Africa - general
Africa: New partnership to develop green mini-grids in Eastern and Southern Africa (Afrik21)
- The Africa Minigrid Developers Association and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa have formed an alliance to help electrify rural areas.
Africa: German bank to invest EUR49 million in mini-grids (PV-Magazine)
- KfW has established the Clean Energy and Energy Inclusion for Africa foundation to both acquire and install mini-grids, as well as to offer grant incentives for companies who invest in African renewables.
Cameroon/Chad: Lease agreement signed to deliver two hybrid solar and storage plants (ESI)
- The project will total 36MW solar power and 20MW/19MWh storage.
Tunisia: Government approves the construction of five solar PV power plants (Afrik21)
- The construction and management of these projects, totalling 500MWp, has been awarded to several IPPs.