Zambia: USTDA grant for Upepo Energy Zambia study

Issue 399 - 13 Sep 2019 | 1 minute read

The US Trade and Development Agency announced on 9 August the award of a grant to Upepo Energy Zambia to fund a feasibility study for a 150MW wind, solar and energy storage hybrid power plant project in northern Zambia. The study, which will be carried out by New York-based WSP USA, will evaluate the optimal mix of on-site wind, solar and battery storage capacity to provide energy generation and services to the grid. WSP will conduct the technical and financial analysis needed to develop the project and determine its commercial viability.

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