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Starts construction of the 158.7MW Taïba N'diaye wind farm in Senegal

The construction of the 158.7MW Taïba N'diaye wind farm in Senegal started in January 2019. The wind farm will be located in the Tivaouane Region, approximately 70km northwest of Dakar. The company Eiffage Energía in collaboration with Vestas will build the wind farm. Once operational, it will be the second large wind farm in ECOWAS region and will provide electricity to about 150,000 households.

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Open Request for Expressions of Interest for a 10MW Wind IPP project in Cabo Verde

The National Direction of Industry, Commerce and Energy (DNICE) opened in December 2018 a period of Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) that will finalize y January 30th, 2019. The REOI is the formal invitation to applicants to be considered for the evaluation for qualification of bidders to participate in the procurement process for an IPP project (Independent Power Producer) for a 10MW wind power plant in Santiago island, Cabo Verde.

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7,6 MW of three RE Projects in Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde and Senegal

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced on January, 2016, USD 46 million in concessional loans for four renewable energy projects in the three ECOWAS Member States and Antigua and Barbuda. The loans will fund a solar project in Burkina Faso, a solar and wind project in Cabo Verde and a solar project in Senegal. The three projects will result in 7,6 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity and represent a mix of renewable energy sources, are all innovative, potentially replicable or scalable, and will improve energy access.
 

 

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ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report

REN21 in cooperation with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has just released a new report: The ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report. The report provides a regional perspective on the renewable energy and energy efficiency market and industry development in West Africa. It enables policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions with regards to the diffusion of renewable energy. The 92-page report covers recent developments, current status, and key trends; by design, it does not provide analysis or forecast.

The production of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report was supported by ECOWAS, UNIDO under the GEF Strategic Program for West Africa, The Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) and the Austrian Development Agency. (ADA). Over 50 experts and reviewers from across the ECOWAS region and elsewhere contributed to the report’s content.

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Africa Energy Outlook IEA Publication 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa' s energy sector can be improved to unlock a better life for its citizens.  This report, which has been produced and published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in October 2014, describes one of the most poorly understood parts of the global energy system, offers an authoritative study of its future prospects - broken down by fuel, sector and sub-region - and shows how investment in the sub-Saharan energy sector can stimulate rapid economic and social development across the region.

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Power Plant

IPP Achada Mostarda (EOL-10MW-ST2)

IPP 10MW project in Achada Mostarda, municipality of São Domingos, Santiago island.

Expected date of commissioning: May 2021

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Batokunku

In January 2009, the village became notable as the location of the first wind turbine erected in West Africa.

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GAMWIND

GAMWIND is an independent power producer operating the first large scale grid tied wind park in The Gambia. The company was lincensed in Febraury 2012 and started operations in August 2012. The wind park has a capacity of 900kW.

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Document

Rapport de Progrès Régionaux sur les Énergies Renouvelables, l'Efficacité Énergétique et l'Accès à l'Énergie dans la région de la CEDEAO

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Regional progress report on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access in ECOWAS region - Monitoring year 2016

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Estudo de Caso Projeto Eólico da Cabeólica - Cabo Verde

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Cabeólica Wind Project, Cabo Verde - Case Study RE Flagship Projects in the ECOWAS Region

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Grid Integration of the Electric Wind Project Cabo Verde - Case Study RE flagship projects in the ECOWAS region

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Guidelines for Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Electric Power Generation and Transmission Systems in West Africa

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Avaliação da capacidade de penetração de energia renovável na rede elétrica da ilha da Boa Vista - Cabo Verde

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Africa Energy Outlook

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Renewable energy projects to electrify rural communities in Cape Verde

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Development of Wind Energy in Africa - Working paper series

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Stakeholder

National Centre for Energy Research & Development, University of Nigeria Nsukka.

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TERRA Technologies

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