Puma energy rolls out PV-batteries in Ghana

Apr 19, 2021 10:59 AM ET
  • Solar and storage space systems totalling 422kW/ 224kWh have actually been installed at 14 websites
Puma energy rolls out PV-batteries in Ghana
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Puma Energy's Future Energies service has actually launched 11 solar projects at its retail gas stations and a more three at its terminals in Ghana, West Africa.

The solar power generation at 11 of the 14 sites is supported by battery storage.

The combined solar as well as battery power systems in 14 service stations and terminals in Ghana become part of Puma Energy's Future Energies' larger organization strategy to roll renewable energy projects worldwide.

These projects gain from Ghana's high solar power potential as well as have an overall capability of 422kW and also linked battery storage of 224kWh and can provide up to 100% of a site's energy.

Puma Energy Ghana basic manager Henry Osei said: "We are proud to mount the solar systems in our websites and depots as it fulfills our objective of energising communities and also reinforces our commitment to clean energy solutions and also meeting our ESG goals.

" Africa, and also Ghana in particular, has a great possibility of solar energy and also we are developing the primary steps to changing this capacity into an extra lasting and also energy reliable system to power our websites and also depots.

" Ghana is pleased to be the first country to show the very first footprints of our energy transition drive in Africa."

Future Energies global head Mitchell Board claimed: "By integrating our knowledge as well as regional expertise with the ideal sites as well as access to fund, we hope to accelerate the renewable resource shift in Ghana not just for Puma but also for our customers also."

Puma Energy's Future Energies organization unit concentrates on developing lower carbon, modular, distributed renewable resource systems, including energy management as well as storage, particularly in emerging markets across the Americas, Africa as well as Asia-Pacific where until now the renewable energy transition has actually been slower and has huge capacity for development.

Puma Energy aims to deploy solar and or battery storage in at least 75% of business possessed retail sites, depots and terminals in the world by 2023.

Future Energies is additionally scaling the turn out of solar hybrid systems to various other countries with high solar power possible including Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Honduras and also Papa New Guinea.

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