Cote d’Ivoire

Government launches energy project that supports green energy production The Ivorian government launched the Daoukro Energies project and has set a target to increase national energy production from 2,000MW to 4,000MW by 2020; and to more than 6,000MW by 2030. The project will produce solar energy and alternate with thermal energy that will be fuelled by bio-salt, biogas and biomass. The plant is said to be operational in approximately 18 months costing €1.6Bn and generating 1200 jobs. In addition to the construction of 27.5km of access roads connecting the power stations to the town of Daoukro, the populations impacted by this project will have access to drinking water, electricity, health centres, schools and Funds for their various development projects. (Source: Le Patriote

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