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floating renewable energy

SINN Power develops floating ocean hybrid renewables platform

Germany's SINN Power has developed a floating ocean hybrid platform it says can be used “as a complete off-grid energy solution,” generating renewable energy from waves, wind and the sun.
Off grid solar

Traditional financing solutions inadequate for off-grid solar market

The World Bank Group and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), have pub-ished a joint report that examining a range of financing solutions for delivering off-grid solar electricity to more than 840 million people still living without access to reliable power.
Africa Electrification

Africa’s power industry – insights in 2020

Perhaps more than in any other global region, Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic development remains tied to sustained growth in the power sector. The anticipated economic gains of the 2020s will depend in large part on bringing electricity to over 600 million people in the region that currently lack it, writes Steve Chakerian, a senior analyst at smart infrastructure market intelligence firm Northeast Group.
Bangladesh renewable

Bangladeshi government: Partners sought for rural renewables

The Bangladeshi government is bidding for more partners to take part in its “Taka” programme, which aims to bring renewable household electricity, street lighting and cooking stoves to every off-grid community in the country.
rural electrification

ENGIE achieves milestone of 4 million off-grid connections in Africa

ENGIE Africa has announced that it has connected 4 million customers in Africa owing to its operations in the off-grid energy sector in the region.
water sector africa

Africa’s market for off-grid solar worth $24 billion – report

One in two people in Africa still lacks access to the grid, representing a potential $24 billion market per year for off-grid solar systems.
GRID Alternatives

Using footsteps to generate off-grid power

Bank of the West, the US division of BNP Paribas, has completed the first of four exciting off-grid power projects aimed at showcasing the...

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