Benin: Construction launched for 25MW solar PV plant

Issue 428 - 03 Dec 2020

Minister of energy Dona Jean-Claude Houssou on 19 November launched the construction of a 25MW solar PV plant in Illoulofin, in Pobè municipality, known as the Defissol project. The plant will be built on a 96ha site owned by Société Béninoise d’Energie Electrique (SBEE), which is funding the CFA12.7bn ($23m) project along with the European Union and the French Development Agency.

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