Q1 2017. Aera Group obtains carbon certification for 3 projects in West Africa spanning 2 pioneer solar PV farms in Senegal and the largest hydro power plant in Côte d’Ivoire. These project activities represent a global mitigation potential of 664,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. Carbon credits will yield additional revenues over projects’ lifetime. Aera Group now reaches 36 carbon reduction projects registered in Africa, a record for the continent.