Senegal’s first wind farm

Renewable power company Lekela said on Monday it has reached financial close on its Taiba N’Diaye wind power project in Senegal which will be the country’s first utility-scale wind farm.

The wind farm will be located 70 km north of Dakar.
It will have a capacity of almost 160 megawatts and be fully operational in less than two years, Lekela said in a statement.