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  • Canadian Solar, ET Energy to Build 132 MW Solar Power Projects in South Africa September 13, 2018 Canadian Solar, ET Energy to Build 132 MW Solar Power Projects in South AfricaCanadian Solar Inc. one of the world’s largest solar power companies recently announced the established of a joint venture with ET Energy, a global clean energy developer and operator. The joint venture will see the two companies provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) services for two solar power projects totalling 132 MW in South Africa ...
  • Africa Financial Alliance for Climate Change Proposed June 3, 2018 Africa Financial Alliance for Climate Change ProposedScientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Also, seven out of the ten countries most threatened by climate change are in Africa.
  • Algeria to Resuscitate Large-Scale Solar Plans May 10, 2018 Algeria to Resuscitate Large-Scale Solar PlansThe Algerian government is looking at resuscitating its large-scale solar plans by restarting the 4 GW solar tender which was first announced in March 2017. This was recently revealed by Mouloud Bakli who is the president of Algerian solar energy association, Club Energia, and managing director of Tell Group.
  • ChiNT Electric Rescues Zimbabwe Solar Project April 23, 2018 ChiNT Electric Rescues Zimbabwe Solar ProjectLeading Chinese industrial electrical equipment manufacturer and clean energy supplier Chint Electric has committed US$52 million as guarantee for a 100 MW solar project ear marked for Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland South province to the south west of the country.
  • US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power Sector April 3, 2018 US$14 billion Needed Annually for Sub-Saharan Africa Power SectorThe cost of addressing the needs of Sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has been estimated at US$14 billion a year, which is equivalent to 6% of Africa’s gross domestic product. This was said by South Africa’s Energy Department Minister Jeff Radebe while delivering his welcome speech on the opening day of the two day Power & ...