Benin power generation trend chart

Benin looks to renewable energy to reshape sector

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Issue 503 - 08 Apr 2024 - By John Hamilton | 4 minute read

A proposal to add 300MW of solar PV in a Greater Cotonou industrial zone would reshape the small West African economy’s power sector if implemented, but analysis of the African Energy Live Data platform suggests a more incremental approach will be necessary given Benin’s rocky record of project implementation, alternative GTP ambitions and the sheer size of what is proposed compared to operating capacity.

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