In our latest investor Q&A, GOGLA speaks with Michael Gera of Energy Access Ventures Africa. With a team that has substantial investment and operating experience, EAV bring a hands-on approach with their portfolio companies. Michael brings EAV’s portfolio companies several years of venture investing along with operating experience – most of it on the ground in Africa.
Liberia seals a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gigawatt Global Cooperatief U.A for the financing and construction of a 10MW solar PV power plant in Monrovia.
South Africa shows how quick an energy transition can be. In four years, with coal and nuclear power stations on hold, South Africa’s renewable energy program has nearly 100 plants in development. Leonie Joubert takes an in-depth look.
The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a new report claiming that the falling technology costs of solar PV are likely to result in an installation boom across Africa.
IFC collaborates with UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to assist with solar systems in commercial and industrial sectors of Nigeria.
d.light, a global leader in solar solutions for those beyond the range of traditional and reliable electricity, has secured $22.5 million in financing to further grow its PayGo business, as well as support its mission of providing solar energy solutions around the world.
The Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper has announced the approval of a $230 million scaling-up Renewable Energy Investment Plan (SREP-IP) by the Climate Investment Fund.
Chinese Construction Company, Shandong Dejian, has stated that it intends to develop solar milling plants that is to benefit Zimbabwean agrarian businesses.
The growing use of mobile money solutions for electricity tariff payment is redefining the solar off-grid market in regions such as Africa. Here, mobile money services have seen a tremendous growth over the last decade.
A solar power project, initiated by the UK's Department for International Development (DfID), claims to have provided over 92,000 Nigerian homes with clean power.
South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) board member, Frank Spencer, offers insight into the current African rooftop PV market.
De Green Rhino Energy’s solar energy power plant in Marondera, east of Zimbabwe’s capital city, is experiencing delays to begin operating due to a missed PPA deadline.
In preparation for Unlocking Solar Capital Africa, Solarplaza has created an overview of the largest plants under development on the African continent, including a Top 10 of projects under construction and a a Top 40 of announced plants.