As part of the control mission and the supervision of the works for the construction of the 225 kV Guinea-Mali electrical interconnection line and related posts, the Governments of Guinea and Mali have obtained funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the ECOWAS Development and Investment Bank (EBID), the West African Development Bank (BOAD), the World Bank (BM) and European Union (EU) for the realization of the works of the PIEGM which includes:
- The construction of a 225 kV double-circuit line approximately 714 km long (from the Sanakoroba substation in Mali to the N’Zérékoré substation in Guinea);
- The extension of the 225/33 kV source substation at Sanankoroba located approximately 25 km from Bamako;
- Construction of the new 225/30 kV source substations in Siguiri, Fomi, Kankan, Kérouané and Beyla in Guinea; and
- The extension of the 225/30 kV source substation at N’Zérékoré in Guinea.
This project is expected to increase the availability of electricity in the two (2) countries and strengthen the establishment of the regional electricity market in West Africa.
The construction allotment of the Guinea-Mali double-circuit 225 kV electrical interconnection line and substations is as follows:
Post tender documents (DAO)
Construction of 225/30 kV substations:
Lot 1: Sanankoroba and Siguiri - funding from the World Bank (WB)
Lot 2: Fomi -financing African Development Bank (AfDB);
Lot 3: Kankan - World Bank financing (WB);
Lot 4: Kérouané - World Bank financing (WB); and
Lot 5: Beyla and Nzérékoré - European Investment Bank (EIB) financing.
Line tender documents (DAO)
Construction of double-circuit 225 kV lines:
Lot 1: Sanankoroba - Guinean-Malian border section (125.6 km) - African Development Bank (AfDB) / West African Development Bank (BOAD) financing;
Lot 2: Guinean-Malian - Siguiri border section (53.7 km) - World Bank (WB) financing;
Lot 3: Siguiri - Fomi section (135.5 km) - ECOWAS Development and Investment Bank (EBID) financing;
Lot 4: Fomi - Kankan section (43.3 km) - African Development Bank (AfDB) financing;
Lot 5: Kankan - Kérouané sections (144.3 km); Kérouané - Beyla (85.2 km) and Beyla - Nzérékoré (126.0 km) - European Investment Bank (EIB) financing.
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