Senegal Scaling Solar tariffs drop below €0.04/kWh

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Issue 367 - 20 Apr 2018 | 9 minute read

Senegal’s Commission de Régulation du Secteur de l’Electricité on 5 April announced the results of a tender to build two 60MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plants at Kahone and Touba. The tender was launched under the mandate of the World Bank Group (WBG)-backed Scaling Solar initiative. Both projects were awarded to French utility Engie and asset manager Meridiam, who bid €0.038016 ($0.0468)/kWh for the plant in Kahone and €0.039831/kWh for Touba. The tariffs will increase by 1.2%/yr.

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