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19 Jan, 2017, 12:37 GMT Groundbreaking on Solar Field in Burundi: Power Africa Partner Gigawatt Global Advances 1,000 MW Program

2,500 celebrate historic groundbreaking in one of Africa's neediest countries for a $14m solar field to advance economic and social development Amid...


03 Sep, 2015, 13:35 BST A Solar-Powered Nobel? U2's Bono Tours East Africa's First Solar Field as US Officials and One.org Promote Energy for Africa

Superstar Bono of U2 fame joined a delegation of US Government representatives to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the first completed solar...


31 Mar, 2015, 14:24 BST Burundi Signs Up for Solar

Nearly $1 million in international grants to top-tier frontier developer signed in Arlington, VA Gigawatt Global, a leading solar and social...


03 Feb, 2015, 17:00 GMT East Africa's First Utility-scale Solar Field Boosts Rwanda's Electric Generation Capacity by Six Percent

Only 12 months after the official signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Gigawatt Global has succeeded in financing, constructing and...