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Renewables Readiness Assessment: Senegal

Senegal is very committed to renewables, with an articulated institutional and policy framework. It is one of the first countries to pass a renewable energy law in West Africa. Senegal is home to the first Solar PV module manufacturing in West Africa, with a yearly capacity of 25 MW.

  • January 2013
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Senegal

Pay-As-You-Go Solar Systems in Rural Senegal Give Access to Electricity

In the rural villages in southern Senegal, pay-as-you-go solar systems are transforming lives.


Asian solar panels

Mozambique, Senegal, Kiribati, Grenada map clean energy future

A new series of game-changing assessments to help countries transition to renewable energy was launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. The world’s first four comprehensive Renewables Readiness Assessments were published for Mozambique, Senegal, Kiribati and Grenada, a country-led, consensual and...


Mozambique, Senegal, Kiribati, Grenada map clean energy future

A new series of game-changing assessments to help countries transition to renewable energy was launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. The world’s first four comprehensive Renewables Readiness Assessments were published for Mozambique, Senegal, Kiribati and Grenada, a country-led, consensual and...


Workshop hears Senegal and Mozambique’s experiences with RRAs and plans ahead for regional roll-out in ECOWAS and SADC

A Renewables Readiness Assessment (RRA) workshop, held on January 16 as part of IRENA’s Second Assembly, attracted more than 30 participants, mainly from Africa, along with some key representatives from renewable energy organisations. The session featured productive discussions and many new ideas for future deliverables.


Climate Investment Platform: Plugging the Energy Investment Gap in Developing Countries

IRENA and Climate Investment Platform partners are working closely to advance renewables deployment efforts in developing countries.


ECOWAS Certification for Sustainable Energy Skills scheme workshop

Upon the successful conclusion of the pilot examinations for the certification of off-grid solar PV technicians in Senegal and Ghana, a workshop with all of the main stakeholders is planned to review the results of the piloting, the progress so far, and to discuss the way forward.

  • 03 – 05 September 2019
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • Dakar, Senegal

Advancing renewables in developing countries

This report reviews the progress of innovative projects supported by IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, a partnership to expand renewable energy access in developing countries and fulfil Sustainable Development Goals.

  • January 2020
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  • Benefits, Energy Transition
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  • English

IRENA Facilitates Investment and Renewable Projects on Ground in Africa

IRENA’s first ever renewable energy matchmaking event took now place in Johannesburg as part of the Africa Investment Forum hosted by the African Development Bank.


Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries

The IRENA/ADFD Project Facility represents a partnership between the two key organisations to promote renewable energy in developing countries. This report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) reviews concrete progress over the first five years of their joint facility to finance such projects.

  • January 2019
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Finance & Investment
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  • English
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  • Maldives, Mali