Ivory Coast indicators deal for 50-70 MW photo voltaic plant with UAE’s Masdar

The West African cocoa-producing nation has dedicated to decreasing its greenhouse fuel emissions by 32 % and improve the share of renewable power in its power combine to over 40 % by 2030.

The settlement is a part of a grasp plan to develop manufacturing amenities that combine solar energy, hydroelectricity and biomass.

“Masdar and the Ivorian Ministry of Mining, Petroleum and Power will discover the joint improvement of photo voltaic photovoltaic vegetation in Côte d’Ivoire, beginning with a primary 50-70-megawatt (MW) plant,” the corporate stated in an announcement.

Masdar goals to ship 100 gigawatts of inexperienced power world wide by 2030 and sees “huge potential” for this sector in Africa, it added.

In January, it signed an settlement with Ethiopia for the joint improvement of a 500-MW photo voltaic venture. It additionally signed agreements with Angola, Uganda, and Zambia to develop renewable power tasks.