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At the HSFG website I regularly post news items relevant for household solar in Africa. I also keep a list of relevant events.
Please find below an overview of recent news items and an overview of upcoming events.

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Household Solar news

SNV launches paper on the role of demand side subsidies in agricultural PUE

16 May 2024
Presented for the first time in an End User Subsidy lab webinar, SNV published a paper on the role of end user subsidies in Productive Use of Energy in the… Read More »SNV launches paper on the role of demand side subsidies in agricultural PUE

New IRENA report “Energy transition in Africa: Opportunities for international collaboration with a focus on the G7”

30 April 2024
This report for the Italian G7 Presidency identifies priority areas for potential collaboration between the G7 and Africa to advance the continent’s energy transition. Africa stands at a crucial crossroads… Read More »New IRENA report “Energy transition in Africa: Opportunities for international collaboration with a focus on the G7”

GOGLA: Challenging conditions slow progress on off-grid solar investment in 2023

27 April 2024
GOGLA, supported by GET.invest, has released the results from its 2023 Investment Database, showing that the total investment into the off-grid solar sector was $425 million, a 43% drop versus… Read More »GOGLA: Challenging conditions slow progress on off-grid solar investment in 2023

Ignite Power acquires DRE provider Oolu

25 April 2024
A leading provider of distributed infrastructure solutions, proudly announces its latest milestone: expanding renewable energy access in Nigeria, Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Cameroon through the strategic acquisition of Oolu, a… Read More »Ignite Power acquires DRE provider Oolu

EnDev Malawi launches “Putting Energy to Work” project to transform Malawi’s energy sector

19 April 2024
Today marked the official launch of the "Putting Energy to Work" project in Malawi. With co-financing from the European Union, this initiative represents a significant stride towards fostering sustainable growth and… Read More »EnDev Malawi launches “Putting Energy to Work” project to transform Malawi’s energy sector

World Bank and AfDB commit to connect 300 Million to electricity by 2030

18 April 2024
The World Bank Group and African Development Bank Group are partnering on an ambitious effort to provide at least 300 million people in Africa with electricity access by 2030. The… Read More »World Bank and AfDB commit to connect 300 Million to electricity by 2030

18 African clean energy leaders selected for 2nd edition of ELEVATE programme

17 April 2024
The programme provides training, mentoring and networking to African companies in the off-grid solar sector electrifying rural homes and businesses GOGLA is excited to announce that 18 African companies have been… Read More »18 African clean energy leaders selected for 2nd edition of ELEVATE programme

Amped Innovation and Green Impact Technologies announce off-grid solar partnership in Malawi

13 April 2024
Green Impact Technologies has been selected by the Ngwee Ngwee Ngwee Fund (NNNF) under the Malawi Electricity Access Project to deploy over 15,000 solar home systems  Today, Green Impact Technologies (GIT)… Read More »Amped Innovation and Green Impact Technologies announce off-grid solar partnership in Malawi

PFAN’s Annual Report 2023 – Special Edition is out

12 April 2024
PFAN proudly presents its fully interactive Annual Report 2023 – Special Edition, reflecting on PFAN’s achievements during the UNIDO and REEEP hosting, highlighting notable successes, and evaluating our lasting impact on the climate agenda.… Read More »PFAN’s Annual Report 2023 – Special Edition is out

BGFA in 2023: Over one million lives impacted so far

11 April 2024
Established clean energy access through the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) programme in 2023 is benefitting 1,500 African businesses and impacting a total of 1.2 million lives across… Read More »BGFA in 2023: Over one million lives impacted so far

Universal Energy Facility signs grant agreements with 19 clean energy developers in Nigeria

5 April 2024
Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) today announced the signing of grant agreements with 19 clean energy developers under its results-based financing (RBF) multi-donor fund, the Universal Energy Facility (UEF), Stand-Alone… Read More »Universal Energy Facility signs grant agreements with 19 clean energy developers in Nigeria

Camco launches technical assistance facility as an accelerator for its REPP 2 debt fund

20 March 2024
Climate and impact fund manager Camco has unveiled a new technical assistance facility (TAF) to accelerate the growth of Sub-Saharan African markets for renewable energy and energy access. Camco is… Read More »Camco launches technical assistance facility as an accelerator for its REPP 2 debt fund

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