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Scatec Solar secures 100 MW solar project in Nigeria

Norwegian solar company Scatec Solar announced this week that it has signed an agreement with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on Africa, and Business Process Solutions Consult Limited (BPS), a Nigerian strategic consulting firm, securing the 100 MW (DC) Nova Scotia Power plant located in Jigawa State, Nigeria. This agreement was announced in connection […]

Hanwha Q CELLS Achieves New World Record in Multicrystalline Solar Module Efficiency

Photovoltaic cells manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS announced today that it has achieved a world-record-breaking multicrystalline solar module efficiency. The independent Fraunhofer ISE CalLab confirmed the record module efficiency rating of 19.5% in relation to the aperture area and a power output of 301 watts. The efficiency record has been published in the widely referenced Efficiency Tables […]

Neoen and First Solar win 47.5 MW solar project in Zambia with Africa’s lowest ever tariffs

Neoen, a leading French renewable energy firm, and First Solar announced that they have successfully bid for a 47.5 megawatt (MW) AC utility-scale solar power project in Zambia. The consortium was awarded the project by Zambia’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) at a groundbreaking tariff of $0.06 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), the lowest seen in sub-Saharan Africa, […]