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DR Congo Goes With Solar Off Grid To Power 3 Northern Cities

Africa’s second largest country, and one of its poorest, the Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with the neighboring Republic of Congo) has finally placed a big bet on renewable energy. The government there has finally gone for a $100 million investment off grid hybrid solar projects that will provide power to three cities […]

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AfDB Funds $530 Mn Transmission Line in Angola to Boost Renewable Distribution

AfDB to finance transmission line that will connect the north and south grids in Angola and allow for the distribution of clean energy The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed USD 530 million to finance the construction of a 343 km, 400 kV central-south transmission line that will connect the north and south transmission grids […]

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IRENA and AfDB to Scale up Renewable Investments in Africa

IRENA and AfDB have agreed to work together to advance energy transition through initiatives that support renewable investments in Africa The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the African Development Bank (AfDB), have agreed to work closely together to advance the energy transition in Africa through joint initiatives that support investments in low-carbon energy projects. […]

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AfDB Offers Assistance for Development of Mini Green Energy Grids in Guinea

AfDB has approved a grant of 830,000 USD to support AGER in the establishment of green mini grids projects in the Republic of Guinea. The African Development Bank (AfDB), through its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a grant of 830,000 US dollars to support the Guinean Agency for Rural Electrification (AGER), in […]

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AfDB Okays $21.8 Mn Grant for Solar Irrigation Pumps in Sudan

The African Development Bank (AfDB), a multilateral development finance institution, has approved to provide a grant of USD 21.783 million to the Government of Sudan. Through this grant, AfDB aimed to accelerate the adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps in the Sudan’s West Kordofan and North Kordofan states. Under this project, farmers will be encouraged to […]

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AfDB and EU to Provide €12 mn for Electrification of Rural Areas in Togo

AfDB, EU and the Togolese government have signed an agreement for 12 million euros to support the CIZO rural electrification program from Togo (PRAVOST).   The African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Union (EU) and the Togolese government have signed an agreement of some 12 million euros as part of the project to support the […]

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AfDB, CIF and CGC to Develop Green Financing Instruments for Africa

AfDB, in partnership with the CIF, has commissioned the CGC to prepare a study on the creation of national climate change funds and green banks in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB), in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), has commissioned the Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) to prepare a study on the creation […]

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AfDB Grants Loan for 18 MW Solar Plus Storage Project in Chad

AfDB has approved a loan of 18 million euros for the establishment of the solar plus storage facility of Djermaya in Chad. The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of 18 million euros and a Partial Risk Guarantee (GPR), for the establishment of the solar power station of Djermaya in Chad. Storage The […]

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4.5 mn People in Africa to Benefit With Off-Grid Power by 2025

AfDB has approved an innovative financing program for DESCOs, which would see 4.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa gain access to solar power by 2025. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved an innovative multinational financing program for Distributed Energy Service Companies (DESCOs), which would see 900,000 households in sub-Saharan […]

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