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”)

We Invest

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

Funding Rationale

  • 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

Tbc

Region

Africa

Country

Senegal

Business Model

IPP

Technology

Solar and Storage

Environmental & Social Category

B+

Sector

Renewable Energy & Energy Storage

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