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Global sales of off-grid solar energy kits hit 9.5 million units in 2022

In 2022, off-grid solar energy kit sales reached a record-breaking 9.5 million units. This is almost one million more than 8.5 million units sold in 2019. Of the 9.5 million annual sales, 5.2 million were recorded in the second half of 2022.

Africa50 signs MoU with International Solar Alliance to support PV projects across Africa

Africa50 and International Solar Alliance (ISA) will leverage each other’s networks to mobilize funding and raise awareness of African solar projects in European and Indian markets.

The future of trade finance in sub-Saharan Africa amidst hard currency challenges

With foreign exchange shortages plaguing sub-Saharan African economies, Bank One’s Head of Trade, Gerald Ndosi, explains what measures can be taken to overcome US dollar liquidity challenges, promote trade finance, and foster sustainable economic growth in the region.

India, France discuss ISA priorities for accelerating global energy transition

In a meeting with the French delegation, India’s power minister emphasized the role of insurance for renewable energy projects, payment security mechanism, and debt financing in attracting investment into renewable energy.

Green hydrogen: A key enabler for a sustainable future

Green hydrogen holds the potential to decarbonize critical sectors and provide clean energy solutions. However, it accounts for less than 1% of global hydrogen production. Targeted interventions are required to facilitate a smooth transition toward a green hydrogen economy.

Jakson Green’s global order book surpasses 1 GW

The company has won large-scale renewable energy EPC projects in Africa and Middle-East regions. Its India portfolio includes an order to construct the single largest commercial and industrial solar park in Rajasthan.

Common misconceptions about residential PV

More and more people want to invest in PV arrays and battery storage systems. However, there are a number of myths that could lead to disappointment among customers, according to one German consumer association.


Husk Power surpasses 200 minigrids across Asia and Africa

The Bihar-based minigrid operator, which serves rural Asia and Africa, expects to double its portfolio to 400 by year-end.

International Solar Alliance launches innovation challenge in Africa

SolarX Grand Challenge aims to promote entrepreneurship and innovation and discover local solutions to meet the energy gap through solar energy solutions in the African region.


ISA Assembly approves payment guarantee mechanism for solar projects in Africa

The fifth assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) approved Solar Facility, a payment guarantee mechanism to mitigate risks associated with solar projects in Africa.

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