Weekly Newsletter - 21/09/2018

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Please find below this week's summary of renewable and related energy news for Africa and beyond.
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West Africa
Nigeria: $2 million project on the improvement and construction of transmission lines aimed at increasing supply by up to 20 MW of capacity set to be completed in October. All Africa
Ghana: President inaugurates second solar plant, with a generation capacity of 20MW,
at a total project cost of US$20 million, supply the national grid. Alternative energy Africa 
Gambia: State utility preparing to build first large-scale solar plant, generation capacity of between 10MW and 20MW, financed by the World Bank. Alternative Energy Africa
Ghana: Ministry of Energy inaugurates 26 micro-grids for remote health facilities,
each having a capacity of 4 KW, financed by UKAID. Alternative Energy Africa
East Africa
Tanzania: Government intends to shift to natural gas-powered buses in a move intended to cut fuel use by 50%. The project intends to transform 800 buses at a cost of between $700 and $875. All Africa
Uganda: Ministry of Energy establishes a team to conduct the pre-feasibility study of establishing nuclear power plants. The move is aimed at spurring industrialisation and meeting energy needs. All Africa
Rwanda: Japanese government set to issue $24 million grant to ensure stable energy supply, catering to the growing demand for power at 10% annually. All Africa
Southern Africa
Zimbabwe: Detailed studies on the construction of the 3.6 MW Manicaland Odzani-Mini Hydroelectric power project set to commence after completion of pre-feasibility studies. All Africa
Malawi: US$350 million Millennium Challenge Account aimed at enhancing the transmission and distribution network comes to a close having being used to increase generation capacity by 12MW and installing a 2400 KV power line in addition to building two substations. All Africa
Zimbabwe: Regulator approached by 4 IPPs seeking to build solar PV and hydro plants with a combined total generation capacity of 167 MW, aimed at reducing the nation’s dependence on imports. All Africa

Angola: Government seeks to increase generation capacity from 4600 MW to 7000 MW by 2022 through hydro projects. All Africa
Caribbean and Southeast Asia
Vietnam: Sharp Energy Solutions plans to construct two solar PV plants, each with a capacity of 49MW. PV Tech 
Philippines: 50.7MW solar PV project now operational, expected to produce 75,000 MWh p.a. enough to power 24,000 homes. PV Tech 
Taiwan: Nation serves as an example of how government policy can protect and grow the renewable energy industry. PV Tech 
Asia: Region expected to experience the largest demand for liquified natural gas at 12MMtpa. Bloomberg new energy finance
Africa General / Rest of World
Afghanistan: IFC to help the nation tender for a 40MW solar power project aimed at increasing the number of grid connected people from 28%, partly financed by DfID. PV magazine
Turkey: Set to hold a tender for 1 GW of solar projects with commercial operations scheduled for 2024. PV magazine 

Germany: In line to break previous year record by producing 40 billion KWh of clean electricity from PV systems. PV magazine 
USA: 25% tariff on Chinese solar inverters set to have limited impact on developers and manufacturers of solar projects and inverters. PV Tech
UK: Small and medium sized businesses overlooked by utilities due to the diversity of the of their needs. Renewable Energy World.
Japan: Solar market showing great promise despite government plan to have coal supply 26% of the nations power needs by 2030. Bloomberg New Energy Finance
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