Resource centre

This hub aims to provide useful and relevant information to anyone working to support the growth of sub-Saharan Africa's renewable energy industry. Browse it for REPP news and publications, plus links to a carefully curated bank of external content and resources.

Case studies

Case study – ARC Power

Uploaded 10/01/20

Two-phase project to roll out up to 220 mini-grids in rural Rwanda that will connect nearly 150,000 people to clean energy for the first time. View full report

Case study – Buffalo Energy

Uploaded 10/01/20

100MW portfolio of projects utilising large-scale solar PV, biomass, wind and minigrids. View full report

Case study – Djermaya

Uploaded 19/07/19

Utility-scale solar project in Chad will significantly reduce the country’s total reliance on fossil fuel-powered energy and boost generating capacity by 20%. View full report

Case study – Gaia Energy

Uploaded 10/01/20

50MW grid-connected onshore wind farm will improve energy access to hundreds of thousands of people and lead to over 65,000 tonnes of avoided CO2 emissions every year. View full report

Case study – Ghana Catholic Churches

Uploaded 16/01/20

Two-phase project to scope out suitability of Church-owned properties for subsequent installation of solar PV panels to provide supplementary power. View full report

Case study – GVE Nigeria

Uploaded 23/05/19

Ambitious mini-grid project will provide first-time energy access to 144,000 people across 72 villages in seven states of rural Nigeria. View full report

Case study – Kilosa

Uploaded 23/05/19

Six 1.2MW grid-connected solar PV plants will provide 6,000 Tanzanians with energy access for the first time, and improve the existing connections of a further 70,000 people. View full report

Case study – Kitewaka

Uploaded 23/05/19

6.4MW hydropower plant will connect 91,000 people in some of the remotest areas of Tanzania for the first time, and improve existing connections for nearly 250,000 more. View full report

Case study – Mount Coffee

Uploaded 19/07/19

Ground-breaking 20MW utility-scale solar farm in Liberia to increase country’s generation capacity by 15% and improve energy access for tens of thousands of people. View full report

Case Study – Mubuga

Uploaded 23/05/19

7.5MW solar PV power plant will improve the energy supply of nearly 90,000 people in Burundi, while providing 300 temporary and 50 permanent jobs. View full report

Case study – PAS Solar, Nigeria

Uploaded 23/05/19

Far-reaching solar home systems project will connect more than 150,000 people to clean electricity for the first time and create nearly 300 new jobs. View full report

Case study – PEG Africa

Uploaded 24/05/19

Innovative service providing rural communities with credit to purchase solar systems is looking to double its reach after securing additional US$25m funding. View the report

Case study – PowerGen & CBEA Tanzania

Uploaded 23/07/19

A portfolio of Pay-As-You-Go hybrid solar PV mini-grids will provide first-time access to clean, grid-quality energy to more than 34,000 people in Tanzania. View full report

Case study – Powerhive

Uploaded 24/05/19

Ground-mounted microgrid project to connect 60,000 Kenyans to clean electricity for the first time over the next two years. View the report

Case study – Rupingazi

Uploaded 24/05/19

Partially completed 6MW project will improve energy access to more than 175,000 people in the foothills of Mount Kenya. View full report

Case study – Sakhala and Mathioya

Uploaded 23/05/19

Pair of run-of-river hydropower plants with combined 10MW generating capacity will provide improved energy access to 280,000 people. View full report

Case study – upOwa

Uploaded 16/01/20

PAYG solar home systems project to connect 930,000 people in Cameroon to clean electricity for the first time. View full report

Case study – Virunga Corporate

Uploaded 24/05/19

A 100MW portfolio of run-of-river hydroelectric power and rural distribution projects to provide improved energy access for nearly 3 million people across four countries. View full report