eC2: Assessment of Battery Energy Storage Applications in the West African Power Pool Utilities and Countries

Deadline: 23-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The work under this project will be done through the three major tasks described below:solar-energy
1. Feasibility study of energy storage for frequency support in WAPP power system

2. Assessment of energy storage applications in WAPP countries (on grid systems and off-grid mini grids, building/factory storage, etc.)

3. Financial assessment of incorporating energy storage for grid support

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Tesla’s low-cost renewable battery could revolutionise Africa’s energy supply

Makhtar Diop (  @Diop_WB  ) World Bank Vice President  Africa recently posted this article on his twitter feed and we enjoyed it so much we wanted to share it as well!

Batteries that can store renewable energy for longer and at half the current cost have been hailed as an energy revolution that could transform Africa’s power supply.