|Approval Date||13 Dec 2017|
|Signature Date||11 Jan 2018|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2021|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2021|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||23010|
The so-called "225 kV Guinea-Mali Electricity Interconnection Project" consists of the construction of a 225 kV alternating-current AC power line, approximately 714 km long, between the city Sanankoroba in Mali and Nzérékoré in Guinea (via Fomi in Guinea), with the establishment of the associated processing stations in the localities of Siguiri, Fomi, Kankan, Kérouane, Beyla and N'Zérékoré (in Guinea) then Sanankoroba (in Mali). It aims to facilitate energy management between Guinea and Mali, in order to improve people's consumption in affordable energy. The project should increase the availability of electricity to both countries and strengthen the establishment of the regional electricity market in West Africa, in accordance with the Master Plan adopted in 2012 by ECOWAS Heads of State.
The main development objective of the Project is to contribute to the strengthening of electricity exchanges between Guinea and Mali in particular, and in general, between the countries of the West African subregion and the socio-economic development of the two countries. through increased access of people to quality electricity at a lower cost. More specifically, the project aims to (i) establish the interconnection of the electricity networks of Guinea and Mali, (ii) to reinforce the electricity interconnections under construction in the sub-region as part of the CLSG, OMVS and OMVG and (iii) to promote the connection of households to the electricity grid in the two countries, especially the entire eastern region of Guinea covering Upper Guinea and Guinée Forestière (In addition to connecting the towns of Beyla, Kérouané, Kankan and Siguiri, 121 other localities of 1,000 or more inhabitants will also be connected from Nzérékoré to Siguiri).
African Development Fund
Energie du Mali (EDM SA)
|Last Update||20 Mar 2019|