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New Power System with Canadian Solar Modules Helps a Medical Center in Sierra Leone

GUELPH, Ontario: Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced today that through its module donation, a new solar power system has been successfully energized at the Evans Medical Center at Kirma, Lungi, Sierra Leone. The charity project was initiated a year ago by Melanie Evans from the ‘Lungi […]

EDF and Masdar to build 800 MW concentrated solar power – PV hybrid in Morocco

Combination of PV and concentrated solar power with storage will boost 800 MW plant’s flexibility, says winning consortium. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has announced – after a competitive international bidding process – that the consortium of EDF (through its subsidiary EDF Renewables), Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company- Masdar, and Green of Africa, […]

Senegal imports tribunes for first wind farm project, aims to become leader in renewables

Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country’s power. Privately-owned British renewable power company Lekela expects the wind farm, located in Taiba Ndiaye, about 100 km from the capital Dakar, to reach 158.7 megawatts (MW) […]

Ethiopia: African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund approves grant to spur renewable investments

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank on 17 May 2019 approved a $995,000 grant to support the roll out of a sustainable procurement framework for Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Ethiopia. The SEFA grant will encourage private investments into hydropower projects through Ethiopia’s Renewable Energy Programme. It will […]

SEFA approves grant to promote investments into Renewable Energy in Ethiopia

The SEFA grant will encourage private investments into hydropower projects through Ethiopia’s Renewable Energy Programme. The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank on 17 May 2019 approved a $995,000 grant to support the rollout of a sustainable procurement framework for Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Ethiopia. The SEFA grant […]