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2022

Windiga BF Project : a 26.8 MWp solar PV power plant in Zina, Mouhoun Region

Burkina Faso

Titre : Windiga BF Project : a 26.8 MWp solar PV power plant in Zina, Mouhoun Region

Pays : Burkina Faso
Localisation : The Project is located on a site of approximately 45 hectares in Zina village, Kona municipality, about 180km from the capital, Ouagadougou.

Actual Start Date : 2022-04-29

Identifiant IATI : XM-DAC-903-SII-36857

Présentation
The Project consists of the development, financing, construction, and maintenance of a 26.8 MWp solar PV power plant in Zina, Mouhoun Region, Burkina Faso the “Project”). The electricity generated from the Project will be sold to SONABEL, the state-owned power utility, under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement. The Project will be connected to the national grid via a 7.8 kilometer transmission line.

Objectifs
The Project will expand Burkina Faso’’s power generation, increase energy security and diversify the country’’s production mix, which is heavily dependent on oil-fired thermal generation and imports. - As the first independent power producer in the country, the Project is expected to have a significant demonstration effect and catalyze private sector participation in the country’’s power sector. - The Project will avoid GHG emissions and thus contribute to climate change mitigation.

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