Madagascar - Etude de faisabilité du projet de renforcement et d'interconnexion des réseaux de transport d'énergie électrique

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

African Development Fund
Government of Madagascar
Jiro Sy Rano Malagasy (JIRAMA)
Ministère de l’Eau, de l’Energie et des Hydrocarbures (MEEH)


IATI identifier 46002-P-MG-FA0-016
Last Update 09 Dec 2022


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Geographic Location

Country Madagascar
Coordinates Location Name
-18.75 46.75 Antananarivo Province