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BURUNDI : AFDB gives more than 43,000 refugees access to solar energy

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just completed its environmental project in the refugee camps in Burundi. The project, financed to the tune of 1.3 million dollars by the Transition Support Facility, has enabled 43,296 people to gain access to solar energy and improve their resilience to climate change. In Nyankanda camp in eastern Burundi, […]

Saudi inaugurates first renewable energy power plant

AfDB’s SEFA provides $1mn to support 9 MW solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi

The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a USD 990,000 grant to support the preparation of a 9 megawatt solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi. The African Development Bank-funded project consists of two plants, each featuring a solar and a hydro component as well as a local distribution network and interconnection […]

Saudi inaugurates first renewable energy power plant

Burkina Faso: African Development Bank approves €48,82 million for Desert to Power Yeleen programme to increase solar generation

The Board of Directors of the Bank has approved a €48,82 million loan to the Government of Burkina Faso for the Yeleen solar plant, intended to boost national power supply. Yeleen, which is to be implemented under the Bank’s Desert to Power ( DTP) Initiative, and which will span a period of five years from […]

Saudi inaugurates first renewable energy power plant