Daystar Power Partners with Nigerian Breweries for Landmark Solar and Battery Storage Project

In a significant step towards sustainable energy adoption, Daystar Power, a leading provider of hybrid solar power solutions in Africa, has partnered with Nigerian Breweries to install and operate a 4.2MWp solar plant and 2MWh battery storage system at the brewery’s Lagos facility. This project marks one of the largest solar and battery storage installations…

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Malawi Embarks on Solar Power Expansion with 10MW Salima Project

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) has commenced the construction of a 10Megawatt Solar Power Project in Salima, marking a significant step towards diversifying the country’s energy portfolio and enhancing power generation capacity. The project, anticipated to be completed within 18 months, represents the first phase of a scalable 20MW solar power plant that will…

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Ghana Signs Two New PPAs to Boost Power Generation by 720MW

In a significant step towards enhancing Ghana’s power generation capacity, the government has signed two new Power Purchasing Agreements (PPAs) with AKSA Power Generation. These agreements, with a combined capacity of 720 Mega Watts (MW), will significantly augment the country’s power supply. The two PPAs, namely 370MW AKSA, Tema and 350MW AKSA, Kumasi, were signed…

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Germany Commits €4 Billion to Africa’s Green Energy Transition

Germany has committed to investing €4 billion in green energy projects across Africa by 2030, a move that aligns with the country’s own transition to carbon neutrality. This significant investment signals Germany’s growing engagement with Africa and its recognition of the continent’s vast renewable energy potential. Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced the pledge at a German-African…

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Eskom Ushers in a New Era of Power with Africa’s First Large-Scale Battery Energy Storage System

Eskom, South Africa’s national electricity utility, has unveiled a groundbreaking Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project, marking a pivotal moment in the country’s energy landscape. The Hex BESS, situated in Worcester, Western Cape, stands as the largest BESS project in Africa, showcasing Eskom’s commitment to embracing innovative solutions to address South Africa’s long-standing electricity challenges….

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BURN Invests $10 Million to Accelerate Clean Cooking Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa

BURN Manufacturing (BURN), the clean cookstove manufacturer, distributor, and carbon-offset project developer, has announced the issuance of Sub- Saharan Africa’s first-ever green bond designated for clean cooking financing of USD $10 Million. The proceeds from the bond will allow BURN to increase existing manufacturing capacity in Kenya as well as launching a new manufacturing facility…

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