IAMGOLD Essakane S.A

Location: Burkina Faso
Sector: Mining
Results

6M
liters of fuel displaced per year

18,500
tons of CO₂ emissions saved per year

Together with AEMP (Africa Energy Management Platform), its strategic development partner for B2B projects in Africa, Total Eren has successfully developed, financed and built, and now operates, a 15 MWp solar PV plant coupled with a 55 MW thermal power plant for IAMGOLD’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso. Made up of close to 130,000 photovoltaic panels, Essakane Solar is the largest hybrid PV-HFO plant in the world and one of the largest solar facilities in sub-Saharan Africa.

AIFA 2019 – Gold Award Winner
“Best renewable energy project”

We delivered
Solar

Results

6M
liters of fuel displaced per year

18,500
tons of CO₂ emissions saved per year

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