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ADFD and IRENA Announce Funding by ADFD of USD 44.5 million in Four Developing Countries including Niger

Four renewable energy projects in developing countries (Marshall Islands, Niger, Seychelles and Solomon Islands) have been identified by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to receive USD 44.5 million in funding. ADFD’s funding will support a diverse set of projects including a hybrid micro-grid project employing solar PV and advanced lithium-ion batteries, a hydropower project, integrated wind and solar, and a combination project consisting of micro-grid and solar home kits. The announcement of this fourth round of funding by the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility was made on January 14th at the Seventh Session of the IRENA Assembly.

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INAUGURATION OF A PV-DIESEL HYBRID POWER PLANT IN BILGO, BURKINA FASO

In March 2016, it was inaugurated a Hybrid PV-Diesel power plant in Bilgo, rural community situated in the region of Pabre. This power plant is contributing to improve the electricity access rate in the country. The hybrid power plant in Bilgo works with a photovoltaic-genset system of 30KWp / 77KVA. The project was financially supported by the European Union within the framework of the project “Flexy Energy” and also with the financial contribution from SONABEL under the initiative and coordination of 2iE.

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The Community Energy Service of Bambadinca starts the testing phase

The project aims at providing the village of Bambadinca (region of Bafata, Guinea-Bissau) with a modern, reliable and accessible electricity service from renewable energy sources. In Bambadinca, NGO TESE sem fronteiras, is implementing this innovative project; "Bambadinca Sta Claro", where 6500 persons will receive energy from a large solar PV system, covering 15,000 m2, that will be producing 270 kW electric power. The electricity benefits both women and children, households, schools and local businesses. About 120 pilot customers started testing on15th November 2014 the Community Energy Service of Bambadinca (SCEB).

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ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report

REN21 in cooperation with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has just released a new report: The ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report. The report provides a regional perspective on the renewable energy and energy efficiency market and industry development in West Africa. It enables policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions with regards to the diffusion of renewable energy. The 92-page report covers recent developments, current status, and key trends; by design, it does not provide analysis or forecast.

The production of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report was supported by ECOWAS, UNIDO under the GEF Strategic Program for West Africa, The Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) and the Austrian Development Agency. (ADA). Over 50 experts and reviewers from across the ECOWAS region and elsewhere contributed to the report’s content.

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Africa Energy Outlook IEA Publication 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa' s energy sector can be improved to unlock a better life for its citizens.  This report, which has been produced and published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in October 2014, describes one of the most poorly understood parts of the global energy system, offers an authoritative study of its future prospects - broken down by fuel, sector and sub-region - and shows how investment in the sub-Saharan energy sector can stimulate rapid economic and social development across the region.

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Power Plant

Mbollo PV-Wind Hybrid system

Mbollo woman association building. GEF Project. GEF 5 Project is ongoing to add 20KW more by using PV solar pannels

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Xaxa - (Serra Malagueta) Hybrid PV-Wind

Year of commissioning: 2015

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100% Renewable Energy Island Solution (100% REI©)

PROJECT OUTLINE

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100% Renewable Energy Island Solution (100% REI©)

PROJECT OUTLINE

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Vale da Custa- Minigrid PV-Wind-Genset

Year of commissioning: 2012

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PV: 20.16 KWp

Wind: 10.5 KWp

Diesel: 44KWa

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Vale da Custa- Hybrid PV-Wind-Genset

Year of commissioning: 2012

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PV: 20.16 KWp

Wind: 10.5 KWp

Diesel: 44KWa

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Document

Africa Energy Outlook

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Hybrid power systems based on renewable energies: a suitable and cost-competitive solution for rural electrification

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Getting Started Guide for HOMER Legacy (Version 2.68)

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Solar-diesel Hybrid Options for the Peruvian Amazon. Lessons Learned from Padre Cocha.

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Technical and Economic Assessment of Off-grid, Mini-grid and Grid Electrification Technologies

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15 years of field experience with the "Daily Energy Allowance" concept as the basis for load control and guide for social behavior in rural micro grids

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Implementation of a PV rural micro grid in the island of Santo Antão (Cape Verde) with an individual energy allowance scheme for demand control

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World-wide overview of design and simulation tools for hybrid PV systems

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Stakeholder

VALDAS & COMPANY LTD

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