Latest tech updates for large-scale solar in Africa

Solar energy is now the world’s cheapest energy source. This is the result of the perpetual evolution of the solar industry and the relentless efforts of equipment manufacturers to permanently improve their solutions to optimize yield and reduce cost.

The last 24 months have witnessed a tremendous increase in the speed of innovations brought to market as well as drastic price shocks. In this webinar, we will discuss the latest updates on some of the most important components of large-scale solar projects in Africa and their impact on the competitiveness of solar in Africa for power generation at the utility level.

During this webinar, we will address:
• The pros and cons of high power solar modules
• The growing important role that storage plays in large-scale solar in Africa
• How inverters are becoming the brain of solar projects thanks to digital innovation
• The latest innovation in tracker design and operation to boost yield

In this webinar, our panelists will discuss both commercial and technical aspects to give the audience the most complete overview of the current status of large-scale solar projects. This webinar will serve as a great guide to developers, national utilities, and authorities on the latest trends in the solar industry and what to expect in the near future.

You may download the full presentation below or listen to the webinar again through our YouTube channel

A big thank you to our speakers:

Emeka Wosu – LONGi Solar – Global Business Development Manager
Francisco Estela – LONGi Solar – Technical Director of Global Development
Maxime Bureau – Africa REN – COO
Anthony Erasmus – Huawei – Advisory Account Manager
Hemanshu Sugandhi – Nextracker – Director Business Development