Off Grid Energy

SINN Power Builds World’s 1st Floating Ocean Hybrid Platform

With an aim to further expand footprints, Germany based SINN Power has invited solar panel manufacturers to demonstrate and test their photovoltaic (PV) modules on a floating platform in Iraklio, Greece. The company’s motive behind the move is to internationalise its ocean hybrid platform as a complete off-grid energy solution to provide renewable energy to […]

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Off-Grid Energy key to Power Growth in Emerging Markets: WoodMac

A new analysis from Wood Mackenzie has predicted that the next decade presents a huge opportunity for the off-grid energy access sector. An estimated 420 million people now use standalone off-grid solar and another 47 million people rely on mini-grids for access to electricity. While investments in energy access have rapidly accelerated since 2016, total […]

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World Bank Grants $148Mn to Finance Access to Electricity in Mozambique

The World Bank has approved an $82 million grant to increase access to electricity in five of the poorest provinces of Mozambique, including Niassa, Nampula, Zambezia, Cabo Delgado and Sofala. The project is also supported through a $66 million Multi-Donor Trust Fund administered by the Bank. With the potential to benefit about 1.5 million people, […]

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Kumbaya Officially Launches Solar-Powered ZeroXess Solution

ZeroXess is an economically priced home energy and communication hub for collecting and distributing power to other devices. California-based Kumbaya Inc. has officially launched the solar-powered zeroXess platform for off-grid energy, connectivity and content from the floor of Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The new zeroXess platform delivers solar-powered energy, connectivity and content […]

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USAID Announces 6.3 Million Dollars in Awards to Bolster Sub-Saharan Africa’s Off Grid Energy Sector

USAID has floated fund to provide capital to companies engaged in household solar-systems and micro-grids to expand operations. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awards 6.3 million dollars to facilitate in advancing off-grid energy solutions in sub-Saharan Africa. USAID has also announced several new awards at the Unlocking Solar Capital:  Africa Conference in […]

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