The French developer was selected by Senegal’s power utility Senelec to install 10 solar power plants across four different regions of the African country.
The facility is planned to improve liquidity of developers of renewable energy projects up to 50 MW across Africa.
The government of the African country has issued an expression of interest in seeking consultancy companies for the environmental and social impact assessment of a 20 MW PV power project.
Under the new rules, unlicensed PV installations not exceeding 1 MW may provide with power a final client or be used for self-consumption.
The African development bank (AFDB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have entered what is described in a press release by the AFDB as a “full-scale” partnership, with the long-term goal of unlocking Africa’s renewable energies potential.
German PV developer BayWa r.e. has completed an 86 kW PV + storage project, which will power irrigation equipment for farmers in Zambia. The project marks Baywa r.e.’s first entrance on to the African continent, where the company says it has significant plans for expansion.
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.
The funds will be granted by Germany’s KfW and will be used to build two large-scale PV power plant’s in Ghana’s Upper West Region.