|Approval Date||26 Oct 1987|
|Signature Date||29 May 1989|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2000|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2000|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||23220|
The present intervention concerns the Rehabilitation and Extension Project of the Bissau Thermal Power Plant and Distribution Networks. This project mainly concerns the rehabilitation and reinforcement of the means of production and distribution of electrical energy in the city of Bissau. Its completion should make it possible to standardize the distribution of electrical energy and improve the quality of service. This project also aims to help access electricity from potential customers who have been waiting for several years. The main components of the project are: (A) electro-mechanical and electrical equipment of the plant; (B) rehabilitation and extension of MV networks; (C) rehabilitation and extension of LV/EP networks; (D) connection equipment; (E) studies and monitoring; (F) training; (G) logistics support; and (H) external audit.
The objectives of the project are: (a) to rehabilitate and strengthen the means of production in order to meet the growing demand for electricity in the city of Bissau; (b) to strengthen the distribution capacity of MV networks by switching to a higher voltage and reducing line losses; (c) to rehabilitate, strengthen the LV and EP networks and increase the number of subscribers in the city of Bissau; (d) to provide adequate training for the staff who will be responsible for the operation of electricity production and distribution facilities.
The main beneficiaries of the project include households in the city of Bissau and companies that consume large amounts of electricity.
African Development Fund
Government Of Guinea-Bissau
DIRECTION GENERALE DE L'ENERGIE
|Last Update||30 Sep 2020|