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Wartsila to supply solar PV plant to Burkina Faso - creating Africa's largest engine-solar PV hybrid power plant

Mar 22, 2017 - Thomson Reuters ONE

Wartsila Corporation, Press release, 22 March 2017 at 2.30 pm EET

Technology group Wartsila will supply a 15 MWp solar PV power plant to Essakane Solar SAS in Burkina Faso. The solar PV plant will be built next to a 55 MW Wartsila power plant currently running on heavy fuel oil. The solar PV plant and the engine power plant will be controlled and operated in synchronization, thus forming the largest engine-solar PV hybrid power plant in Africa. Wartsila's scope covers the engineering, proc

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