Ten Merina Solar PV Park is a 30MW solar PV power project. It is located in Thies, Senegal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 30 30 Active Thies, Senegal Eiffage; Solairedirect


The project was developed by Eiffage and Solairedirect. Meridiam and Eiffage are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 85% and 15% respectively.

Ten Merina Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 46 hectares.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 33,300t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $46.21m.

The project consists of 92,000 modules, each with 320W nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in January 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Senegal National Electricity Agency under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years, starting from 2018.

Contractors Involved

Schneider Electric supplied 12 inverters to the project site.

About Eiffage

Eiffage SA (Eiffage) is a construction and concession company. The company operates a wide range of businesses including energy and infrastructure construction, real estate development, road construction, civil engineering, concessions, and public-private partnerships. The company’s activities include construction, renovation and maintenance of roads and streets, drainage and earthworks, electrical engineering, and urban development. Eiffage also carries out metallic construction services, integration and operation of energy and telecommunication systems, and building and operation of infrastructures such as motorways and public facilities. The company executes projects across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Eiffage is headquartered in Velizy Villacoublay, Ile-de-France, France.

About Solairedirect

Solairedirect SAS (Solairedirect), a subsidiary of Engie S.A. is an energy company that develops, installs and produces photovoltaic modules. The company provides services through its business lines including project development and construction, asset services, and investment management. It offers development and construction of solar parks, operation, maintenance asset management, energy management and investment management services. Solairedirect’s operational services include system operation such as remote monitoring, performance monitoring, management of alarms, equipment availability and control of technical work; system maintenance; and routine maintenance of the solar farm. The company operates through financial companies, industrial and construction companies, local energy companies and industrial farms. It has presence in Chile, France, India, South East Asia, the US and South Africa. Solairedirect is headquartered in Paris, France..


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