Emerging Power (Gambia) Limited is set to build a 10 MW solar PV plant in the West African nation of Gambia.
Owned by Dubai-based Z-One Holding and French renewable power investment and development company Tryba Energy, Emerging Power has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Gambias National Water & Electricity Company (NAWEC).
Emerging Power aims to begin construction on the project in May.
Z-ONE Holding is active in the growing Middle Eastern and African PV markets. It holds stakes in eight companies operating across the PV value chain, from equipment manufacturing and distribution to consultancy, EPC services and project development.
The company recently formed a joint venture with China Sunergy to market and sell the companys solar PV products in the Middle East and Africa.