West Africa's largest photovoltaic solar power plant is operational

In Togo, the largest photovoltaic solar power plant that covers an area of 92 hectares is now operational.

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The inauguration ceremony of the Blitta solar power plant took place in the presence of the Republic Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, Hussain Al Nowais, president of Amea Power.

The plant will be named after Mohamed Bin Zayed, after the Crown Prince and Minister of Defense of Abu Dhabi, one of the seven United Arab Emirates. With a capacity of 50 MWp, the Mohamed Bin Zayed plant becomes the largest solar park in West Africa.

"As part of our ambition to facilitate universal access to electricity and provide all Togolese households with clean and renewable energy, this plant will generate 90,255 MWh of energy per year, serve 158,333 Togolese households and save more than a million tonnes of CO2 emissions over the course of its life,” said President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé.

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