Category archives for: Solar & Wind

Ghana Goes Big on Renewables

Accra, December 11, 2017//-The renewable energy revolution is catching on. And one country that has a lot to offer renewable investors, is Ghana.

Nigeria’s Off Grid Energy Investment Gets $3m Lifeline

Lagos, Nigeria, December 8, 2017//- – The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and All On, yesterday  announced the creation of a $3 million partnership with the goal of expanding access to energy for underserved and unserved markets in Nigeria.

Africa Welcomes Renewables Revolution

December 1, 2017//-Africa’s ability to provide electricity to its population has traditionally been judged on the ability of its governments to finance or attract private sector investment into new power plants.

Solar Energy and Storage Now Cheaper Than Coal

November 24, 2017//-Solar plus storage can now compete with coal and other fossil fuels on its own.

Ghana Coach Partners German Firm to Build Solar Manufacturing Factory

Accra, November 23, 2017//-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has partnered a German firm JVG-Thoma to establish a €14.5 million solar manufacturing factory.

Creating Fuel from Agric Waste

Behind the Muhoroni Sugar factory in southwestern Kenya lies a mountain of leaves and stalks from sugar cane.

International Solar Alliance Presents Its First Offering to Deepen Solar Markets

New Delhi, India, November 18, 2017//-A USD 1 billion guarantee could crowd in up to USD 15 billion of investments for 20 gigawatts (GW) of solar PV capacity in more than 20 countries, claims a study released at the India Pavilion at the COP23 climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany.

Germany Supports Renewable Energy Projects in Africa with 32.9 Million Euros

London, UK, November 16, 2017/ — KfW, the German Development Bank, and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced, on the side lines of the annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables Meeting, a new instrument to support renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa that targets small- and mid-scale (up to 50 MW) green power renewable […]

New Study on 100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Out

November 8, 2017//- The Energy Watch Group and Lappeenranta University of Technology launched their new groundbreaking study, which models a global transition to 100% renewable electricity.

PEG Africa Connects 500,000 Underserved Off-grid Consumers to Power

October 27, 2017 – PEG Africa, the leading off-grid solar company in West Africa, has successfully raised US$13.5 million through a combination of debt and a Series B equity financing.

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