Japanese trading house Mitsui has chosen the Philippines for the company’s first mega solar project in Southeast Asia.
Solar developer Starsight Energy is expanding from its West Africa roots with a move into East Africa.
Saudi’s ACWA Power has begun construction of the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa.
BP has boosted its utility scale solar portfolio in Italy by acquiring three projects with a total installed capacity of 156 megawatt peak (MWp).
The UK and Indonesia have announced the creation of a new joint trade dialogue that will open green energy opportunities for UK companies in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
ACWA Power has signed a $114 million financing deal for its Kom Ombo solar plant, which will add 200 MW to Egypt’s power sector.
Renewables now make up 37% of all power generation projects under construction in Asia, representing a 4% increase in share from the previous quarter, according to the latest IHS Markit Renewable Additions Index (RAI) for Asia Pacific. Although coal power projects remain strong despite climate pressure.
West Africa is fertile ground for minigrid developments but companies must co-operate to broaden energy access successfully.
Puma Energy has equipped 14 of its sites in Ghana with solar power, with total capacity of 422 kWp.
Sasol is seeking suppliers to provide it with renewable energy at its South African operations.
A year in to the COVID-19 pandemic, a consensus is emerging on how best to contain and treat the virus in developed and developing world contexts alike.
Nigerian industry is willing and capable to spend money to secure reliable power sources, with solar becoming one increasingly attractive option.
Chariot Oil and Gas is diversifying into renewable energy for mines, under a deal to acquire Africa Energy Management Platform (AEMP).
Solar Energy UK has announced a trio of new appointments to its board of directors as it prepares for a “new era” for the industry.
Tackling Africa’s energy access problems requires those involved to think of the entire system, rather than focusing simply on renewables.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed up to provide $530 million to construct a transmission line in Angola.
Ghana expects to complete talks with its independent power producers (IPPs) by the end of 2021, President Nana Akufo-Addo said during his State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Work carried out by Aberdeen-based global consulting and engineering company Wood will help turn the hot desert sun of Oman into renewable energy for a ferrochrome production plant.
Law firm Allens has strengthened its market position in Vietnam with the appointment of Giles Cooper as a partner in the company's Hanoi office.
TNB Renewables, a subsidiary of Malaysian national electricity provider Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), will buy a 39% share in five solar rooftop projects from Singapore’s Sunseap Group in Vietnam.
Forres company AES Solar is taking steps towards becoming employee-owned as it looks to continue its growth.
Egypt and Israel are working on plans to expand the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) into energy security, electricity infrastructure and emissions controls.
Majors, such as BP, Total and Shell, as well as Asian national oil companies (NOCs), are stepping up their investments in India’s rapidly expanding gas and renewables markets.
Tlou Energy intends to make its Lesedi power project carbon neutral, by growing vegetation around its Botswana site.
Coal-fired power generation is projected to surge in India as the expanding wave of renewable energy capacity cannot keep up with electrification growth in the South Asian country, home to the world’s second biggest population.