On Monday December 3rd 2018, The Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies announced that the Ivory coast would build Africa’s first floating solar power plant.

Floating PV structures allow normally more densely populated coastal areas to be serviced without sacrificing farm or urban land. An interesting approach and a first for West Africa where the Seychelles are also planning a similar project.

https://www.afrik21.africa/en/ivory-coast-floating-solar-power-station-announced-as-in-the-seychelles/