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Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye Senegal's first wind farm

Senegal’s first wind farm might be in for some growth

Lekela has signed an agreement to fund a feasibility study for an extension to Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal's first wind farm.
electricity grid

Grid challenges a massive obstacle to Africa’s access to energy

RES4Africa and PwC have released a new study Private Sector Participation in African Grid Development. The study identifies underfinancing, inefficiency and insufficient extension of electricity grids as the main obstacles to Africa’s access to energy.
auotomotive industry

Coega Development Corporation extends automotive expertise to Senegal

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced it is extending its advisory services and expertise in the automotive industry to Senegal.
cote d'Ivoire

Extensive opportunities for climate philanthropy are available in Africa

New research unpacking the opportunity for climate philanthropy in Africa has been conducted at a country-level, the results of which show the opportunities for green philanthropy in Africa are extensive.
risk of investing in clean energy

New survey assesses perception of risk of investing in RE in Africa

RES4Africa and PwC Italy have released the results of a survey assessing the perception of risk of investing in renewable energy in six African countries. Private investment continue to be heralded as the master path...
Senegal clean energy transition

ITFC greenlights $116 million dedicated to the energy sector in Senegal

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has approved a $116 million Murabaha financing to SENELEC (Senegal National Power Company). The funds are to ensure the production, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Senegal.
solar-powered irrigation solutions

Scaling up access to solar-powered irrigation solutions in Senegal

InfraCo Africa and Bonergie Irrigation have signed new agreements to continue working with each other to scale up access to solar-powered irrigation solutions in Senegal.
Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation commissioned by GE

Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation commissioned by GE

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Business recently commissioned the first ever fully digital high voltage substation on the African continent in Thiès, just outside Dakar in Senegal.
renewable energy

Grande Côte Opérations in Senegal to receive 13MW of solar power

Grande Côte Opérations (GCO) in Senegal has signed an MoU with CrossBoundary Energy for the construction of a 13MW hybrid solar power station with 8MW battery storage.

AMI transforms utility delivery

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION In response to the Senegalese government requesting improved monitoring of grid efficiency, Senegal’s national electricity company, SENELEC, implemented a grid supervision platform ‘SmartSEN’ in 2018, which involves the development and operation of Advanced...