The 2021 edition of REN21’s Renewables in Cities Global Status Report shows the number of cities who have enforced partial or complete bans on fossil fuel jumped five-fold during 2020.
Finance and Policy
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide $138,39 million (€114.5 million) in financial support to improve the drinking water supply and promote integrate solid waste management in Senegal.
GE is set to supply gas power generation equipment for West African Energy’s 300MW combined-cycle power project in Cap des Biches.
Research and Development
The United States Trade and Development Agency is funding a feasibility study in partnership with Senelec to investigate the Senegal’s first grid-scale battery energy storage system.
Industries around the world are looking for ways to supplement their energy supply to ensure they can continue operating should the country’s grid go down.
The Smart Renewable Electricity Portfolios in West Africa study explores hydropower's support of intermittent solar and wind in a climate-friendly manner.
Renewable power generation company Lekela celebrated two major wind energy project milestones, which are designed to address sustainability.
President Macky Sall opened the Oil & Gas Council’s 4th MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition in Dakar, where he announced Senegal's first offshore licencing round.
As the first conference in West Africa to receive the co-patronage, it comes at an important time as Senegal becomes one of Africa’s fastest growing economies.
Business and markets
Currently when it comes to emerging LNG plays the eyes of the world are on Africa’s eastern coast and the activities around Mozambique, but Senegal will change that.