Under the agreement, KYA-Energy will make its Kya-sop solar-powered generators available to Ecobank clients. The deal will enable eligible clients (businesses) to secure need-tailored loans to buy the generators. The loans will be given through a green fund at good rates.
The West African Development Bank (BOAD) will invest CFA30 billion into Togo’s Emergency Program for the Savannah Region (PURS). The funds will be used to develop 125 km of rural tracks to open up the region’s localities, set up basic infrastructure in several localities (solar-powered pumps, equipped warehouses), and improve basic social services.
A solar irrigation programme aimed at improving the lives of farming communities in Togo has started to yield results. The scheme is used to promote solar energy through off-grid solutions as part of the national programme, “CIZO” (light up). The programme includes providing school with solar kits.
The primary objective of this project is to improve the supply of drinking water in the Maritime and Plateaux regions of Togo. Additionally, the project aims to promote the productive use of water in these areas.
The new plant spans 4,000 m2 and includes 1,224 solar panels laid on the roof of the hotel’s main building. The project was developed in partnership with Cool Solar Energy, a German company. It runs in symbiosis with the national grid and two power generators. The new plant should save the Sarakawa Hotel a lot of money spent on power.
Africa’s largest electric vehicle provider, Spiro, is rolling out plug-and-play EV motorcycles across Rwanda, Togo and Kenya. Spiro is partnering with utility company Bboxx for the project, leveraging Bboxx’s distribution network to connect the e-bikes, allowing users to swap bike batteries at Bboxx shops and distribution centers.
President Faure Gnassingbé kicked off a project to install 50,000 autonomous and smart solar street lamps in Kadjanga, a village located in the Binah prefecture (northern Togo). The project will cover 4599 communities across the country, with emphasis on the Savanes region.
Two agreements–one for €30 million and the other for €40 million–were signed in Brussels. The €30 million contribution will help develop agro-industries and enhance the management of natural resources, while the €40 million is a budget support program that will support access to basic social services, agriculture, and decentralization.
Part of the funds, which will be provided through the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA), will be used to install 1,853 street lights and connect about 12,100 rural households. Besides Togo, the project will be implemented in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Chad.
RESPITE – a $311 million regional project supported by the World Bank and approved on December 20, 2022, with legal agreements signed – aims to rapidly increase grid-connected renewable energy capacity and strengthen regional integration in the participating countries.