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Tackling load shedding in South Africa, one home at time

Load shedding has been an ongoing challenge to South Africans since 2007. The country currently experiences regular, planned power outages from the national grid, forcing the country’s citizens to look for alternative sources of energy and power. While many solar energy solutions providers in the region focus on commercial and industrial installations, Huawei partner Metrowatt concentrates on the residential sector.


Powering rural Nigeria

Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency (REA) was established to solve electricity challenges in rural parts of the country. As the organization that manages electric power in remote areas, the REA is committed to solving the problem of power access for its constituents. The REA is responsible for the main business scope of Nigeria, covering new power generation, microgrids, and distribution network construction. Abba Aliyu, head of project management for the REA’s Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP), says that much has been achieved but there are still energy challenges that remain to be solved.


Jackery unveils new consumer-oriented portable Solar Generators at IFA 2023

The company’s lightweight and safety-first product design concepts offer outdoors enthusiasts flexible on-the-go power and recharging options with a focus on environmental sustainability.

The sunny side of solar in Brazil is job creation

The 1.2 GWp Janaúba solar project has so far resulted in the creation of around 11,000 jobs in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The 20 solar parks will generate enough power to supply the needs of 1.8 million Brazilian households.


New milestone reached for Teknisolar’s lamination technology

Teknisolar will develop a pilot lamination line for innovative photovoltaic technology based on tandem solar cells.

Hybrid hydro-solar project puts Ghana on track to achieve electricity access, clean energy goals

A project combining solar with hydroelectric power at the Bui dam in Ghana has given a massive boost to the country’s efforts to provide universal electricity access by 2025. Digital transformation is also reducing the time to resolve technical issues at the dam.

Artificial intelligence poised to enable accelerated transformation of the energy sector

Artificial intelligence will play a larger role in solar and energy storage products, according to Sigenergy founder and CEO Tony Xu. Here, he discusses upcoming trends and current challenges in the renewable energy industry, along with the innovations his company is bringing to energy storage solutions.


Tackling solar panel cleaning: R-MC Power Recovery Limited introduces R-MC S21™

Turning its cleaning expertise to the solar power industry, R-MC has launched a new specialized cleaning fluid developed specifically to tackle a wide range of pollutants that commonly soil photovoltaic panels.


Solarday will implement TOPcon technology in a new production line

With its new module, the company is targeting domestic and small industrial installation applications with a product designed specifically for small spaces.

Mango Power launches hybrid battery inverter for households, debuts C&I solutions at Intersolar Europe

At this year’s Intersolar event, Mango Power is opening to wholesale orders from European customers for some of its most innovative product solutions, including its newly-launched hybrid battery inverter. The manufacturer is also presenting its commercial and industrial solutions for the first time in Europe.


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