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EREN Renewable Energy
Business case:15 MWp off-grid PV project in
Burkina Faso with private off-taker

Clean Energy Summit, Accra


April 5, 2017
EREN RENEWABLE ENERGY AT A GLANCE

Global IPP
Focus: wind and PV and hybrid
PV/Wind Diesel
Teams covering Latin-America,
Africa, Asia
550 MW operating or under
construction in France, Greece,
India, Brazil, Uganda
Long term approach: develop,
build, own and operate
Partnership strategy

10 MWp Soroti Project, Uganda

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EREN IN AFRICA

THREE MAIN MARKETS, THREE PRIVILEGED PARTNERS

Utility scale Private offtakers Rural electrification

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BURKINA FASO ESSAKANE - OVERVIEW

KEY FACTS

Project size 15 MW PV plant

Existing plant Offgrid / 55 MW HFO plant

Offtaker IamGold Essakane

Mine location Essakane

Project location Within mine fences

Offtake agreement 15 years PPA

EPC Wrtsila

PPA: signed
Key milestones
Expected COD: Jan 2018

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BURKINA FASO ESSAKANE KEY BENEFITS TO BUYER

A POSITIVE ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT

Decreased opex
Reduced fuel
consumption
Improved carbon
footprint
Hedge against fuel
price volatility
Enhanced social
license to operate

IamGold Essakane Gold Mine

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BURKINA FASO ESSAKANE MAIN CHALLENGES

Pioneer project in mining industry Financing


Interconnection with existing plant Security constraints
Regulatory framework Timing constraints
Emerging national PV industry Remote, landlocked site

IamGold Essakane Gold Mine

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CONTACT DETAILS

ANY QUESTIONS?

Anne Boulet
Project Director - Africa

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