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Sierra Leone’s first utility-scale PV project moves forward

Sierra Leone’s first utility-scale PV project moves forward

PV-MAGAZINE - The government of the West African country has signed an implementation agreement for a 6 MW solar project in Freetown. The country’s first MW-sized PV plant is being built with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD).

Gambia seeks to assess how solar can be combined with its mini-grids

Gambia seeks to assess how solar can be combined with its mini-grids

PV MAGAZINE - Gambia’s National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has issued a tender to select companies to conduct feasibility studies to assess the country’s potential for solar and hybridized PV projects in mini-grids and close to existing power plants.

Off-grid Solar PV business models (EEP Guest Post)

Off-grid Solar PV business models (EEP Guest Post)

The Energy & Environment Partnership programme (EEP) is a challenge fund active in southern and east Africa. Since 2010, EEP has assisted over 200 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the region with grant funding during their early stages of development and implementation.