12 September, 2019
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Zambia: Toyota Tsusho to develop two solar farms
Toyota Tsusho Corporation, the trading arm of Japan’s Toyota Group, announced on 30 August the signing of a memorandum of understanding at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development for the development of two 50MW solar power projects with battery storage. The projects will be developed with Egypt’s Elsewedy Electric under an agreement signed with the Zambian Ministry of Energy. They will be located in Sesheke and Mungo and connected to the national grid. The projects are expected to be commissioned by 2021.