Weekly News Round-up

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

MAN Energy supplies 225MW to four power plants in West Africa. Continue reading

ACWA Power plans to bid in South Africa’s next green electricity auction. Continue reading


A Dutch court has ordered Shell to cut its emissions by 45% by 2030, putting pressure on the company to move faster than it had otherwise planned. Continue reading 

Orange has accelerated its solar projects in Africa and the Middle East to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2040. Continue reading

Following a long period of disruption, potential renewables bidders show strong interest in South Africa again. Continue reading 

The 40-MW Khoumagueli solar project in Guinea has taken a step forward with the signing of a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Electricite de Guinee (EDG). Continue reading

The solar home systems supplier d.light has just raised $10 million from Proparco, the subsidiary of the French Development Agency (AFD) group responsible for private sector financing. d.light will use this investment to develop its activities worldwide, particularly in Africa. Continue reading

ECOWAS regional power market to drive down energy cost for development. Continue reading 

The African Development Bank managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has extended a $1 million grant to help accelerate African countries’ energy transition. Continue reading
The Khoumagueli Solar IPP project in Guinea has marked a significant milestone with the arrival of a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) signed between InfraCo Africa and Electricité de Guinée (EDG). Continue reading 

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