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Mauritius: Agreement of the CEB for the construction of two photovoltaic farms by an American company at the end of the year in the East of the island




The national electricity company (CEB) has recently authorised the American firm, Sinnove, to build two photovoltaic farms in the East of the island, with term an electricity generation of 4 megawatts.
 
The work of these two photovoltaic farms should start by the end of this year. The supply of electricity in Mauritius is located between 380 and 430 megawatts, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
 
As a reminder, the CEB wants to introduce in its network by 2015 a participation in renewable energy (solar and wind) to the tune of 60 megawatts, and EC, the project of Maurice île Durable (MID) initiated by the authorities.
 
The CEB officials want to get 35% of electricity from renewables by 2025 in Mauritius.
 
Two contracts were already also signed in 2013 with Sarako Limited Company for the installation of a photovoltaic center providing 15 megawatts on the side of Bambous.



Fabrice François


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