Off-grid Solar PV project at IAMGOLD Essakane SA Gold Mine

15 MW off-grid solar PV power plant at the Essakane gold mine. The Project will replace fossil fuel consumption of the technology in use.

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Alliance Country
Burkina Faso

CO2 emissions reductions
19,904 tonnes/year

Sustainable Development Co-Benefits
Economic: Welfare
Social : Jobs



Carbon vintages for sale
2018 (10,000 tCO2e)


West African Alliance on Carbon and Markets Climate Finance

The Alliance is a sub-regional initiative and anchored in institutions that already serve the West African region with regard to carbon markets, technology transfer and climate finance. The Alliance is a member driven process, where participating countries appoint government representatives that are involved in the negotiations on markets and/or climate finance. So far, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Nigeria, Mauritania, Guinee Bissau, The Gambia, Niger, the Republic of Guinee, Mali, Benin and Cap Vert have formally joined the Alliance.



West African Alliance on Carbon Market and Climate Finance. Permanent Secretary:

Enda Energie, 54.rue Carnot, BP 3370 Dakar (SENEGAL)
Phone: +221 33 822 24 96
Fax: +221 33 821 75 95
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