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Tender opens for solar, storage in Togo

The World Bank’s Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project is funding a tender for solar and storage in Togo, with a bid deadline of June 4.


South Africa explores ‘white’ hydrogen potential

A handful of projects are now exploring for “natural” hydrogen, also known as “white” hydrogen. pv magazine speaks with Adam Bumby, associate professor of structural geology at the University of Pretoria, about the HyAfrica project and the geological strata and structures that are most suitable for hydrogen storage.


Amea Power to add storage to 70 MW of solar in Togo

Dubai-based Amea Power will expand the Mohammed Bin Zayed solar plant in Togo from 50 MW to 70 MW, making it West Africa’s largest project. It will also add a 4 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS).


Togolese airpost launches tender for 1.8 MW solar park

The self-consumption project has an estimated cost of around $2.4 million.

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.


ARISE IIP issues tender call for 390 MW/200 MWh solar+storage plant in Togo, West Africa

ARISE IIP has issued a call for tenders to develop a 390 MW PV plant coupled with a 200 MWh storage system. Interested companies have until July 20 to register their interest.


Togo renewables regime praised as 50 MW solar plant begins generating

The emirati developer behind the nation’s first private utility scale solar project cited the financial certainty offered by the host government under its national development plan.


Solar dried up in North Africa during 2020

Politicians across the continent will have to decide between their heavily-indebted state utilities or embracing the energy transition, according to one energy analyst.


African solar installers feel the pinch of rising panel prices

With Chinese manufacturers having warned they will pass on escalating component costs, and shipping expenses soaring since last summer, the rising price of solar is forcing some installers to redraft quotes, pv magazine has discovered.


EU cash will fund solar lights for fishers

Pending final closing, the Electrification Financing Initiative has announced it is considering private equity investments of €1.5 million to two French firms operating in Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso and Senegal, and $1.5 million to a Tanzanian business operating in Tanzania and Uganda.


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