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Canadian Solar’s Partner Romano Wins Eskom Rooftop Project in Johannesburg

About Eskom

Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution.  For more information, please visit www.eskom.co.za. read more

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MENA gains from US climate fund

The 1st dedicated exhibition for the PV and solar industries of the MENA region 3–5 September 2013 read more

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GulfSol 2013 set to address MENA solar power problems

Solar power in the Middle East seems simultaneously logical with sun-scorched deserts everywhere, and illogical, all that oil, at the same time. read more

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“African countries are increasingly focused on the potential renewable energy offers to their economies.”

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Time for “Dark Continent” to invest in renewable energy

By Dr Nawal Al-Hosany

Dr Al-Hosany is director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize and the Director of Sustainability at Masdar read more

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Climate Investment Funds Give North Africa and Middle East Green Light for Revised Regional Solar Plan

 

AfDB/World Bank-supported plan to generate more than a gigawatt of power read more

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Standard Bank Group arranges first renewable energy bond in South Africa

Standard Bank Group has acted as the sole lead arranger for South Africa’s first – and only the world’s third – renewable energy bond for concentrated photovoltaic energy . The R1-billion, 16-year solar financing bond (closed on 29 April), with an 11% coupon was raised for French renewable energy firm Soitec. read more

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ReneSola achieves MENA accreditation

The 1st dedicated exhibition for the PV and solar industries of the MENA region 3–5 September 2013 read more

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Standard Bank Group ranked the world’s 12th greenest bank

Standard Bank Group has been ranked the 12th “greenest” bank in the world and the cleanest in Africa by Bloomberg Markets. read more

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