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China holds the key to cancelling half the world’s new coal project plans

With pressure mounting on the world’s governments to turn their back on the fossil fuel, China and peers in South East Asia, Europe and South Asia could help deliver a coal-free future at the COP26 climate summit planned in Glasgow in November.

InfraCo, Solvéo secure 25-year PPA for solar park in Guinea

The Khoumagueli Solar IPP project will sell power to local utility Electricité de Guinée (EDG).

African utilities wary of threat from renewables

The rise of clean energy and prosumers, net metering and greenhouse gas regulation all figure among the bogeymen as far as national electric companies are concerned.

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Financial closing for 82 MW of PV in Guinea

German developer Clean Power Generation will build three PV plants in two different parts of the West African nation. All of the projects will sell electricity to state-owned utility Electricité De Guinée.

Solar emerging as best bet for West Africa’s future energy mix

The Economic Community of West African States should prioritize the development of solar PV to meet surging energy demand over the next 30 years, according to a newly published study.

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The rise and rise of Bboxx: Off-grid solar supplier lands another $50m

The solar home system company, which enables customers to pay their solar electricity bill through an app on their mobile on a PAYG basis, has conducted a monumental funding round as it eyes expansion to become a fully-fledged pay-as-you-go utility.

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Ivory Coast moves forward with first solar park

The 25 MW project is planned for the town of Benguébougou, in the Korhogo department, in the north of the west African nation.

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International Solar Alliance is now an international legal body

The international solar alliance framework agreement receives 15 ratifications, as the Republic of Guinea becomes the 15th country to do so. The founding ceremony of ISA is scheduled for December 08, 2017 in Greater Noida, India.

Guinea to host 88 MW solar power plant

The French government and the government of the Republic of Guinea have signed three MoUs for the development of solar energy in the African country. One of the agreements envisages the construction the country’s first large-scale PV project.

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