225 kV Côte dIvoire - Liberia - S.Leone - Guinea Interconnection Project

Installation date: 
07.26.2016
Transmission
Objective
To interconnect the networks of Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, S.Leone and Guinea for export of lower cost power from Côte d'Ivoire
Project Status
The recruitment process for the Owner's Engineer (OE) for the supervision is completed. The contract the OE is being signed. The procurement process for the work is in progress. All the tenders were launched with the exception of the frequency control folder which is scheduled to be launched six (6) months before the end of construction. According to the provisional timetable, all contracts should be signed before March 31st, 2017. The topographical work will start later than January 15th, 2017. The WAPP Secretariat conducted from June 27th to 28th, 2016 an appraisal mission on rural electrification component in Cote d'Ivoire and the works for this component could be completed before the end of this year
Follow up Actions Required
WAPP to follow up with TRANSCO CLSG on the implementation project
useful information
In service year2018 / 2019
Project Cost (US$ millions)404
Funds Secured (US$ millions)404
Funding SourcesWB, EIB, KfW, AfDB