Senegal: Santhiou Mékhé solar inaugurated

Issue 349 - 30 Jun 2017 | 1 minute read

President Macky Sall on 23 June inaugurated the 30MW Santhiou Mékhé solar photovoltaic (PV) scheme. The project has been developed by French investment firm Meridiam through its Meridiam Infrastructure Africa Fund, along with Engie subsidiary Solairedirect and Schneider Electric. The developers signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Senelec in 2014.The solar scheme, described as the largest in West Africa, is located near Méouane, in the Thiès region.

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