The Africa Large-Scale Solar Projects Tracker

The Africa Large-Scale Solar Projects Tracker

Quick Summary: In this article, RiA is proud to present the Africa Large-Scale Solar Projects Tracker. Find below the main talking points: Drawing up inventory ...

What are the different Solar PV Technologies?

  *Jambo, habari? Currently on the market in many countries across Africa, they are a number of solar panels that are on sale from different manufacturers. They...
Sarah Mulwa - The enlightening walk for Solar Education in the Makgadikgadi Pans (Botswana)

The enlightening walk for Solar Education

in the Makgadikgadi Pans (Botswana) Quick summary: Sarah Mulwa tells us about her brave initiative to encourage and support hundreds of scholars in rural Botswana in...

The key components of a successful solar project – Part 4:

What are the right financing approach and supportive regulatory framework? Muraho* Everyone! After reviewing the first 2 components (Good & Robust Design and Effective Implementation) of a...

The key components of a successful solar project – Part 2:

How to get a good and robust design? Ek’aro* Everyone! Now that we have a better understanding of the concept of energy and power, we...
How does a green Mini-grid work?

How does a Green Mini-grid work?

Quick Summary: In this article, we are talking about Green Mini-grids in Africa. Find below the main talking points: What is a mini-grid? What are...

How to visually inspect a solar PV panel?

- Part 1: Standards and Failure Classifications * Dumela Mma, Dumela Rra! Would you buy your company car (or to some extent your personal car) on...
Desert to Power Solar PV Programme

Long Live “Desert to Power”, the new King of Solar

Quick Summary: In this article, RiA is introducing AfDB Desert to Power Solar PV programme. Find below the main talking points: What is Desert to...

The key components of a successful solar project –

Part 3 – How to ensure an Effective Project Implementation? Jaam nguen fanane Everyone! Nanguen def*? After refreshing our mind on the concept of Energy and presenting...
Pay As You Go_The Basics

Pay-As-You-Go Solar : The Basics

RiA-ders! Jackie is a shining example in the Off-Grid solar industry's talents. Her first article was so popular that she has been invited back to...
Renewables in Africa

FaCEA:

From outsider to insider, Ugandan free-thinker Lucia breaks the (green)code! Summary Faces of Clean Energy Africa - After the fantastic Chib, this week, Entrepreneur and Managing...
Man angry at defectuous Solar PV Module Label

How to inspect visually a solar PV panel?

- Part 2: Which Label Defect can make you MAD? *Mhoroi!   **Ko, vemakore! *** Makadini zvenyu?   As always it is a pleasure to come back to...
Patriotism, Philanthropy, Place…and Clean Energy! Welcome to (My)Zambia

Patriotism, Philanthropy, Place…and Clean Energy! Welcome to (My)Zambia!

Quick summary In this article, RiA with the help of our partner, MyZambia MyAfrica are discussing the  latest development of the Solar industry in Zambia,...