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First unit of 250 MW floating PV project comes online in Ghana

The first 5 MW portion of the large floating power plant was connected to the transmission system of a 404 MW hydropower dam on the Black Volta River.

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Total launches tool to estimate solar potential of unexploited land

The new tool is aimed at accelerating the deployment of photovoltaic power plants on degraded or polluted land, parking areas and quarries in France.

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Mali greenlights 93 MW solar park

UAE-based independent power producer Phanes Group and Welink Energy will build a 93 MW solar power plant in the south of the country.

EDF expands hydrogen business in Europe

Hynamics, EDF’s hydrogen unit, has set up its own subsidiary in Germany. From there, the French group plans to expand its hydrogen generation business across the continent.

Eiffage RMT set to begin work on 25 MW solar plant in Benin

The French company and its partners will build the PV project in Illoulofin, near the city of Pobè.

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Another 100 MW of solar under development in Chad

Two 50 MW solar parks are planned to be built near N’Djamena, the country’s capital. These facilities will sell power to the national utility, SNE, at a price of €0.083/kW.

Solar for trekking

Belgian start-up Sunslice has developed small, portable, high-performance solar panels that can be applied to backpacks and be used as rechargers for smartphones and watches.

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Akuo commissions 50 MW solar plant in Mali

The latest PV installation in West Africa by France’s Akuo features an agricultural and social component on a 5-hectare plot of land next to the project site.

Akuo deploys 44 mobile solar units in Madagascar

Each unit contains 200 pre-assembled and pre-wired photovoltaic panels and can be deployed in 30 minutes.

Solar park built on rough wooden structures in France

French cooperative Céléwatt and engineering company Mécojit are building a new, 250 kW solar park in southwestern France. The solar panels are installed on a raw wood structure, sourced from the surrounding forests, to promote local employment and a regional natural resource.

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