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30 MW solar PV plant approved for south Afghanistan

The High Economic Council (HEC) of Afghanistan has approved the construction of a 30 MW solar PV power plant in south Afghanistan.

ADB finances 20 MW of solar in Afghanistan with $44.7 million

The funds will be used to build a solar plant in Naghlu, in the capital Kabul’s Surobi district.

Afghan utility DABS to buy solar power from 10 MW facility at $0.073 per kWh

The 10 MW PV plant will be built by Indian developer Dynasty. The facility will sell power to the local grid under a 15-year PPA.

Afghanistan issues tenders for three hybrid solar projects totaling 55 MW

A 40 MW plant will be located in an industrial area of Jalalabad City, while two more facilities, with a capacity of 10 MW and 5 MW, will be built in the provinces of Khost and Daykundi, respectively.


Pamir Energy lands Ashden Award for increasing energy access in Tajikistan and Afghanistan

Pamir Energy, a project company of the Geneva-based Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, has won a prestigious international award for bringing clean energy to eastern Tajikistan and northern Afghanistan.


Afghanistan approves plan to deploy 65 MW of solar

The Afghan government has approved a plan for the deployment of 100 MW of renewable energy capacity. The plan includes 65 MW of solar tendered by the government in 2016.


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