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East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant Starts Operations

Made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable electricity to 40,000 homes, schools and businesses in the area

Honorable D’Ujanga Simon, Minister of State for Energy, together with representatives of Access Power (www.Access-Power.com), EREN RE (www.EREN-Groupe.com) and donors celebrated today the inauguration of the solar power plant in Soroti. Made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and…

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    • The winners: Ages (Sierra Leone): Albert Smith and Joachim ‎Baumgaertner; Menatach (Nigeria): Rayan Kassis; Stucky (Madagascar): Antoine Dubas
    • The Judges: Emanuelle Matz, Head of the Energy and Infrastructure Division at Proparco; Aart Mulder, manager with the FMO, the Dutch Development bank; Joao Cunha, chief climate finance officer for the African development bank; Vahid Fotuhi, Managing Director, Project Origination, Access Power
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Three African Renewable Energy Projects Announced as Winners of the US$7million Access Co-Development Facility Prize

Record breaking participation – 96 entries spanning 25 countries across Africa

Three winners to share US$7million prize and deliver 100 MW of clean energy to 340, 000 homes Record breaking participation – 96 entries spanning 25 countries across Africa Access Power (“Access”) (www.Access-Power.com), a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets, is delighted to announce the winners…

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US$7 Million Prize to Fund African Renewable Energy Projects

Calling all entrepreneurs and developers of renewable energy projects in Africa

Just three weeks left for entrepreneurs to enter the ACF competition which will see developers across the continent compete for funding and expertise Calling all entrepreneurs and developers of renewable energy projects in Africa Access Power (http://Access-Power.com), a developer, owner and operator of power projects in emerging markets, today kicked…