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African safari lodges increase uptake of solar-plus-storage

African safari lodges are increasingly taking up solar and storage options, not only to minimise environmental impacts of diesel generators, but also to improve power supply reliability, which can affect customer reviews for these holiday lodges.

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Tanzania’s Rural Energy Agency joins global summit in Dar Es Salaam

Tanzania’s Rural Energy Agency (REA) will give the keynote address to around 200 public and private sector attendees at PV Tech’s Solar & Off-Grid Renewables Summit in Dar Es Salaam next week.

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IFC backs grid-connected distributed generation with CleanMax Solar investment

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has made an equity investment of US$15 million into Indian rooftop solar specialist CleanMax Solar, the financier’s first foray into grid-connected distributed generation.

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CES completes 20MW PV project in Egypt

Egyptian and UAE-based EPC company Complete Energy Solutions (CES) has commissioned a 20MW PV project in Toshka, Egypt.

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Soltec wins single-axis solar tracker order to 162MW Scatec project in Brazil

Single-axis solar tracker firm Soltec said it had won the order to supply Scatec Solar 162MW PV project in Quixeré, Northeast Brazil amidst strong competition, bringing its project wins in the country to 909MW.

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Gigawatt solar markets seen in 13 countries in 2018 – GTM Research

GTM Research’s latest ‘Global Solar Demand Monitor’ report has highlighted that 13 countries by the end of 2018 would exceed the 1-gigawatt level of annual PV installations, up from eight in 2017.

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Clarity needed as Mugabe’s end makes possibilities for Zimbabwe’s solar market.

Robert Mugabe’s “resignation” after 37 years in power creates political uncertainty and possibility for Zimbabwe’s solar market.

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The Sun Exchange: Bitcoin is the answer to Africa’s solar finance headaches

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can overcome Africa’s relative lack of financial infrastructure and unlock its solar potential, according to the CEO and founder of The Sun Exchange.

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The global nature of solar adoption highlighted in new BNEF report

Solar PV (photovoltaics) penetration in emerging markets is rapidly expanding as system costs continue to fall, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) annual ‘Climatescope’ survey.

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Wärtsilä to build Nigeria’s ‘largest’ solar project

Wärtsilä has been awarded the EPC contract for what will be the largest PV project in Nigeria.

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Lyon confirms sell-off for 800MWh energy storage, 545MW of PV across three Australia projects

Australian large-scale renewables investor Lyon Group has confirmed it is selling three projects under development, totalling 800MWh of energy storage and 545MW of PV generation capacity, in Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.

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