Sterling and Wilson (SWPL) announced its Hybrid and Energy Storage (HES) division has bagged a contract with consortium partners Vergnet and SNS Niger to construct a Solar PV Battery Storage and Diesel Genset-based hybrid power plant in Agadez, Niger, in West Africa.
The project, tendered by The Nigerian Electricity Company, consists of 18.9 MWp solar + 11.55MWh/3.0 MVA battery energy storage system (BESS) + 6.54 MVA diesel generator and 20 kV substation apart from an evacuation line up to the Nigelec Substation in Agadez.
“The consortium will also be responsible for a two-year operation and maintenance service of the power plant. The project also includes the rehabilitation of the electrical network of Agadez and the electrification of the neighbouring hamlet of Tibinitene,” the company said in a statement.
The company’s HES business unit offers services including project development, design and engineering, sizing of storage solutions and hybrids, supply chain management, construction, commissioning, and operations & maintenance