Batokunku

Description

In January 2009, the village became notable as the location of the first wind turbine erected in West Africa. The 150 kilowatt turbine, a second-hand machine originally built by the Danish wind energy manufacturer Bonus, currently provides electrical power for the entire village.The windmill is currently serviced/maintained by Global Energy (generator service) based in the nearby village of Tujereng in collaboration with Windstrom SH from Germany.

Info

INSTALLED CAPACITY (operational plants) or PLANNED CAPACITY (planned plants): 

0.15MW

Connection: 

Ongrid

Available Capacity: 

0.15MW

Current Status: 

Operational

Type: 

Observatory Country: 

RE&EE Category: 

  • Wind Power
  • Windpower grid-connected (on and off-shore)

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