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Technologies: Grid-connected solar PV

Case study – Kilosa

Uploaded 02/11/17

Providing first-time energy access to 6,000 people in one of Tanzania’s most underserved regions will be just one of the Kilosa project’s major benefits. Currently around three in four households in the central-eastern Morogoro Region, which includes the Kilosa District, is not connected to electricity in any form. Now, project developers Ruaha Energy and Cronimet…

Case Study – Mubuga

Uploaded 07/12/16

This ambitious utility-scale project in Burundi centres round the construction of a 7.5MW solar PV power plant that is expected to increase the country’s baseload generation capacity by 15%. The development in Mubuga, in the Gitega Province, will also be the first grid-connected solar project by an IPP in Burundi, and will be the first…

Case study – Tilli

Uploaded 15/08/17

Up to 150,000 people living in one of Ghana’s remotest settlements are set to benefit from improved access to clean energy, thanks to the construction of a 20MW solar PV power plant. The grid-connected plant in Tilli, an isolated town in the West African country’s upper eastern region, will also help to protect the surrounding…