The Largest Renewable Energy Plant Ever Built In Côte d'Ivoire.
Soubré hydropower plant is a game changer to reach a low carbon energy mix in the country, developed by SinoHydro on behalf of CI-Energies.
The 270 MW Soubré Hydro Power Plant is a greenfield project located on the Sassandra river at about 5 km far from Soubré city in Côte d'Ivoire. This run-of-river hydropower plant producing 1,170 GWh of electricity on average per year substitutes fossil-fuel intensive grid-electricity and cut down GHG emissions. It improves the regional facilities through the implementation of new schools, health center, and housing, in addition to the creation of a fishing are in the area where the project is located, opening a new revenue stream for local populations, and the development of agriculture and tourism, while including a state-of-the-art socio-environmental mitigation measures costing 15% of total investment.