitive solar heat for industrial demand. In partnership with Absolicon, we delivered a 330m2 aperture area solar thermal field to Iberafrica Power (E.A.) Limited in Nairobi, Kenya. This project is the first of its kind in East Africa. Iberafrica, is one of Keny...
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JinkoSolar one of the solar module manufacturers in the world, announces it has achieved the highest “AAA” category ranking in PV Tech's Q2 ModuleTech bankability report. This prestigious recognition underscores the company's exceptional performance in manufacturing and financial indicators, as well as its leadership in N-type TOPCon technology. On July 14th, 2023, JinkoSolar’s subsidiary...
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Trina Solar has announced the certification of its Yiwu manufacturing facility as a Zero Carbon Factory. This is the first factory in the PV industry to be awarded zero carbon status by an independent agency. Trina Solar’s Yiwu factory was assessed by TiGroup, a certification body specialising in health, safety, environmental and sustainability inspection and testing. A range of indicators we...
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Read the original full article here from Afrik21 The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) and the Global Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF) are investing $20 million in Starsight Premier Energy Finance (SPEF). The company will use the funding to build solar power plants for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in East Africa. Good news for Starsight Premier Energy Finance (SPE...
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LONGi is delighted to announce that it has once again been ranked in the highest AAA category in PV-Tech's PV ModuleTech bankability report for Q2 2023. This is the 14th consecutive quarter for the company to achieve this ranking, underlining its outstanding performance in terms of high-quality products and services, combined with financial strength and stability. The AAA rating serves as recog...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine A French consortium made up of Akuo and Sagecom has finished building a 30 MW solar power plant in Gorou Banda, Niger. The Niger government had initially planned the project to have a capacity of 50 MW. The facility, which is located about 10 kilometers from the capital, Niamey, was developed as part of improving the city's electricity s...
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Read the full original article here from Odyssey Odyssey has signed a cooperation agreement with I&M Bank, one of the leading financial institutions in East Africa, to accelerate the adoption of distributed renewable energy projects in the region. Under the agreement, Odyssey will provide comprehensive support to I&M Bank in origination, due diligence, and monitoring of distributed r...
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Read the full original article here from NextSource NextSource Materials Inc is pleased to announce that construction of the solar farm for the solar hybrid power plant (the “Solar Hybrid Plant”) at the Company’s Molo Graphite mine in Madagascar has been completed. The Solar Hybrid Plant is owned and operated by CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) under a 20-year power purchase agreement and c...
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Solis' latest innovation, the S6-EH1P8K-L-PRO, is an advanced power hybrid inverter that goes above and beyond. Designed to cater to areas with insufficient infrastructure, limited resources, frequent load shedding, and power outages due to imbalances in power supply and demand. S6 Advanced Power Hybrid Inverter Installation Guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbGTzcTQ2Ig Watch our expert...
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  Rensource Energy, Africa’s fastest-growing solar power provider of renewable energy services, announces the closing of a $15 Million facility with Afrigreen Debt Impact Fund SLP (”Afrigreen”). The debt finance provided by Afrigreen will be a mix of US dollars and Naira financing to fund the construction of over 30MW of Rensource C&I portfolio in the next 3 years. Since inception...
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The company has brought clean energy to more than 150 countries, reducing greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the planting of over 10 billion trees Trina Solar Co., Ltd, a smart solar energy solutions for a net-zero future, has released its 2022 Sustainability Report, summarising the company’s continuous efforts to pursue sustainable development of the energy industry, and its commitment t...
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Read the full original article here from Afrik21 Construction work on the Arsenal photovoltaic solar power plant was launched recently in the presence of the Mauritian authorities. The plant, built by French company GreenYellow, will have a capacity of 10 MWp. Mauritius will be getting a new photovoltaic solar power plant in the next few months. Construction work on the Arsenal solar farm was ...
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Read the full original article here from PRNewswire Baofang Jin, Chairman of JA Solar, and Tony Zhu, Vice President of JA Solar, welcomed Hussain Alnowais, Chairman of AMEA Power, and his delegation to JA Solar's Beijing headquarters to discuss deepening ties and cooperation between the two companies. AMEA Power is one of the largest developers in the Middle East and Africa market, wi...
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JinkoSolar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that its n-type high-efficiency Tiger Neo series modules won 1GW order of China Huadian Corporation (CHD), accounting for 100% of N-type confirmed tender of CHD. With its high efficiency, high power generation, optimized bifacial factor, low degradation, and low-temperature coefficient, it i...
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Read the original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently supplied, installed, and commissioned a 10 kW solar backup system with 57.6 kWh storage at the National Elections Authority (NEA) Bangui offices in the Central African Republic in a project funded by the UNDP. The system is aimed to enable the NEA to achieve its objectives through its support program for the Central Afr...
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JinkoSolar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, supplied 25MW high-efficiency modules for the successful implementation of a PV project in Central African Republic. This project marks JinkoSolar's participation in its first World Bank Loan project in the Central and Western Africa region and plays a crucial role in the World Bank's "Light Up Africa" i...
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A solar installation designed to reduce carbon emissions and provide stable and clean energy to a poultry farm has recently been installed by solar energy leaders, Dutch & Company. The Ghana-based firm, popularly known as Dutch & Co, was appointed by Kuipers Breeders Ghana earlier this year to design, engineer, supply and construct the 378 KWp ground-mounted solar PV solution at their f...
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June 2023
The Facility for Energy Inclusion (“FEI”), managed by Cygnum Capital (formerly Lion’s Head Group), signed its first transaction in the mini-grids sector, to provide USD 7.5 million of debt to MySol Grid Zambia (formerly PowerCorner Zambia), a unit of ENGIE Energy Access, to construct 60 mini-grids which will connect over 40,000 people to electricity in Zambia. ENGIE Energy Access is the lead...
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Hoërskool Nylstroom, in collaboration with Solarise Africa, is proud to announce the commissioning and inauguration of its state-of-the-art solar power installation. This landmark project not only signifies a major milestone for the school but also serves as an exemplary initiative in the region, inspiring the youth to prioritise the battle against climate change and embrace a sustainable way of ...
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Read the full original article here from ENGIE Sales and Purchase Agreement signed with ACTIS for the acquisition of 100% of BTE Renewables, one of Africa’s leading renewable energy companies in South Africa and Kenya Addition of 340 MW renewable energy capacity and a portfolio of more than 3 GW of advanced development projects for ENGIE in South Africa Investments in 250 MW wind...
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  Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently supplied, installed and commissioned a solar water pump system in Makeni district in Sierra Leone in a project funded by World Hope International. The installation works included; Ground mounting 6 Soleil power solar panels of 330W near the water source to minimize power losses using aluminum ground mo...
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Empower New Energy join forces with the African Development Bank Group to develop high-quality carbon credits for Distributed Renewable Energy in Africa. Individually, solar projects with private offtakers are too small to carry the costs of certification, prohibiting the development of making distributed solar eligible for carbon finance. With the support form the AfDB-managed Sustainabl...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently supplied, installed, and commissioned three hybrid solar systems at the World Vision International North-Eastern Provincial Offices in Sierra Leone Each system was equipped with a roof-mounted solar panel system with a capacity of 7.2kWp. The systems consist of individual panels with a power output of 300Wp each, w...
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The Facility for Energy Inclusion (“FEI”) managed by Cygnum Capital (formerly Lion’s Head Group) provided a $30 million multi-country facility and is in the process of arranging an additional $20 million for CrossBoundary Energy, a leading developer, owner, and operator of commercial and industrial (“C&I”) renewable energy systems. Nairobi, June 20, 2023–The Facility for Energy ...
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Read the full original article here from Daily News MYSOL Tanzania (Engie Energy Access Tanzania), a Solar energy company, has launched its operations in Zanzibar, pledging to bridge the gap in access to electricity and actively contribute to expansion of the off-grid electrification. The Company’s Managing Director, Godfrey Mugambi said the launching of the solar firm’s operations in Za...
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  PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), the world-renowned third-party reliability testing laboratory, has published its 2023 PV Module Reliability Scorecard, and Trina Solar has once again been recognized as a Top Performer among global PV module manufacturers for the outstanding performance of its Vertex N modules, especially the Vertex N 605W module. It is the ninth year in a row that Trina Solar h...
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Empower New Energy and Adaptis Energy Kenya have joined forces by signing a breakthrough development partnership agreement to solarize businesses across Africa! Aim: To bring clean, sustainable, and reliable energy solutions to the African continent. With this strategic collaboration, both companies will leverage their proficiency in the solar energy sector to revolutionize the way businesses...
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  Read the full original article here from PV - Tech Chinese solar company LONGi has unveiled its latest perovskite/crystalline tandem solar cell at the Intersolar 2023 event in Germany, which boasts an efficiency of 33.5%. The company’s new innovation is the second-most efficient solar cell in the world, and is 1.7% more efficient than the module shown at the Smart Energy Conference a...
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Read the full original article here from the fast mode Huawei yesterday announced that its eLTE Broadband Network has been selected by The Bui Power Authority (BPA) hydro-solar hybrid power plant in Ghana for essential communication and operational management services. Ghanaian Energy Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh underscored the importance of ICT systems in providing intelligent energy man...
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Read the original full  article here from Huawei With its continuous innovation and the provision of high-quality smart PV solutions and product experiences, FusionSolar's Smart PV Inverter SUN2000-330KTL has been awarded the Intersolar AWARD at Intersolar Europe 2023. As the newest flagship product from FusionSolar, the SUN2000-330KTL received wide recognition from the industry during its ...
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Read the original article here from PR Newswire JA Solar, a globally leading manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, was awarded the "Top PV Brand" in the LATAM region (and its major economies Brazil, Mexico, and Chile), and Africa (including its major economy Nigeria), by EUPD Research, an authoritative global research institute, highlighting JA Solar's outstanding market performance...
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On June 14,2023, DAS Solar presented its upgrading N-type 3.0 Black Series module at the Intersolar Europe 2023, bringing the high performance module to the Europe market. The Intersolar Europe 2023 is the largest and most influential solar energy exhibition worldwide. DAS Solar unveiled the upgrading N-type 3.0 Black Series, featuring the DAS BLACK, BLACK FRAME, and BLACK THRU modules. Further...
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Signet Terrace Shopping Centre today announced the commissioning and inauguration of its cutting-edge solar power plant, marking a significant step towards sustainable energy consumption and reducing carbon emissions. This remarkable project is the result of a collaborative effort between Signet Terrace Shopping Centre, Solarise Africa, Nuvo Energy Africa, and One Stop Solar, each playing a v...
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Join meteocontrol GmbH at The smarter E Europe 2023, Europe's largest energy industry platform from June 14th to 16th at Messe München, focusing on renewable energy, decentralization and digitalization. Discover meteocontrol's innovative energy and asset management solutions at booth B5.210, in Hall B5, Booth 210. They offer holistic and tailored #solutions to improve your renewable energy...
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Subscriber here more news about Engie ENGIE Energy Access signed a new agreement with the Beninese Agency for Rural Electrification and Energy Management (ABERME) as part of the Off-Grid Electricity Access project of the Millennium Challenge Account - Benin II (MCA-Benin II) program. The agreement allows ENGIE Energy Access to deploy 20 mini-grids to improve power reliability and promote de...
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Trina Solar, a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider inspired by the Kyoto Protocol since its inception, has been promoting sustainability through renewable energy for the past 25 years, while pursuing its mission to make solar energy accessible to all. Trina Solar aims to use 100% renewable energy in global manufacturing and operations by 2030 in order to contribute to the...
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GoodWe, a leading provider of PV energy storage solutions, will be presenting its latest innovations at booth B4-210 during Intersolar 2023 in Munich, Germany, from 14 to 16 June. Building on the proven success of GoodWe’s cutting-edge hybrid inverters, the company is set to unveil a brand-new suite of energy storage solutions specifically designed for the commercial and industrial (C&I) seg...
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Read the full original article here from  Solarise Africa Understanding Solar System Performance in South Africa and Kenya As the seasons change, so does the performance of our solar systems. In this edition of our newsletter, we delve into the fascinating topic of how seasonal changes impact solar system performance in South Africa and Kenya. Understanding these dynamics will help you make...
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Read the full original here from Capital FM Dubbed ‘Long Distance Runner, the project seeks to phase out energy sources like coal and replace them with green and renewable energy sources like solar. “With solar, the business is totally different. We are trying to decelerate carbon levels globally”, said Oliver Du Peng, Huawei East Africa digital power chief executive officer. Huawei s...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently installed and commissioned three solar water pump systems with 100m HDPE pipes connected directly to the 3 polytanks for water distribution on three sites in Alindao, a town and sub-prefecture located in the Central African Republic prefecture of Basse-Kotto, in a project financed by the ACF (Action Contre la Faim), a...
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Avec la mise en service de la centrale solaire de Cintegabelle sur le lac du Cap Vert. D'une capacité de 8,7 MWc, la centrale prend place sur l'espace immergé d'une ancienne gravière. La centrale de Cintegabelle, c'est : ☣️ 900 tonnes de CO2 évitées par an, ⚡Une puissance électrique de 8,7 MWc, 🏠 L'alimentation en électricité de 2 000 foyers. Dans Les Landes, nous avons e...
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A leading solar company based in Ghana has unveiled a new logo today, marking a pivotal phase in the company!s 12-year history. Dutch & Co. Ltd., suppliers and installers of solar PV and LED lighting products, has earned a robust reputation for quality, thanks to their work with clients such as Nyaho Medical Centre, MTN Scancom, Fanmilk Danone, and Total Energies. The new logo is an evoluti...
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meteocontrol recognizes the immense potential of the African PV market and strives to strengthen relationships with existing and upcoming partners. 💪 One of our references is the Omburu PV Power Station, located near Omaruru in Namibia's Erongo Region. 💡 meteocontrol implemented several functionalities to personalize its local SCADA Center according to the customer needs, e.g. a KPI curve ...
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Read the full original full article here from solar quarter Zhejiang Thermal Power Construction Co., Ltd. and Longi Solar Technology Co., Ltd. have signed a module purchase contract for the Kom Ombo 200 MW Project in Egypt during the SNEC Exhibition on May 25, 2023. The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Yu Wei, member of the Party Committee and vice president of Zhejiang Thermal Power, and M...
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Read the original full article here from PV Tech Chinese solar module manufacturer Jinko Solar will sell its subsidiary Xinjiang Jinko for RMB4.3 billion (US$606.7 million). The company said that Jiangxi Jinko, subsidiary of Jinko Solar and parent company of Xinjiang Jinko, will no longer hold any shares in Xinjiang Jinko after the transaction. The company added that the transaction is to ...
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May 2023
Announcement of New Office and Warehouse opening in South Africa Trina Solar, the world's leading provider of PV and smart energy total solutions, has responded to the growing demand in South Africa by expanding its operations. With continuous investment in the South African market over the years, the company has recently opened a new office in Johannesburg and a warehouse in Cape Town. This ex...
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Read the original full article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied, and commissioned stand-alone systems at Samling Nama Peas School in Mpigi district, Uganda. The installation comprised of three stand-alone solar systems. Each of the systems has a roof mounted 2.79 kWp of soleil power solar panels and 26.4 kWh of battery storage, with a Victron inverter, all hi...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently designed, supplied, installed and commissioned a solar hybrid system for UNDP-FAO offices in Sierra Leone The system has a roof-mounted 15.18 kWp of solar panels and 42.6 kWh of battery storage of Lithium-Ion batteries with 10KVA Victron Quattro inverters, Victron Maximum Power Point Tracking charge controllers, al...
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Read the full original article here from Utilities Customers in South Africa will benefit from the partnership by having access to JA Solar’s range of high-performance products and cutting-edge solar technology. Menlo Electric South Africa has teamed up with JA Solar, a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar products, to become an official distributor of the Chinese-based company. ...
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Read the full original article here from Engineering news With load shedding intensifying, and fuel and electricity prices rising rapidly in Southern Africa, manufacturers have been severely impacted. To help manufacturers address these challenges, Huawei Digital Power recently held its FusionSolar Channel Partner Summit 2023 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  During the summit, the tech gian...
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  Read the full original article here from Elsevier Forecast-based charging strategy to prolong the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries in standalone PV battery systems in Sub-Saharan Africa Methodology This paper proposes a forecast-based operation strategy to increase the lifetime of Li-ion batteries in standalone PV battery systems. The goal of the proposed strategy is to only charge t...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine A number of entities, including the investment unit of TotalEnergies, are interested in the planned sale of Akuo, according to French media reports. French renewables developer Akuo said earlier this year that it had started looking for a strategic partner, when it hired three banks – Nomura, Rothschild & Co, and Natixis Partners ...
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A newly released report published by Solarbe on April 28 notes that JinkoSolar topped the global solar PV market in Q1, beating out “JA, Trina, Longi, and other top sellers” (Solarbe, 2023). JinkoSolar delivered 13.04 GW solar panels in Q1 2023, among which nearly 50% is N-type Tiger Neo panel, the most of any of the solar PV brands. This was a 72.7% growth versus Q1 2022. And this impressive ...
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Read the full original article here from this day live Four Nigerian startups have topped the list of 10 selected startups across Africa that will be mentored by Qualcomm to develop technology solutions that will address the immediate and long term needs of Africans. Qualcomm Technologies announced the selected 10 startups at the weekend, drawn from 550 applications across 34 African countri...
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Seetek Portable Power Station Alpha 2000W In an era where power availability is crucial for a variety of activities, the Seetek Portable Power Station Alpha 2000W stands out as a reliable and versatile solution. With its compact size and powerful features, this portable power station is designed to cater to a wide range of needs, from small music parties and family emergencies to outdoor work and...
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 A pan-African Energy-as-a-Service company, has won the prestigious African Unicorn Award for Greentech & Energy. The award recognises Solarise Africa's contribution to the growth and development of sustainable energy solutions in Africa. The African Unicorn Awards celebrate exceptional companies that are primed to achieve a billion-dollar valuation or more in Africa in the next five years...
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Accumulative module shipments total 140GW while 210mm module shipments exceeded 65GW by Q1 2023, ranking first globally Trina Solar Co., Ltd. (“Trina Solar” or “the company”), a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has today announced its full year 2022 results. The company reported an annual global revenue of $12.645 billion (RMB 85.052 billion), representing ...
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April 2023
Pioneer in renewable energy in Africa, Africa REN announces a change in the shareholding of Senergy 2 solar power plant. Historical shareholders have sold to a new investment vehicle set up by Africa REN and its partners. Located in Bokhol, in the north of Senegal, Senergy 2 was commissioned in 2016, making it the first solar photovoltaic power plant in West Africa. In 2021, Africa REN raised a...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Aptech recently designed, supplied, installed and commissioned two constructions of two mini water yards with boreholes equipped with solar powered pumps, elevated tanks and tap stands in Maban Upper Nile state in a project funded by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund-(UNICEF). The pumps were installed at two sites, on...
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Launches Vertex S+ Series for Rooftop Solar Revolution Trina Solar, a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, announced the launch their latest innovation, the Vertex S+ 445W+ n type dual-glass modules at the 2023 Solar Show Africa held in Johannesburg. The new modules are specifically designed for rooftop PV systems, offering a combination of durability, performance, aesthe...
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Read the full original article here from Evwind It is a system that allows the hybridization of wind farms with photovoltaic plants and energy storage systems in batteries. The first units are in the certification process and will be installed in Spain to hybridize two wind farms with two photovoltaic plants. Ingeteam has designed and manufactured the first units of its new control system f...
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InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), is delighted to announce its investment of US$1.5 million to enable Afresco’s `Energy-as-a-Service’ solution to bring clean, reliable power to Commercial and Industrial (C&I) clients in Uganda, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Gilles Vaes, CEO of InfraCo Africa said: “Afresco has develop...
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Empower New Energy, a leading renewable energy investment company, in partnership with Corks Energy Ltd, a Ghanaian company in the energy sector, is pleased to announce the opening ceremony of their recently commissioned fourth solar investment in Ghana. The 600KWp ground-mounted solar PV installation was developed in partnership with Corks Energy as project lead developer and Stella Futura as the...
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Read the full original article here from Einnews Recently, JA Solar, a globally leading manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, was awarded the "Top PV Brand" in the LATAM region (and its major economies Brazil, Mexico, and Chile), and Africa (including its major economy Nigeria), by EUPD Research, an authoritative global research institute, highlighting JA Solar's outstanding market perfor...
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Read the full original article here from PRNewswire JA Solar has once again been ranked in the highest AAA category in PV Tech's PV ModuleTech bankability report for Q1 2023, underlining the company's robust overall strength. The PV Tech report is based on comprehensive analysis of a manufacturer's performance in metrics including shipments, manufacturing capacity, technology and financial p...
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Jinko Solar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced its participation at the upcoming The Future Energy Show Africa that will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg from the 25th to the 26th of April 2023. The Future Energy Show Africa is Africa's top solar & energy event, which has been running since 25 years ago and ...
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Trina Solar has maintained its AAA ranking for the fourth consecutive quarter in the latest PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings report released by PV Tech. The company’s continued presence within the highest category validates its ongoing outstanding performance in technology innovation, product value, shipments, customer value and low-carbon practices and underlines its position as an industry...
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Read the full original article here from Nairametrics Key highlights  Empower New Energy has signed a solar deal in Lagos with the support of the state Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources  Lagos state has plans to explore renewable energy further to reduce pollution and expand clean energy use in the state  The Lagos state government is partnering with the World Bank to create ...
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JinkoSolar has been ranked in the highest 'AAA' category in the Q1 release of PV-Tech’s ModuleTech bankability report, underlining the company's industry-leading metrics across manufacturing and financial indicators and leadership in N-type TOPCon technology. According to its preliminary report for 2022, the company shipped 44.5GW of solar panels, including 10GW of its Tiger Neo N-type TOPCon...
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Read the full  original article here from pv- tech LONGi and the Sopowerful Foundation have announced the launch of a solar power system in the township of Linthipe, in Malawi’s Dedza region, with the country’s Minister for Energy, Ibrahim Matola, and its Deputy Minister for Education, Nancy Chaola Mdooko, both attending the inauguration ceremony. Dzenza CDSS, a secondary school with 23...
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Read the full original here from IBL The parent company of IBL Energy, IBL Group, a billion-dollar conglomerate headquartered in Mauritius with business interests in energy, financial services, logistics, distribution, and engineering, led a Series A equity-debt round that raised $8 million for Qotto, a solar kits provider operating in Burkina Faso and Benin. The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FE...
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Read the full original article here from Power Engineering International Vuyo Ntoi, Co-Managing Director of the African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), describes the status of the African investment landscape and what international investors need to keep in mind when they consider investing in the African energy transition. Can you describe the challenges and opportunities of Africa...
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Read the full original article here from News Ghana The Ghana Chamber of Mines has inaugurated an 84kWp Kilowatt ‘peak’ power Kilowatt ‘peak’ power ultra-modern and intelligent grid-tied solar photovoltaic system with a call on government to reduce the high taxes and levies to promote the energy transition agenda. Dr Sulemanu Koney, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Min...
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For Stella Futura and our implementing partners, the first CHAG (Christian Health Association of Ghana) Pilot Solar project marks a major milestone and success story in energy access to healthcare facilities in sub-Sahara Africa. The unique affordable contract model offers health facilities the ability to enjoy solar energy-as-a-service (including maintenance) with zero down-payment and make repay...
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Photo credit: Nuru For many years, mini-grids (MGs) have been considered as one of the best solutions for rural electrification in Africa, next to Solar Home Systems (SHS). However, over the past decade, rural electrification has been dominated by SHS (Solar Home Systems) as they have progressively entered rural homes across continent by providing them with the most basic needs of lighting, small...
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With his appointment, the company consolidates its position and commitment to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. GoodWe is one of the world's leading providers of solar and energy solutions with a strong local presence and strong potential for growth in the EMEA region. GoodWe, the world's leading manufacturer of photovoltaic inverters and energy storage solutions, has appointed Thomas ...
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March 2023
Read the full original article here from AptechAfrica Aptech recently supplied, installed and commissioned a stand-alone solar system at the Falaba District Women Network (FDWN) and (PwDs) Offices. Two systems were installed, one for PwDs offices that consisted of a 3KVA inverter, and lithium-ion batteries of Polytech 3000c 7.1kWh, 2.97kWp of panels, and a Victron charge controller 150/45A. ...
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Read the full original article here from Clean Technica Equator Energy is a fully integrated solar power provider headquarted in Nairobi, Kenya. Equator Energy also has a presence in Uganda, as well as regional staff in South Sudan, Somalia, and Zimbabwe. The design, installation, operation, and maintenance of its solar power plants is all done in-house. Equator Energy was launched in 2016 by M...
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A landmark partnership was signed today to foster the sustainable development and access to energy financing in Africa through the Voluntary Carbon Markets. ENGIE Energy Access — one of the leading off-grid providers in Africa, ENGIE Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) – the energy management and sales division of the ENGIE Group, and CarbonClear – a data-driven and innovative carbon...
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5-year partnership agreement will help power houses, C&I and utility projects in Yemen Dubai, UAE: 21 March 2023 - Trina Solar and Al-Raebi for Trading (Al-Raebi) signed a 5-year partnership agreement to supply 500MW of module shipments for the Yemeni market. Trina Solar will supply Al-Raebi with 100MW of its n-type i-TOPCon cell technology modules in 2023. The 5-year agreement will cater t...
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Read the full original article here from Weareiph  Infinity Power, a joint venture between Egypt’s Infinity and UAE’s Masdar, announced today it has completed the acquisition of the entire shareholding of Lekela Power. The transaction makes Infinity Power the largest renewable energy company on the African continent. Infinity’s key stakeholders include Africa Finance Corpor...
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Read the original full article here for Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently commissioned a 1.6kW/205V solar water pump system in M’Baïki in the province of Lobaye about 110km from the city of Bangui (Central African Republic). This project is a donation from the MINUSCA Kenyan contingents to AKA tribal communities. The works included borehole drilling, supply, and installation of a solar...
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Read the full article here from Evwind The company, which has presented its new strategic plan for 2022-24, forecasts 44% growth in turnover to nearly €1bn by 2024. Ingeteam celebrates its 50th anniversary positioning itself as a key player in the energy transition via electrification. In addition, it plans to invest €210m over the next 3 years, of which €140m will be dedicated to...
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(photo credit: InfraCo - Salima Solar Plant) Solar in Africa has historically been driven by a limited number of “hot spots” such as South Africa, Morocco and more recently Egypt. While these countries continue leading the charge with important solar initiatives being launched and developed, it is interesting to note that more and more other countries are now also adopting solar. This me...
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Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), one of the world's leading investment research firms, recently published the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) rating results. In recognition of its excellence in ESG performance, GoodWe Technologies Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “GoodWe” or the “Company”, Stock Code: 688390.SH), has been upgraded to BBB from BB, which demonstra...
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Read the full original article here from Engie One year after commissioning the Lolwe hybrid solar 600 kWp mini-grid and its Productive Hub, ENGIE Equatorial is proud to announce the results achieved so far: over 15,000 people now have access to clean electricity, purified water and agro-processing services. 700 businesses are provided with productive energy and will be supported with appliance...
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Read the full original article here from Mybroadband MTN is collaborating with Huawei to roll out RuralSolar to provide Internet access to remote and rural African communities. RuralSolar is an affordable solution to make network connectivity available in regions where rolling out networks were previously unviable. MTN and Huawei completed the first RuralStar proof-of-concept in Ghana in ...
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February 2023
Read the full original article here from SolarQuarter Nigerian maritime company, Nigerdock, has completed the first phase of its shift towards renewable energy. The company is developing a 20 MW solar power project at its Snake Island Integrated Free Zone in the Lagos Port Complex, as a part of its wider effort to enable the free zone to achieve green port status. The development of solar po...
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About the project The grid-connected solar electrification system of 75kWp PV and 85kWh battery storage for Galkayo General Hospital is among 39 stabilization and peace dividend projects under the SPD project, which is part of an EU-funded Inclusive Local and Economic Development (ILED) Programme, which, in turn, supports the objectives of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. This project a...
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JinkoSolar has developed a process via which 92% of the materials which make up a solar panel can be recycled, including cells, front glass, back sheet, aluminium frame, copper wire, encapsulation material and junction box. Unlike conventional recycling methods which mix materials together, making them difficult to separate, the company’s solution separates the glass and silicon wafer through...
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Read the full original article here from the Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently supplied, installed & commissioned off-grid solar systems across Sierra Leone in a projected funded by USAID in partnership with Orange SL. The systems are comprised of a 1.65 kWp solar PV system with a 9.6 kWh battery bank of 200Ah Soleil Power Lead Acid AGM deep cycle batteries at each of the eleven Commu...
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Recently, JinkoSolar was certified as Top Brand PV© South Africa in the category of Modules in the South African region. The Top Brand PV© Awards is a result of comprehensive primary data-based surveys conducted by EUPD Research among local installers across all sizes on a variety of parameters, such as brand awareness, distribution ranking (depth, width), recommendation levels, satisfaction, an...
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SEETEK focuses on the international photovoltaic and energy storage market by providing leading integrated solutions of photovoltaic + lithium energy storage systems. We hope to accelerate the realization of world zero carbon emission vision and better serve the global residential and C&I users. We have been engaged in the development of China's renewable energy industry for decades and accumu...
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Power availability, quality, and reliability are critical inputs into a successful African manufacturing enterprise. Having heard a lot about the falling cost of energy storage solutions, many factory managers are wondering how to take advantage of these new technologies to strengthen their power supply. But the variety of battery energy storage solution (BESS) options can be overwhelming to those...
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TreeLine Utility Solutions is a Canadian visualization company that offers conceptual designs, photo-realistic renderings, and 3D Modeling of industrial developments. They specialize in providing these services in the energy industry. TreeLine's mission is to help their clients educate and inform stakeholders about upcoming major projects by showing them what the project will look like when it is ...
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Read the full original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently supplied, installed, and commissioned a repair and maintenance on a 6.27kWp of solar PV in a project funded by World Food Programme. The works included cleaning of existing panels, replacement of batteries with 76.8kWh of Soleil Power batteries and replacement of an inverter with a Victron Quattro 10kVA inverter an...
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Nanyuki, Kenya: Mawingu, a Kenyan based Internet service provider operational in 15 counties, successfully closed their Series B investment bringing onboard new investor InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG). InfraCo Africa's $6 million USD commitment, delivered through its dedicated investment arm, will support Mawingu to roll out infrastructure across Kenya ...
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The Upgraded Vertex N 605W/695W Leads Among Utilities by High Value Trina Solar has published the Trina Solar 210mm Vertex N Product White Paper in January. The newly upgraded Ace Mix of Vertex n-type modules of 605W+695W with efficiency of 22.4% is setting the standard for power station modules in every aspect, stepping up the industry's acceleration into the ntype era. Trina Solar is committe...
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January 2023
Read the full original article here from GreenYellow GreenYellow and Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (MCB) complete the financing of one of the largest solar power plants in Mauritius for an amount of Rs 350M (~7.5M EUR). GreenYellow, an expert in solar photovoltaic production, and MCB have concluded a transaction worth Rs 350M to finance a future solar photovoltaic power plant in Arsenal, loc...
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Read the full original article here from pv magazine The World Future Energy Summit showed that Middle Eastern solar markets are still driven by utility-scale PV, although the C&I sector shows signs of growth. Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates are the most promising markets for big solar projects, with huge pipelines under development, while Lebanon and Yemen show promise due...
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Read the full original article here from Afrik21 GreenYellow Madagascar obtains a €7.1 million credit guarantee from GuarantCo and the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) for the installation of an electricity storage system in the Ambatolampy solar park News about the Ambatolampy solar power plant in Madagascar. Its developer GreenYellow Madagascar has obtained a 33 billion ariary (€7.1 million) g...
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Following the successful commissioning of their Sierra Leone Mini grid project which has connected over 13,000 homes and businesses to clean energy, PIDG company InfraCo Africa and PowerGen Renewable Energy (PowerGen) have announced that they are collaborating to roll out further mini-grids in the country. InfraCo Africa has committed up to US$1.2m to the new initiative which will form part of a w...
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Read the full original article here from PV-Tech Module manufacturer JA Solar has partnered with UAE-based developer AMEA Power to supply modules to a 560MW solar PV project in Egypt. The partnership extends the collaboration of both companies to provide an integrated solution for the gigawatt-scale solar and wind projects AMEA is working on in Egypt. Among them is Egypt’s “largest...
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Showcases Product Line Up with New n-Type i-TOPCon Cell Technology Trina Solar, a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, showcased its 2023 product line up of its latest revolutionary i-TOPCon cell technology modules with power of up to 695W+ at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) taking place in Abu Dhabi; the region’s most influential and international energy summit...
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Read the full article here from Aptech Africa Aptech Africa recently commissioned a solar PV-hybrid system in Nigeria in a project funded by UNDP. This system consists of 40kWp of roof-mounted PV generation with 102.6 kWh of lithium-ion battery storage. The system is hybrid and uses energy from both solar and diesel generator. The system has a remote monitoring system which provides informat...
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Read the full original article here from PR Newswire JA Solar has maintained the highest AAA ranking in PV Tech's recently released Q4 2022 PV ModuleTech bankability ratings report, based on its performance in metrics including shipments and production capacity, combined with technical and financial status. Vertical integration for high-quality development The report noted that "JA Solar ...
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Trina Solar has maintained its AAA status for the third consecutive quarter in the PV ModuleTech bankability rankings released by PV Tech for Q4 2022. The company’s continued presence within the highest category validates its ongoing high performance level in manufacturing capacity, technology innovation, product shipments and financial status and underlines its position as an industry leader...
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JinkoSolar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today revealed its Second Generation Tiger Neo panel family – one of the world’s most efficient and powerful solar panels. The upgraded Tiger Neo family includes three series with up to 445Wp for 54-cell, 615Wp for 72-cell, and 635Wp for 78-cell and module efficiency up to 22.27%, 23.23%, and 22.72% res...
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OpenSolar, a software company focused on empowering solar installers with the world’s most accurate and entirely free solar design and sales platform, recently announced a new partnership with Empowered by Light. OpenSolar is committing 1% of its annual revenue to Empowered by Light projects in order to deploy solar and other renewable energy solutions to vulnerable communities around the wor...
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Telecom Egypt, the first integrated operator of communications and information technology services in Egypt, in cooperation with Huawei Technologies, the leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, announced the implementation of the first eco-friendly, integrated solution to provide mobile networks via utilizing environmentall...
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December 2022
By Terje Osmundsen, Founder and CEO, Empower New Energy Africa’s share of solar PV investments dropped to 0,4 percent in 2021 and is set to plunge again to about 0,35 percent in 2022. According to IEAs latest publication “Renewables 2022”. Africa is on the verge of a solar energy revolution, almost quadrupling the total installed PV capacity from 7 to 25 Gigawatt by 2027. Unfortunately, ...
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In an effort to advance Africa’s access to clean energy, Solarise Africa was awarded USD 3 million by EDFI ElectriFI to provide tailored financing solutions for decentralised energy solutions to selected commercial and industrial (C&I) customers across the continent. Solarise Africa provides reliable and affordable renewable energy solutions to businesses in Africa. “As an existi...
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Read the full original article here from Premium Times First announced in late September, the deal, having scaled regulatory hurdles, is the latest phase of Shell’s march towards providing clean energy via carbon emissions reduction. The renewable energy arm of London-based supermajor Shell has brought closure to the purchase of Daystar Power, a West African hybrid solar power solutions p...
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JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has achieved a major technical breakthrough for its 182 mm high-efficiency N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cell. JinkoSolar has once again set a new record, achieving a maximum solar conversion efficiency of 2...
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Read the full original article here from The Cable ENGIE Energy Access Nigeria has launched a ‘Going Green’ campaign – a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to deepen awareness and knowledge of the benefits of green and clean environment on people and the ecosystem.   The Going Green campaign is a CSR platform that was formally kick-started in partnership with the Goshen Internat...
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  Appoints Taqa as Local Authorized Distributor in Sudan Partnership Will Address the Fast-Growing Demand for Solar Energy in Sudan and Africa Continues to Bring Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation to the Region   Dubai, UAE – 19 December, 2022 –  Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a world leading PV and smart energy total solution provider, has announced today the appointment o...
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Read the full original article here from Infraco Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest rate of access to electricity in the world. Approximately 600 million people lack access to electricity and 890 million cook with traditional fuels (IEA, 2018), which results in poor indoor air quality and associated respiratory illness. Off-grid renewable energy has been recognised by governments across ...
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Read the original article here from Aptech Africa Aptech recently supplied, installed and commissioned a stand-alone solar PV system for an orphanage in Juba, South Sudan. The system has a roof mounted 11.2kWp of soleil power solar panels and 38.4kWh of battery storage of soleil power OPzV batteries with a Victron inverter, all high-quality products to ensure the system gives maxim efficienc...
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Read the full original article here from En Prnasia JA Solar announced that it will supply modules for IGNIE 2021-2046, the first renewable hybrid power plant and the first photovoltaic (PV) and waste-to-energy plant, in the IGNIE special economic zone in the Republic of Congo. The project includes a PV energy storage plant of more than 55 MWp and a waste-to-energy plant with a daily waste trea...
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