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Ncondezi Energy secures land for 300 MW solar facility in Mozambique

Ncondezi Energy has secured land for a 300 MW solar-plus-storage project in Mozambique. It has also signed an agreement with India’s Synergy Consulting for support in securing debt financing.

Mozambique kicks off tender for 60 MW of solar

The government of Mozambique aims to develop two 30 MW projects in northern and west-central regions of the country.

African utility secures cash for floating solar studies

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) will obtain $2.5 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to fund studies into floating solar and battery systems.

Solarcentury to build 100 MW solar park in Mozambique

Solarcentury will develop the 100 MWac Chimuara Solar Project, starting with a 30 MW ac first stage.


Irena gives latest update on stark chances of electricity access for all by 2030

The International Renewable Energy Agency’s latest annual report on the progress towards UN sustainable development goal seven estimates 670 million people will still lack electricity in 2030, and more than 2 billion will be reliant on unhealthy, polluting cooking methods.


Mozambique’s first floating solar project

The floating array is planned for a water reservoir in Chicamba, in Manica province. Consultants are now being sought for the feasibility studies.

Financial close for Mozambique’s first solar-plus-storage project

Anglo-Norwegian public funding body Globeleq has said the 19 MWp/2MW-7 MWh Cuamba project will be supplying electricity during the second half of next year.

German development bank allots fresh €49m for African mini-grids

A new foundation set up by KfW will offer grants to attract investment in a bid to offer more than 350,000 people access to clean electricity.


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.

A wave of big African solar is set to break

The Africa Solar Industry Association has recorded almost 2 GW of large scale project announcements since the start of last month with 18 countries planning new clean power infrastructure and including energy storage in the plants.