The Energy Storage Report 2024

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November 14, 2023
The national electric utility of Senegal, Senelec, has signed a 20-year capacity change agreement (CCA) with developer Infinity Power for a 40MW/160MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) project.
October 4, 2023
The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has approved a US$24 million loan for a solar and storage project in Senegal with a 15MW/45MWh battery energy storage system (BESS).
June 26, 2023
Finance institutions GMO and PIDG will finance a first battery storage project in Senegal dedicated to frequency regulation, the first in the region, project developer Africa REN claimed.
June 28, 2021
This edition of news in brief from around the world in energy storage focuses on solar-plus-storage updates from Africa.
May 12, 2021
US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) funding has been allocated to feasibility studies for large-scale battery storage projects co-located with wind power in Senegal, west Africa and Mozambique, in southeastern Africa.
May 31, 2018
Close on heels of its recent announcement on forming a new global unit focused on the hybrid and energy storage market, Indian EPC Sterling and Wilson has won a captive solar-diesel-storage microgrid project in Africa. Energy-Storage.News caught up with Vish Iyer, global head of business development, strategy and marketing for the Hybrid and Energy Storage division at Sterling and Wilson, to find out more.
May 30, 2018
Indian EPC firm Sterling and Wilson has won its first large-scale hybrid and energy storage turnkey EPC contract order in Western Africa, including what it believes to be both the largest battery storage project and single battery installation in the whole continent.

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