Africa REN announces the financial close and start of construction of the largest solar plant in Burkina Faso (38MW). Kodeni Solar will:
- provide a sustainable and local source of clean electricity to 115,000 homes in Bobo Dioulasso area
- avoid the emission of over 41,000 tons of CO2 per year
- create 150 direct jobs during construction and 35 permanent jobs in the operations
To support its ambition to develop more clean energy and sustainable infrastructure projects, Africa REN teamed up with Metier Sustainable Capital, a private equity fund focused on clean infrastructure investments across Africa, managed by Metier, and FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank.