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Togo unveils its first renewable energy project

The project was financed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) as part of efforts to help address energy poverty in Togo. IRENA and the ADFD provided $15 million in loan funding for the project to be developed by AMEA Togo Solar. IRENA provided technical assistance and solutions for the project to be constructed ahead of schedule despite disruptions caused by COVID-19. Some 700 jobs were created and an additional 120 direct and indirect jobs during operation.

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