Weekly News Round-up

Your weekly news-round from the renewable energy sector across Africa

Future Energy Series: Africa’s latest press release details new event announcements such as a change in dates and location. Continue reading
US $1bn has been raised in capital markets by South Africa’s Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) for the Lesotho Highlands water project. Continue reading
Green off-grid provider Renewvia Energy Corporation has signed an agreement with Social Investment Managers and Advisors LLC (Sima) for $1 million in funding. The funds will enable the electrification of several rural communities via solar off-grid in Kenya. Continue reading
If Tunisia wants to meet their 30% electricity from renewables by 2030 target, they need new streams of capital to extend credit facilities to the industry, and capacity building among local banks to extend credit facilities to improve local investment conditions. Continue reading
Norwegian renewable power producer Scatec ASA (OSL:SCATC) has won the preferred bidder status for 150 MW of contracted solar capacity in a mixed tender for risk-mitigation power capacity in South Africa. Continue reading

Senegal's Sovereign Strategic Investment Fund (FONSIS), Meridiam and ENGIE have announced the commissioning of two photovoltaic power plants in Senegal with a total production capacity of 60 MW. Continue reading

ENGIE, Meridiam and FONSIS (Senegal’s Sovereign Strategic Investment Fund) announce the commissioning of two solar PV power plants as part of the Scaling Solar programme with a total production capacity of 60MW. Continue reading

Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday signed a $100 million solar-hybrid power deal with a consortium led by Gridworks, to provide electricity to half a million people across three cities that have no grid connection. Continue reading

South Africa is working to secure additional power generation in various ways – but speed is of the essence. Continue reading

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