Daystar Gets $4M Funding to Bring Solar Energy Closer to Nigerian Businesses

Nigerian solar developer, Daystar Power has raised $4 million from SundFunder, a solar finance company to bring solar power and energy efficiency solutions for Nigerian businesses.

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African governments called on to pioneer into clean energy

At least 25 African NGOs, networks and community resistance groups have called on African governments to tap into the opportunities offered by renewable energies and reduce the use of fossil fuels.

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Next Generation Of Greenhouses May Be Fully Solar Powered

Many greenhouses could become energy neutral by using see-through solar panels to harvest energy – primarily from the wavelengths of light that plants don’t use for photosynthesis. In some places this could make greenhouses energy neutral, or even allow them to generate enough electricity to sell it back to the grid — creating a new revenue stream for growers.

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Oil and gas giants Shell and Total get serious about solar

Total acquired 50% of India’s Adani Group’s solar portfolio for $510m and Shell is building its first large-scale solar farm, a 120-MW effort in Australia.

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