Burkina Faso

AfDB, MASEN and RES4africa to impart solar training for Sahel Countries

North Africa is the receiver of the  highest irradiance on the planet and there is an increased focus on pushing more solar projects in the region. For the same, the African Development Bank (AfDB), MASEN and RES4Africa have agreed to join forces on a dedicated solar energy training programme in 2022. The official statement by […]

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IFC to Assess Potential of Private Investments in Energy Storage Solutions in Burkina Faso

IFC will assess how private investment in energy storage can contribute to higher solar power production while enhancing grid stability in Burkina Faso The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Energy to assess how private investment in […]

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African Development Bank Plans to Bring Solar Power to Millions

African Development Bank is investing heavily in ways to help the estimated 640 million Africans who lack access to energy as well as protecting them against climate risks. In a significant development, the African Development Bank is unveiling its plan to help connect 29.3 million people in the continent with electricity by 2020. The bank […]

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Engine manufacturer Wärtsilä to supply a solar PV plant to Burkina Faso

Wärtsilä’s scope covers the engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) for the solar PV power plant at a gold mine in Burkina Faso, including the control system for the hybrid plant. The Finnish group, Wärtsilä has announced that it will supply a 15 MWp solar PV power plant to Essakane Solar SAS in Burkina Faso. The […]

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