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.

Technologies

Case study – ARC Power

Uploaded 23/05/19

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 24/05/19

100MW portfolio of projects utilising utility-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 23/05/19

Two 50MW grid-connected onshore wind farms will improve energy access to nearly 900,000 people and lead to 74,000 tonnes of avoided CO2 emissions every year. 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 – 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 – Seta Cameroon

Uploaded 23/05/19

Two 5MW biomass plants will improve the existing energy supply of more than half a million people, and create 460 temporary and permanent jobs. View full report

Case study – Tilli

Uploaded 23/05/19

20MW solar PV plant will bolster performance of Ghanaian national grid, improve energy access for 150,000 people and create 150 temporary and 15 permanent jobs. 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