Serengeti Vitality has moved a 5 MW PV plant to Sierra Leone as a part of the Baoma 1 set up. The photo voltaic PV plant is reported to be the primary impartial energy venture within the west African nation, and was developed by a Kenya-based firm and constructed underneath a public-private partnership.
The 5 MW set up is the primary section of a 25 MW PV venture in Yamandu, close to the city of Bo in Sierra Leone. The venture is reported so as to add roughly 15% to Sierra Leone’s whole electrical energy era capability.
Serengeti expects to start building on the second section of the venture in 2023. Your entire venture would require an funding of $35 million. It is going to promote electrical energy to Sierra Leone’s nationwide distributor, the Electrical energy Distribution and Provide Authority (EDSA).
“I’m comfortable to announce that the 5 MW Baoma 1 photo voltaic PV plant in Sierra Leone has efficiently reached business operation. This was achieved via sturdy collaboration between EDSA and the whole Serengeti Vitality staff,” mentioned Chris Bale, CEO of Serengeti Vitality. “The venture will present reasonably priced electrical energy to the native energy grid for years to return and assist diversify the nation’s electrical energy combine,” he added.
In response to the Worldwide Renewable Vitality Company (IRENA), Sierra Leone can have a cumulative photo voltaic capability of 4 MW by 2021.
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