Madagascar - Feasibility Study for the Reinforcement and Interconnection of Electrical Power Transmission Networks Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 21 Nov 2017
Signature Date 12 Feb 2018
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2020
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23630
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 1,000,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

This intervention concerns the study of the Project for the Strengthening and Interconnection of Electric Power Transmission Networks in Madagascar (PRIRTEM). This study will prepare the major construction project for the Tamatave - Antananarivo transmission line associated with the reinforcement of the Antananarivo distribution network. It will have to be executed over a period of 8 months. The PRIRTEM consists of six components, namely: (i) an interconnection line connecting the Antananarivo Interconnected Network (RIA) and the Toamasina Interconnect Network (RIT), including the four (4) associated substations; ii) four (4) new substations within the Antananarivo Interconnected Network (RIA); (iii) a transmission line discharging energy from the Mahitsy hydroelectric generating station; iv) an interconnection line linking the Interconnected Network of Antananarivo (RIA) and that of Fianarantsoa (RIT) with the four (4) associated substations; v) an interconnection line connecting the Fianarantsoa Interconnected Network (RIT) and the independent networks of Manakara and Mananjary with the associated substations; vi) the electrification of the localities crossed by the interconnection lines.

Project Objectives

The main objective of this study is to contribute to a better preparation of the implementation of the Project of Strengthening and Interconnection of Networks of Electric Power Transmission in Madagascar.


The beneficiary of this study is the Government of the Republic of Madagascar, through the Ministry of Water, Energy and Hydrocarbons (MEEH).

Participating Organization

Government of Madagascar
Jiro Sy Rano Malagasy (JIRAMA)
Ministère de l’Eau, de l’Energie et des Hydrocarbures (MEEH)
African Development Fund
MINISTERE DE L'ENERGIE ET DES MINES Direction de l'Eau et de l'Assainissemen


IATI identifier 46002-P-MG-FA0-016
Last Update 24 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name Andriambelosoa Tiana MANASSE RATSIMANDRESY

Geographic Location

Country Madagascar
Coordinates Location Name
-18.75 46.75 Antananarivo Province