AFRICA: Orange and Greenlight join forces to distribute solar kits

The French telecommunications company Orange and Greenlight Planet have recently signed an agreement for the distribution of solar home kits in rural areas of several countries in sub-Saharan Africa. A new alliance for the electrification of rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa has been formed. It was signed between the French telecommunications giant Orange and Greenlight […]

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, […]