Africa

December 24, 2021
A grant of €20 million (US$22.66 million) has been made to Namibia’s government-owned electric utility company for the development of the African country’s first grid-scale battery storage project. 
December 23, 2021
The Solar Media editorial team reflect on what’s proven to be a frenetic 12 months for the global solar PV and energy storage industries.
December 22, 2021
Africa-based independent power producer (IPP) Globeleq said financial close has been achieved on a solar PV project in Mozambique which will be integrated with energy storage. 
December 16, 2021
Two solar-plus-storage projects in Cameroon will be equipped with modular, pre-assembled generation and battery solutions from Norway-headquartered renewable energy power producer Scatec.
December 7, 2021
The new edition of our quarterly journal PV Tech Power, volume 29, is now available to download, including our comprehensive cover story on solar’s critical next decade.
November 29, 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) supplies most of the world’s cobalt, but exporting semi-finished or finished products rather than raw materials would better help the country capture the value of the metal used in high power lithium-ion batteries.
November 23, 2021
In this episode of the Solar Media Podcast, we hear the verdict directly from those who were there at COP26.
November 23, 2021
Long-duration energy storage has a crucial role to play in decarbonising the global energy system sufficiently to avoid catastrophic climate change as long as its value can be unlocked. 
November 8, 2021
A US$57.67 million loan towards the development cost of large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects will be made to South Africa’s public electricity utility Eskom by the African Development Bank. 

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