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Explore the latest solar jobs in Africa with Energy Jobline. There is no denying the potential of the solar industry in Africa. According to the "World Sunshine Map", Africa receives many more hours of bright sunshine during the course of the year than any other continent of the Earth: all the sunniest places on the planet lie there.

The decline in solar maintenance and manufacturing costs will significantly increase solar installations in Africa. The annual solar market is predicted to expand to 2.2GW by 2018. 

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The Kingdom of Morocco’s solar plan was one of the world’s largest solar energy projects and estimated to cost about $9 billion. The solar plant was introduced in 2009 with the aim of establishing 2,000MW of solar power by 2020. 

A 50 MW photovoltaic power plant has also been planned for development in Garissa, Kenya. Garissa is a city located near the equator where the sun is said to shine for about 3,144 hours each year on average, and it is expected to produce approximately 76,473 MWh/year.

A massive 155 MW photovoltaic solar power plant is also planned for Ghana was also recently completed in 2015.

A 75 MW solar power plant started production in 2013 in Kalkbult, in South Africa's Northern Cape. These are sun-drenched regions boasting some of the best conditions for solar power in the world. With two additional developments these plants will provide power for around 90,000 South African households.

There are also many small-scale modular solar power installations being implemented across the continent at the village and household levels.

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