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Mauritius: A second photovoltaic farm on the island to study and managed directed under cooperative form




A cooperative of small farmers, ranchers, union and NGO representatives will open up in Balaclava, in the north of Mauritius, a photovoltaic farm can produce up to 500 kilowatts of electricity, with a site that will be operational in about ten days.
 
Supported by the Centre for Alternative Research and Studies (CARES) project is estimated at 25 million rupees (609,756 euros) and the electricity generated will be subsequently sold to the National Electricity Company of Mauritius (CEB).
 
The photovoltaic panels will be placed on a plot of 5,000 m2 which is no longer used, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
 
A second project on the side of Souillac is already under discussion with the layout diagram in the South of Mauritius.
 
Then in a second time, the cultivation of vegetables and livestock are associated with the production of energy to "ensure energy and food security" of the island in "integrated firm", as explained officials of CARES.



Fabrice François


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