Weekly News Round-up


Hot off the press this week!

The owner of West Africa’s first utility-scale wind farm plans to add battery storage to the project. Continue reading

Renewable energy uptake on the rise in South Africa, says Enel Green Power. Continue reading

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has provided Africa’s first-ever certified green loan to South Africa’s Absa Bank to fund renewable energy projects in the country. Continue reading


Starsight Energy has acquired a 50% stake in the East African operations of Premier Solar Group, a C&I solar company focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Continue reading

The Algerian government is preparing to launch a call for tenders for IPPs. The aim of this call for expressions of interest is to select companies to produce 1,000 MW of renewable energy, with some conditions for foreign investors. Continue reading

Mergence becomes a majority shareholder in Ejuva solar power plants. Continue reading

A total of R80.5 billion has been invested in South Africa’s burgeoning wind energy sector over the last ten years. Continue reading

Kibo Energy to develop a portfolio of Waste to Energy projects in South Africa. Continue reading

IEA says ending new oil and gas exploration today is the only viable climate path. Continue reading

Nine pioneering African businesses are set to markedly grow their positive impact on sub-Saharan Africa communities by stimulating clean energy uptake and, in doing so, growing local economies and empowering women. Continue reading

Sungrow to supply equipment for Malawi’s first utility-size solar-storage project. Continue reading


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