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 20/02/20

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 20/02/20

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

Case study – Djermaya

Uploaded 03/02/20

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 03/02/20

50MW grid-connected onshore wind farm will improve energy access to hundreds of thousands of people and lead to over 73,000 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 03/02/20

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 04/02/20

Small-scale grid-connected solar PV power plants totalling 7.2MW will provide much-needed additional grid stabilisation in one of the most underserved regions of Tanzania. View full report

Case study – Middle Nzoia and Gitugi

Uploaded 24/02/20

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

Case study – Mount Coffee

Uploaded 03/02/20

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 22/01/20

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 03/02/20

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

Case study – PowerGen & CBEA Tanzania

Uploaded 05/03/20

A portfolio of Pay-As-You-Go hybrid solar PV mini-grids will provide first-time access to clean, grid-quality energy to approx. 75,000 people in Tanzania. View full report

Case study – PowerGen Series B

Uploaded 05/03/20

Success of eight-investor funding round to help leading African micro-utility provide first-time electricity access to over 700,000 people by 2024. View full report

Case study – Powerhive

Uploaded 20/02/20

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

Case study – Rupingazi

Uploaded 20/02/20

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 – 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 05/03/20

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