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Solar Project Aims to Becomes Largest in West Africa

Solar Project Aims to Becomes Largest in West Africa

If built, the plant would represent the largest solar installation in West Africa, and could eventually include wind generation and grow up to 1 gigawatt. The group, led by Washington-based project developer SSI Energy Solutions (SSIES), is the parent company of Africa Energy Corp ., which was set up for the Namibia project. Partners in the project include former SunEdison CEO Jigar Shah, Tom Amis and Nik Patesh of clean-energy law firm Cooley LLP, Eric Henderson of the Beacon Group and Adam Stern and Gary Kleiman of The Gemstone Group. The company is now working to strike a deal with an EPC developer. According to the company, construction costs are expected to be between $1.6 billion and $2 billion. Once a deal is in place, the company says it can break ground in January, with a plan for completion within one to two years. The project is far bigger than any solar project...

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