The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the key facts and figures related to some of the key markets as a prelude to the conferences Solarplaza will be organizing in Kenya and Nigeria.
Thailand is Southeast Asia’s leading solar market, with 2.75GW of installations by the third quarter of 2016, according to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).
The tone of the conversation around utility-scale solar power in Nigeria is changing. Complicated conditions for fossil-based grid generation provide the needed motivation for the government and private sector to further explore clean-tech power.
Argentina launched its renewable energy drive with the RenovAr program in May, with the first round of the process aimed at adding 1 GW of capacity to the country’s grid now complete, but challenges lie ahead.
Huawei is hoping to promote its FusionSolar Smart PV Solution, a product that can boost internal rates of return by up to 1%, across the African market.
With strong economic growth levels expected to continue, ASEAN - the economic organization of 10 Southeast Asian countries - is fast becoming a major economic force in Asia and a driver of global growth.
The growing use of mobile money solutions for electricity tariff payment is redefining the solar off-grid market in regions such as Africa. Here, mobile money services have seen a tremendous growth over the last decade.
The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) — a diverse patchwork of nations that stretches across a vast swath of Central Asia, all the way to the eastern fringes of Europe — is a daunting proposition for even the most seasoned solar investor.
A high-risk market that could deliver exceptional returns, Iran continues to draw renewable energy developers and export credit agencies despite the lack of involvement of international financial institutions and commercial banks.
One of Italy’s top integrated PV companies is looking to expand into new markets after getting €1.9 million from the Italian DFI.