11 October, 2017
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Guinea-Bissau: BOAD funds solar schemes
The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has approved a loan of CFA25bn ($45m) for a 20MWp solar photovoltaic power plant at Bissau and two 1MWp PV plants at Gabu and Canchungo. The bank said the plants would provide energy for some 500,000 people and prevent 24,100 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.