The Council of Ministers of Niger has adopted a bill declaring the Gorou Banda site of public utility, intended for the construction of a solar photovoltaic plant of 30 to 60 MWp.
Construction work on a photovoltaic solar power plant with a capacity of between 30 and 60 MWp will soon be launched in Niamey on the Gorou Banda site. A bill was adopted at the end of the Council of Ministers of this Wednesday, August 26, 2020, declaring the site in question of public utility.
This procedure will allow the State to have the space necessary for the installation of the equipment of the photovoltaic plant, in accordance with the texts in force.
A draft decree declaring of public utility the construction operations of high-voltage lines for the transmission of 330kv electric power (border of Nigeria-Zabori-Niamey-border of Burkina Faso and Zabori-border of Benin), and the post high and medium voltage 330/132 / 33KV from Zabori, was also adopted during the same board.
Source: Agence Ecofin