The project concerns the development of a hybrid power project consisting of a 30MW ground-based photovoltaic (PV) power generation plant and a 15MW/45MWh Battery Energy Storage System in Senegal.
Our Development Partner
Energy Resources Senegal SA (“ERS”)
USD 1.48 million
Development Fund Contracted
Estimated Project Impact
55 GWh of power produced
37 000 tCO2eq/year of emissions avoided
275 jobs created
150 000 people served
The Project will be the first of its kind in Senegal. With a successful track record of IPPs in the sector and the support of the Government of Senegal, this project will set an important precedent for further hybrid power plant opportunities on the African continent.
Contract signature date
30 September 2020
Expected commercial operations date
Solar and Storage
Environmental & Social Category