Italian oil firm Eni has announced it is planning to build a 20 MW photovoltaic power plant in the area of Tamale, in northern Ghana, PV Magazine reports.

The project is part of Eni’s activities in the country, which include, the Integrated Oil&Gas Development Project, in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, off Ghana’s western coast, and other projects to improve the living conditions and mitigating impact on vulnerable groups in the Western Region.

The company also said it has started to assess the possibility of installing floating PV power plants in the Volta basin, without providing further details. Eni recently entered the renewable energy business in the past few years, in an effort to diversify its business.