Solar in Africa

ISA & UNDP Launch Pilot Solar Projects in 10 African Member Nations

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and UNDP announced the launch of ISA’s first programme, Scaling Solar Applications for Agriculture Use (SSAAU), in ten African ISA Member Countries: Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Niger, Republic of Sudan, Senegal, South Sudan, Togo, Tuvalu, and Uganda. The programme is slated to be implemented over the next two […]

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EXIM Bank Extends $40 M to Togo to Power 350 Villages with Solar PV

Export-Import Bank of India has, on behalf of the Government of India, extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 40 million to the Government of Togo for the purpose of the electrification of 350 villages in Togo through solar photovoltaic systems. India has been on a major outreach among developing countries ever since it […]

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Togo Solar Plant With Jakson As EPC Inaugurated

The  President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé inaugurated a 50MWp Solar Power Plant in the West African country. The Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Solar Power Plant Project is being developed by AMEA Power, Dubai and designed, installed, commissioned, and executed by Jakson Group from India. The West African Development Bank and Abu Dhabi Fund for […]

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Will Solar Powered Refrigeration Come Of Age In Vaccination Push?

The Covid pandemic, and now finally, the vaccination push across the world against the disease has put the spotlight firmly on the role distributed solar products, particularly Solar refrigeration could play. In the African continent, with almost 600 million people off the grid and  many more without access to the kind of exacting cooling requirements […]

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Top 5 Fastest-Growing Solar Markets in Africa

The year 2018 was exceptionally good for Africa and 5 African markets drove the continent’s solar energy market. Last Year Africa showed good progress in its solar market growth which was primarily driven by five countries: Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, and Ghana. The continent’s solar assets experienced a growth of over 1.8 GW in new solar […]

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