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Mauritius: Two photovoltaic firms constructed on the island for an investment of 8 million dollars




The Mauritian national company of electricity (CEB) has lately signed a strategic partnership, with the American firm Astonfield Renewables implanted in India, for the construction of two photovoltaic firms at Flacq and La-Gaulette, with a production of electricity of 4 megawatts in total.
 
The investment of these two photovoltaic firms in Mauritius will cost some * million dollars (420 million rupees) over the next twelve months as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
 
As a reminder, the supply of electricity on the island is between 380 and 430 megawatts.
 
The CEB wants to introduce in its network by 2015 participate in renewable energy (solar and wind) to the tune of 60 megawatts, and, under the Maurice île Durable (MID) project.
 
The officials of the CEB thus want to get 35% of electricity produced from renewable energy on the horizon of 2025 in Mauritius.



Fabrice François


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