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African PV market could grow by up to 30 GW by 2030, report says

The German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) and the Becquerel Institute released the Solarize Africa study at leading solar trade event Intersolar Europe 2019, which took place in Germany from 14 to 17 May 2019, focusing on the analysis of the solar markets in ten African countries.

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Yellow Door Energy Raises $65 Million to Scale the Solar Energy Transition in the Middle East and Africa

UAE-based leading solar developer Yellow Door Energy announced in January that it had raised $65 million in Series A financing to scale its investments in solar energy and energy efficiency solutions in the Middle East and Africa. This is one of the Middle East’s largest private placements in distributed solar.

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Schneider Electric to share trends shaping the future of smart grid at the Sub Sahara Africa Power Summit in Cape Town

Schneider Electric announced that Vice President of Energy in Southern Africa, Taru Madangombe, will be addressing delegates at the Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit in Cape Town from 17 to 19 October 2018. His address will include the trends in the energy revolution (4th Industrial revolution – 4IR) and case studies that indicate how successfully smart grid applications can save money and improve customer satisfaction.

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Cape Town to host Sub-Saharan Africa’s No.1 B2B Power event

UK based event organiser Vale Media Group will be hosting the upcoming event “Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2018” which will be held on 17th to 19th October, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. This event will provide a platform to address some key challenges of improving ageing power infrastructure, developing new power infrastructure, renewable power innovations, gas to power technologies, transmission & distribution solutions, more cost-effective temporary power solutions and much more.

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EDF announced as speaker at CSP Focus Mena 2018 in Morocco

China based event organiser CSP Focus announced that French energy company EDF will be attending the CSP Focus MENA 2018 event, which will take place in Marrakech, Morocco on June 27-28.  Mr. Olivier BORDES, Development Project Director Middle-East Africa of EDF will be among the speakers at the conference.

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