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IVORY COAST : Joint Agreement between IFC and government for 2 solar power plants

IVORY COAST : Joint Agreement between IFC and government for 2 solar power plants An agreement was recently signed between the government of Ivory Coast and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a subsidiary of the World Bank in charge of private sector financing. It concerns the implementation of two solar photovoltaic projects. Two solar photovoltaic […]

ZIMBABWE : ATC invests $14 million for Gwanda ‘ s first phase of solar project

African Transmission Corporation Holdings (ATC), a consulting firm specialising in infrastructure project financing, has recently allocated $14 million for the implementation of the Gwanda solar photovoltaic project in South Matabeland Province, Zimbabwe. African Transmission Corporation Holdings (ATC) is breathing new life into Gwanda’s solar photovoltaic project in Zimbabwe. The consulting firm, which specialises in infrastructure […]

AFRICA: Oslo offers €30 million guarantee to renewable energy suppliers

The Norwegian government has decided to offer a guarantee of NOK 300 million (30 million) per year to renewable energy suppliers to guarantee their investments in low-income countries. Many of these countries are in Africa, south of the Sahara. Good news for renewable energy suppliers based in Norway. Dag-Inge Ulstein, Norway’s Minister for International Development, […]