Niger: First solar plant commissioned

Issue 382 - 06 Dec 2018 | 1 minute read

Niger inaugurated its first solar project on 24 November, the 7MWp Malbaza plant in the Tahoua region. The plant, which consists of 21,000 solar panels, was developed at a cost of $24.7m, with financing from the Export-Import Bank of India. It will meet the electricity supply needs of around 30,000 households in the departments of Madaoua, Malbaza and Konni, according to Société Nigérienne d’Electricité (Nigelec).

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