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Imposition of VAT on solar products defeats the intended purpose
The Finance Act, 2014 amended Item 45 of the Part I of the First Schedule to the VAT Act, 2013 to exempt “specialised solar equipment and accessories, including solar water...
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How Important is it to understanding how to handle E-waste in the stand-alone solar sector?
Sub-Saharan Africa, one of the fastest growing regions for waste generation, where more than half of waste is openly dumped, recorded 174 million of tonnes in waste in 2016, and...
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Exploring Stand-Alone Solar Opportunities Post-Covid
Whether universal energy access (SDG 7) will be achieved by 2030 remains in question. What is not in question is that the pandemic has exposed that without inclusion of off-grid...
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Trends and opportunities for stand-alone solar in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2021 and beyond
  Over the last five years, the SAS sector attracted some financing with USD 227 million invested in Nigeria, USD 43 million in Sierra Leone and USD 34.5 million in...
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Relief for the Private Sector as Implementation of Tanzania Microfinance Regulations Becomes Clearer
PAYGO companies argue that several requirements stipulated in the regulation for Tier 2 – Non-Deposit Taking Microfinance Service Providers don't fit their core business model, and if they are made...
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Projections Show COVID-19 is Slowing Down Universal Access to Energy
COVID-19 is Slowing Down Universal Access to Energy – Projections Show
Surveys Show COVID-19 is Slowing Down Universal Access to Energy Off-grid solar (OGS) has been instrumental in increasing electricity access globally. According to the 2020 Market Trends Report, solar home...
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