SolarReserve and ACWA Sign PPA for 100MW Solar Thermal Project with Energy Storage in South Africa

As part of the South African Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), a consortium led by SolarReserve and International Company for Power and Water (ACWA Power) have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Eskom, South Africa’s public electric utility company, for the Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project.

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Solar Finance Solutions Africa to bridge funding gap for solar and energy storage projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Solarplaza’s Africa-featuring event series returns for the sixth time to help Africa get one step closer to viable generation and consumption of sustainable energies.

Project manager for the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), Ina de Visser, recently said in an interview with global events organizer  Solarplaza, that project developers in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) states are confronted by profound difficulty in financing commercial and industrial projects, whereas lenders in the region claim that they fail to source bankable projects.

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BMW to launch pilot solar-powered EV charging stations in South Africa

BMW South Africa announced that will launch a pilot project to test the use of solar power technology for electric vehicle charging stations.

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South Africa Launches R5 Billion Concentrated Solar Power Plant

A 50 MW concentrated solar power plant, built by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power-led consortium, was officially inaugurated on Monday in Bokpoort near Upington, the Northern Cape region of South Africa.

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Agribusiness to install one of the largest roof-mounted commercial PV solar arrays in South Africa

A roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) energy harvesting system worth US$ 667 244 is to supply clean energy and reduce the South African wool and mohair industry’s carbon footprint and is the initiative of BKB in Nelson Mandela Bay.

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