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South African Prepaid Startup WiSolar Plans Initial Fund Raise – EQ Mag Pro

WiSolar, a South African startup that sells solar power on a prepaid basis, plans to raise R45-million this quarter in its first funding round as it gears up for growth. The company, founded by Tonye Irims in 2016, plans to expand from offering its product to residential home owners to working with property developers to […]

ReneSola Power to Release First Quarter 2022 Financial Results on June 7, 2022 – EQ Mag Pro

Eskom’s Debt Drops Below $28 Billion Amid Funding Talks

South African power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. has reduced its debt to less than 400 billion rand ($28 billion) as discussions ensue to secure funding for a transition to renewable energy, said Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. The state-owned company announced in May it had reduced debt by a fifth to about 401 billion […]

Iraq intends a 750-MW solar project in Al-Muthanna province – EQ Mag Pro

Sasol and Air Liquide to launch the Renewable Energy procurement programme for its South African Operations

Sasol and Air Liquide are inviting bidders to participate in a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the supply of renewable energy to Sasol’s South African operations. An international integrated chemicals and energy company, Sasol’s core business is leveraging technologies and the expertise of its people to build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a […]

Swedish Government grants permit for offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak: Vattenfall – EQ Mag Pro

SA’s Sun Exchange completes $1.4m crowdsale for solar-plus-storage project in Zimbabwe

South African startup Sun Exchange has completed the crowdsale for a 510 kilowatt solar-plus-storage installation to solar power packhouse and cold store facilities for Zimbabwean agriculture leader Nhimbe Fresh, with approximately US$1.4 million of solar cells purchased by over 1,700 individuals across 98 countries. Launched in 2015, Sun Exchange is a a peer-to-peer solar leasing […]

Iraq intends a 750-MW solar project in Al-Muthanna province – EQ Mag Pro

Infinite Mobility And Its Solar Electric Vehicle Are Partnering With TukTuk Life For Record-Breaking Trip Around The World

Tuk Tuk Life, with the support of the Norwegian electric vehicle company Infinite Mobility, will attempt to break several world records by driving a solar electric tuk tuk (also known as an auto rickshaw or tricycle) around the world. Here’s a quick summary of the organization attempting the record and the plan: Tuk Tuk Life […]

Maxeon Solar Technologies Announces Philippe Costemale as New Chief Operating Officer – EQ Mag Pro

South African start-up raises $1.4 million in crowd sale of Zimbabwe solar project

Investors were invited to purchase individual solar cells in the project. In exchange, they will earn a rental income in cryptocurrency from the electricity generated. JOHANNESBURG: South African energy start-up Sun Exchange raised $1.4 million in a crowd sale of solar cells of a 1.9 megawatt (MW) solar and battery storage facility at Zimbabwe’s Nhimbe […]

Iraq intends a 750-MW solar project in Al-Muthanna province – EQ Mag Pro

South African union threatens power shutdown over Eskom split

NUM, one of the largest unions at Eskom, fears that the government’s plan to split Eskom into different units for generation, transmission and distribution will lead to job losses JOHANNESBURG : South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Wednesday threatened to shut down the country’s power sector over the government’s decision to forge ahead […]

Iraq intends a 750-MW solar project in Al-Muthanna province – EQ Mag Pro