March 23, 2018

Africa Tempted by $1 Billion Solar Investment from India

  India is to extend credit to African countries to help revolutionize solar power across the continent. The $1 billion move will see India facing competition […]
February 28, 2018

India helps Ghana airports to go solar

  Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) in India was named the world’s first fully solar-powered airport and is planning to help Ghana on its path to […]
February 12, 2018

First International Solar Alliance Summit in March to be mega diplomatic show

  NEW DELHI: India is preparing to host the mega inaugural International Solar Alliance Summit in Delhi on March 11 in the presence of more than […]
February 10, 2018

India’s Sterling and Wilson to build 54.3 MW solar plant in Zambia

  India-headquartered solar EPC company Sterling and Wilson is to build a 54.3 MW solar PV plant in Zambia under the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Scaling […]
January 19, 2018

World Bank plans ‘Scaling Solar and Storage’ program

The World Bank plans to make energy storage an integral part of its ‘Scaling Solar’ program, that until now has been focused purely on facilitating large-scale […]
January 12, 2018

Indian solar kits firm raises Sh108m for Kenya expansion

An India-based solar kits firm has raised $1.05 million (Sh108.2 million) in equity financing to finance its expansion in Kenya at a time when the source […]
December 25, 2017

Solar Panels Are Replacing Diesel Fuel in Canada’s Far North

The sun being a resource worth tapping into is now globally accepted, but how to do it in the most efficient way is still an ongoing […]
December 20, 2017

Ghana to launch rooftop solar program in 2018

Ghana’s Minister of Information, Mustapha Abdul Hamid, has announced that the long-expected MDA Solar Rooftop Programme will be launched in 2018. Through the rebate scheme, which […]
December 1, 2017

Analysis: How developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Led by China and India, these developing economies are behind dramatic recent growth in solar capacity, which expanded by 33% in 2016. China alone installed 27 […]
November 30, 2017

‘Comprehensive’ National Energy Plan for India in pipeline – Narendra Modi

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has announced that his government is working on a National Energy Policy (NEP) and has praised the progress of India’s renewbale […]
November 28, 2017

Providing Solar Power To Rural Areas

Pulipaka Subrahmanyam, a young entrepreneur hailing from this place, is going to take part in the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad with plans to take […]
November 23, 2017

How solar power can improve healthcare services: lessons from India

Around one billion people globally and around forty million in India rely on healthcare facilities that do not have electricity access. A first-of-its kind study, Powering Primary […]
October 27, 2017

Robben Island Museum Switches to Solar Power

Robben Island, once the prison that held Nelson Mandela and now a museum and symbol of South Africa’s freedom from apartheid, is celebrating a different kind […]
October 25, 2017

A Solar-Power Solution to the Water Problem of the remote Village of Gidewari

The village of Gidewari’s 3,600 residents once lived a life of striking irony, trekking more than 8km each day for water despite living next to a […]
October 25, 2017

Meeco installs the largest solar plant in Zimbabwe

The clean energy provider Meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in The clean energy provider Meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in Zimbabwe. After equipping the […]
October 24, 2017

Solar Energy Powers Clean Water, Business Opportunities For Refugees In Tanzania

Sadick Thenest remembers how his 8-year-old daughter had a narrow brush with death two years ago, when she contracted cholera after drinking contaminated water. “She was […]
October 9, 2017

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert in World Solar Challenge

The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a grueling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race […]
September 26, 2017

BBOXX Builds Affordable Solar Energy Tech for Developing Countries

The sun has always been there for as long as we can think. We’ve written poetry, music and even dreamed about it for ages, always marvelling […]