Essor Solar Project is a 14MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by AEE Power, British International Investment and Eranove. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 33.34%, 33.33% and 33.33% respectively.

Essor Solar Project is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $22.946m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

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About AEE Power

AEE Power SA (AEE), a subsidiary of Eurofinsa SA, is an EPC contractor and power developer. The company offers transmission, power generation and distribution services. It power generation includes thermal power and geothermal power, hydroelectric power, solar power. AEE provides transmission through a network of high voltage lines and high voltage substations. The company offers distribution services through medium voltage lines, low voltage lines and public lighting networks, airport runway lighting, catenaries, traction and signaling substations. It operates through its branch offices located in Congo, Angola, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana, South Africa, Namibia, Switzerland, Germany and Liberia. AEE is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

About British International Investment

British International Investment plc (British International Investment), formerly CDC Group plc, is a financial institution engaged in providing investment services across infrastructure, manufacturing, health, food and agriculture, construction, real estate and education sectors. The company operates two investment portfolios such as catalyst and growth. It also supports private investors that are seeking to make impact investments in the countries where the company operate. The company also operates a BII Plus, a technical assistance and support facility, which aims to make a lasting difference to the lives of under-served groups by increasing economic opportunity, improving standards of living and creating a more sustainable environment. It provides its services across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean countries. British International Investment is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

About Eranove

Eranove SA (Eranove) is a company engaged in providing drinking water and wastewater facilities. Its platform provides public services management, independent water and electricity production. Eranove is headquartered in Puteaux, Ile-de-France, France.


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