Senegal: USTDA grant for Lekela battery project

Issue 424 - 08 Oct 2020

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced on 28 September that it has awarded a $996,155 grant to renewable energy developer Lekela and national utility Senelec to carry out a ten-month study for a utility-scale battery plant. The facility will help Senelec manage the impact of Lekela’s 158.7MW Taïba N’Diaye wind power project, which is partially online, with full commissioning delayed due to Covid-19.

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