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Wednesday, 17 February 2016

EIB - Sierra Leone: development of regional energy network project

In West Africa, TRANSCO Energy Company announced that preparations to develop the West Africa energy network project is expected to commence soon in Sierra Leone. During a media briefing, TRANSCO Energy finance and administrative manager of TRANSCO Jigba Yillah explained that plans are now in place and very soon the West Africa Power Pool network and distribution energy network project will take-off. (…) Once the energy ministry has reviewed the draft reports for the energy network, proper bids will be presented by the chosen contractors who will be tasked with the implementation of the four lot segment energy projects: two lots in Sierra Leone and two in Liberia. Four donor partners including the World Bank, African Development Bank, European Investment Bank and German Export Bank (KFW) are funding the energy project.

Source: ESI Africa

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