Experience in Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo- Feasibility Study, Detailed Design and Works Supervision for the 220 kV Line Ruzizi - Goma (DR Congo Part) (2012 - 2016)

Feasibility study, detailed design and elaboration of the tender documents for the construction of approx. 169 km 220 kV line Ruzizi - Goma - Feasibility studies; Detailed design; Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA); Environmental and social management plan (ESMP); Resettlement action plan (RAP); Elaboration of tender documents; Support to the client during tender procedure and contract award; Follow-up of equipment manufacturing; Participation in factory acceptance tests; Monitoring and supervision of works

Client: Société Nationale d'Electricité (SNEL SARL)

Financing: African Development Bank (AFDB)

Mauritania - Implementation of Studies, Monitoring, Coordination and Supervision of Works for the Development of the Eastern Zone Electricity Systems (Hybrid Power Plants with Battery Storage, HV, MV and LV Lines and Substations) (2013 - 2015)

Construction of hybrid thermal power plants (solar PV), medium and/or high-voltage lines and associated substations and comprises, inter alia, the development or extension / strengthening of the electrical distribution networks - Detailed engineering; Detailed design; Establishment of tender documents; Assistance during the procurement process; Monitoring of implementation studies and equipment manufacturing; Participation in testing and FAT; Supervision of works on site; Monitoring of training for client's staff

Client: Société Mauritanienne d'Electricité (SOMELEC)

Financing: Mauritanian Government

Tanzania - Energy SME Support in Sub-Saharan Africa Project: Feasibility Study of Six Mini-Hydropower Projects (MHP) in Tanzania (2013)

Support to six mini-hydropower (MHP) project developers in Tanzania, building their capacity to access financing by assisting them with completing comprehensive feasibility studies, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) and business plans - Site investigations including hydrological, geological, topographical, and meteorological surveys; Identification and evaluation of different design options, and preparation of feasibility design for hydropower plants and grid connection or power distribution (mini-grids); Preparation of cost estimates for implementation, and establishment of risk management matrix; Determination of technical feasibility; Capacity building

Client: GVEP International

Financing: World Bank

Guinea - Implementatin of the National Dispatching (2012 - 2013)

The Guinean national dispatching aims at providing the operators of the electrical system with the necessary means to supervise and monitor the high voltage operations, and to manage energy exchange with the adjacent countries - Data collection; Detailed design; Preparation of technical specifications; Elaboration of the tender dossier; Assistance to EDG in tender publication, evaluation and in contract negotiations with the Contractor

Client: Electricité de Guinée (EDG), Conakry

Financing: Electricité de Guinée (EDG)

Mauritania - Investigation of 225 and 90 kV Overhead Line Route Options Nouakchott - Tasiast - Nouadhibou and of a Gas Pipeline Route between Nouakchott and the Tasiast Mine (2012 - 2013)

Feasibility study for the production and transport of electrical energy based on gas - Review and field investigations of the preliminary line routings; Elaboration of a detailed line routing; Preliminary planning of angle points; Mapping of the route; Detailed line survey; Estimate of investment costs

Client: Kinross Gold Corporation

Financing: Kinross Gold Corporation

Nigeria - Framework Agreement for the Development of up to 150 MWp Solar Energy in Nigeria (2012 - 2015)

Construction and operation of industrialsized photovoltaic power plants (> 1 MWp per unit) in Nigeria, grid-connected or supplying power for remote cities - Preliminary site selection;Investigation of grid iteconnection possibilities; Pre-feasibility studies for each site; Support to the preparation of work plans, schedules and budgets, and provision of all relevant documentation

Client: Helios Energie, SAS

Financing: Helios Energie, SAS

Mali - Monitoring and Works Supervision for the Implementation of the National Dispatching Center (2012 - 2014)

Construction of a new national dispatching centre - Assistance during the award of contract; Review and approval of Contractor's documents; Factory acceptance tests for major equipment; Coordination and validation of testing and commissioning procedures; Budget control

Client: Energie du Mali (EDM), Bamako

Financing: Energie du Mali (EDM)

Guinea - Study on the Development Scheme for the Electrical Networks of Conakry (2012 - 2013)

Development scheme for the electrical networks of Conakry consisting of the preparation of a programme for the improvement of electricity allocation from the transmission towards the distribution network - Inventory and diagnostics of electricity transmission and distribution; Feasibility and implementation study; Elaboration of the tender dossier; Environmental and social impact study

Client: Electricité de Guinée (EDG), Conakry

Financing: African Development Bank (AfDB)

Mauritania - Feasibility Study for the Production and Transport of Electricity based on Gas (2012)

Detailed feasibility study on the electricity demand of mine operating companies and of SOMELEC - Demand study; Financial analysis; Dtailed design for the generating and transmission facilities; Feasibility study for the chosen variant; Environmental and social impact study; Execution planning and risk analysis; Elaboration of technical specifications for the tender dossier

Client: Ministry of Oil, Energy and Mines, Steering Committee of the Company for the Production of Electricity from Gas (CP-PSPEG)

Financing: Mauritanian Mining Operators

Nigeria - Nigerian-German Energy Partnership: Support to the NAPTIN Training Institute (2012 - 2013)

Training of Trainers in the Field of Renewable Energies - Construction of a small training and demonstration power plant; Introduction of solar energy into the academic program of the Yola Technical University; Preparation of technical specifications for a hybrid demonstration plant

Client: National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN)

Financing: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

Benin, Togo- Consulting Services for the Rehabilitation of the Lomé - Cotonou - Onigbolo Line (2011 - 2014)Benin, Togo- Consulting Services for the Rehabilitation of the Lomé - Cotonou - Onigbolo Line (2011 - 2014)

Rehabilitation of the the 161 kV line Akossombo - Lomé - Cotonou - Onigbolo - Support for contract award to Contractors; Control and supervision of project implementation works: supervision, coordination and management of the project, technical control of designs, supervision of construction works on site, coordination of commissioning and factory acceptance tests

Client: Communauté Electrique du Benin (CEB)

Financing: European Investment Bank

Nigeria - Consultancy Services for 2010 HV Transmission Lines and Substations (2011 - 2013)

TCN-2010-PC / Group 1 / Lot 5: Consultancy Services for the Construction and Erection of Kaduna Power Plant - Mando Rd 330 kV DC Transmission Line (25 km) and Substation Extension at Mando and Akwanga - Lafia 132 kV Trx Line and 2 x 30/40 MVA Substation at Lafia - Project coordination, management and supervision; Technical control of designs; Receipt of equipment in factory and supplies on site; Monitoring of works execution on site; Commissioning and tests upon works completion; Assistance during the defects liability period and final taking-over; Technology transfer

Client: Transmission Company of Nigeria PLC (TCN)

Financing: Federal Government of Nigeria

Tunisia - Implementation of studies, diagnostics, and training and dissemination services for the ANME (Tunisian National DSM Agency) within the framework of the "Energy" component of the PEE (Environment - Energy Programme) (2011 - 2013)

Training and sensitization activities for DSM project responsibles and financing agencies - Feasibility studies; Studies, seminars and workshops on the financing of DSM; Training and studies on regional DSM strategies; Identification and promotion of new energy efficiency measures; Training, elaboration of guides and studies for companies in the thermal insulation and solar water heating business, and for the air conditioning, construction material and solar thermal sectors

Client: Ministry of Industry and Technology (MIT), Agence Nationale pour la Maîtrise de l'Energie (ANME - Tunisian National DSM Agency)

Financing: European Union

Mali - PEDASB - Project on Domestic Energy and Access to Basic Services in Rural Areas: Supervision of Rural Electrification Works (2011 - 2012)

Electrification of rural areas through LV and MT distribution networks powered by diesel power stations - Project management and quality control; Technical control of implementation studies and design; Receipt of materials on site; Supervision of works on site; Preliminary and final taking over of works

Client: AMADER - Agence Malienne pour le Développement de l'Energie Domestique et l'Electrification Rurale

Financing: World Bank (IDA)

Nigeria - National Integrated Power Project (NIPP): Consultancy Services for 2010 HV Transmission Lines and Substations (2011 - 2014)

TCN-2010-PC / Group 1 / Lot 7: Consultancy Services for the Construction and Erection of extension of Kainji 330 kV Substation with 330 kV SC River Crossing at Kainji, 132 kV DC Line to New Bussa, 30/40 MVA, 132/33 kV Substation at New Bussa, reinforcement with 1 x 60 MVA, 132/33 kV Transformer Each at Hadejija, Katsina and Kontagora - Project coordination, management and supervision; Technical control of designs; Receipt of equipment in factory; Monitoring of works execution on site; Commissioning and tests upon works completion; Assistance during the defects liability period and final taking-over; Technology transfer

Client: Transmission Company of Nigeria PLC (TCN)

Financing: Federal Government of Nigeria

Nigeria - National Integrated Power Project (NIPP): Project Consultancy Services for High Voltage Transmission Lines and Substations (2011 - 2013)

PC Lot 5T - Benin North - Agbor - Asaba D/C 132 kV Transmission Lines and Associated 132/33 kV Substations Benin North, Asaba, Agbor & Nkklagu - Contract/project management and administrative tasks; Evaluation of tenders and assistance in contract award; Design approval; Site supervision; Handling of payment, variation order and claim procedures; FATs and assistance during taking-over; Assistance during defects notification period; Transfer of Know-how

Client: Niger Delta Power Holding Company Ltd. (NDPHC)

Financing: Government of Nigeria

Kenya - Feasibility Study for Development of Grid-Connected Solar Power Plants (2012 - 2013)

Determine of the feasibility of grid connected solar power plant(s) in Kenya - Topographical and geotechnical investigations; Technology review; Environmental scoping; Financial and economic evaluation; Summary of analysis; Project management

Client: Kenya Electricity Generating Company Ltd. (KenGen), Nairobi

Financing: Kenya Electricity Generating Company Ltd. (KenGen)

Nigeria - Feasibility Study - Programme for the Promotion of Power Production Via Renewable Energy, especially Hydropower (2011)

Expert Opinion on the Proposed 20 MW Kiri Dam Hydropower Plant - Technical advice; Compilation of an investigation report on general technical aspects

Client: KfW Entwicklungsbank

Financing: KfW Entwicklungsbank

Nigeria - Feasibility Study - Potential Construction of a Solar Power Generation Plant at Yola (2011)

Collection of technical and environmental data and determination of regulatory framework for the proposed sites; Technical studies and recommendation of preferred technical concept; Economic, financial and regulation studies; Preparation of project implementation

Client: EnBW Gas Midstream GmbH and Government of Adamawa State of Nigeria

Financing: EnBW Gas Midstream GmbH and Government of Adamawa State of Nigeria

Mauritania - Study, control, coordination and works supervision for the construction of a 120 MW dual-fuel power plant in Nouakchott (2011 - 2014)

Review, update and finalisation of the existing tender dossiers; Assistance to SOMELEC during tendering, tender evaluation, contract negotiation and contract conclusion; Follow-up, coordination and control of design studies and manufacturing; Supervision, monitoring and coordination of site works; Verification of equipment lists; Implementation of the training plan for the future operating personnel

Client: SOMELEC - Mauritanian Electricity Company

Financing: Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Mauritania - Study on the development of the power generation plant grid connection and masterplan for the electrical distribution networks of the city of Nouakchott (2011 - 2012)

Electricity demand forecast for Nouakchott and study on the development of a power generation plant grid connection - Masterplan on electricity distribution; Study on the location of a dispatch center; Preparation of the detailed design; Establishment of tender dossiers; Know-how transfer

Client: SOMELEC - Mauritanian Electricity Company

Financing: Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Mauritania - Demand study and elaboration of a masterplan for the development of electricity generation and transmission in Mauritania for the period 2010 to 2030 (2011 - 2012)

Elaboration of the masterplan on electricity generation and transmission - Study on electricity demand; Assessment of available electric energy; Study on the electricity transmission network; Study on the electricity distribution network; Economic study; Training

Client: Project for the Improvement of the Climate for Economic Activity ("PACAE")

Financing: World Bank

Burkina Faso - Project on the Reinforcement of Electrical Infrastructure and on Rural Electrification (PRIELER) (2011 - 2014)

Consulting Services for the Monitoring and Supervision of Works - Verification of existing studies and exeuction of additional studies; Assistance in the finalisation of the tender dossiers; Assistance in tender evaluation and contract award; Technical control of designs; Supervision of construction works, incl. FAT and acceptance of materials on site; Project management, quality and budget control

Client: SONABEL, Ouagadougou

Financing: African Development Bank

Burkina Faso - Project on the Reinforcement of Electrical Infrastructure and on Rural Electrification (PRIELER) (2011 - 2014)

Studies on the restructuring and extension of the electrical networks of Ouagadougou; Studies for the 132 kV line Zano - Koupèla - Feasibility studies; Preliminary design; Elaboration of the tender dossier; Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA); Training

Client: SONABEL, Ouagadougou

Financing: African Development Bank

Mali - Consulting Services for Preparatory Studies for the Implementation of the "Energy Efficiency and Demand-Side Management" Component (2010 - 2011)

Purchasing and distribution of approx. one million energy saving lamps in households and public buildings and installation of approx. 15,000 energy saving lamps plus some 1,000 solar streetlights as a replacement for old and inefficient street lighting lamps - Establishment of an electricity consumption profile of EDM's customers; Definition of technical characteristics, norms and standards for ESLs; Elaboration of a public awareness campaign; Detailed design for the acquisition of ESLs and for the rehabilitation of public lighting

Client: PASE Coordinating Unit, Bamako

Financing: World Bank

Guinea - Project for the Rehabilitation and Extension of the Electrical Networks of Conakry (2010 - 2013)

Rehabilitation and extension of 305 km of LV lines, extension of 5.74 km mixed MV / LV lines, construction of 63 new kiosk substations 20/0.4 kV, supply and connection of 20,000 mono-phase and 5,000 three-phase energy meters - Monitoring, Control and Supervision of Works

Client: Electricité de Guinée (EDG), Conakry

Financing: African Development Bank (AfDB)

Cameroon - Consulting Services for AES SONEL Capital Investment Plan (2009 - 2010)

New construction, rehabilitation and extension of transmission infrastructure (90-225 kV); Rehabilitation works on secondary networks and the distribution backbone (15-30 kV); Refurbishment of hydropower plants (units, dam and reservoir civil structures); Overhauls, capacity reinforcement and construction of HFO and diesel power plants

Client: AES SONEL, Douala

Financing: AES SONEL, Douala

Nigeria - JVPP - Joint Venture 500 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project - "Feed 1" (2009 - 2011)

500 MW power plant, 330 kV double circuit transmission line and associated substations - Design and technical specifications

Client: ILF, Munich, for the JV Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN)

Financing: JV Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimted (MPN)

Nigeria - Consultancy Services for Obajana - Lokoja 330 kV Double Circuit Transmission Line and Associated Substation Project (2008 - 2011)

Construction of 330 kV Lokoja - Obajana transmission line, 150 MVA, 330/132 kV substation Obajana, two 330 kV line bays extension at Lokoja Substation, 60 MVA, 132/33 kV substation at Obajana two 132 kV line bays extension at Nsukka substation, 132 kV double circuit transmission line Nsukka - Ayangba, 60 MVA, 132 / 33 kV substation at Ayangba - Project coordination, management and supervision

Client: Power Holding Company of Nigeria PLC, Abuja

Financing: National Financing Institution

Senegal - Study on technical, economic and financial aspects of the regulatory framework for producing electricity from renewable energies in Senegal (2010)

Determination of the theoretical and technical potential for producing electricity from renewable energies; Inventory of the electrical network; Analysis of the development conditions for the production of electricity from renewable energies; Elaboration of concrete incentive measures and of interconnection prerequisites

Client: Ministry of Energy, Dakar

Financing: Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Burkina Faso - Rehabilitation of the Small Hydropower Plants of Tourni (2003 - 2009)

Rehabilitation of the generator sets, assistance in the operation of the plants and training of personnel - Tender documents; Assistance in contract negotiations; Supervision of work; Missions to site for assistance in plant operation

Client: Société Nationale d'Electricité du Burkina (SONABEL)

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Cameroon - AES SONEL Long Term Capital Investment Project (2007 - 2009)

Construction management responsibilities in transmission projects (90-225 kV) incl. SCADA, distribution projects (15-30 kV) and hydropower projects (up to 8 x 50 MW)

Client: AES SONEL, Douala

Financing: AES SONEL, Douala

Benin - Reinforcement of the Electrical HV Networks of Cotonou, Porto Novo (mea culpa) and Zopa (Calavi) (2004 - 2009)

Reinforcement of thee 63/115 kV substations by a transformer bay; Laying of 4.6 km 63 kV cable; Construction of a 63/15 kV transformer station and its connection to the 63 kV line; Construction of 10 15/0.4 kV indoor transformer stations and laying of 11 km 15 kV cable

Client: Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE), Cotonou

Financing: World Bank

Burkina Faso - Interconnections Ouagadougou - Ouahigouya, Kaya - Dori, Kongoussi - Djibo and Fada - Diapaga (2008 - 2011)

Preparation of a complementary feasibility study, the preliminary planning and the tender documents for 90 kV line Ouagadougou - Ouahigouya, 33 kV line Kaya - Dori, 33 kV line Kongoussi - Djibo, 33 kV Fada - Diapaga

Client: Société Nationale d'Electricité du Burkina (SONABEL), Ouagadougou

Financing: Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Tanzania - TANESCO Distribution System Reinforcement Project for Dar Es Salaam, Arusha and Kilimanjaro (2006 - 2009)

Phase 1: Construction of 310 km of 33 kV distribution lines (incl. 9 km underground cable), 14 indoor substations (15 MVA 33/11 kV transformers with switchgear and control equipment), 175 pole-mounted 33/0.4 kV and 11/0.4 kV transformers and energy meters

Client: Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd. (TANESCO)

Financing: World Bank

Tanzania - 400 kV Transmission Line Iringa - Dodoma - Singida - Shinyanga (2007 - 2009)

Planning activities in the pre-construction phase; Participation in field survey along the transmission line corridor; Ensuring comprehensiveness of the environmental and social impact assessment; Participation in analysis of routing alternatives; Evaluation of mitigation and compensation measures for a Resettlement Action Plan (RAP); Participation in institutional capacity building in social impact assessment; Preparation of a detailed RAP

Client: Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd. (TANESCO)

Financing: World Bank

Nigeria - Consultancy Services for High Voltage Transmission Lines and Substations (2005 - 2013)

Construction of two 330 kV line bays at Alaoji Substation, 75 km of double circuit 330 kV line Owerri - Onitsha, two 330 kV line bays at Onitsha Substation, 60 km of double circuit 330 kV line Omoku - Egbema - Owerri, two 150 MVA, 330/132/33 kV transformers at Owerri Substation, two 60 MVA, 132/33 kV transformers at Owerri Substation, two 150 MVA, 330/132/33 kV transformers at Omoku Substation

Client: Niger Delta Power Holding Company

Financing: National Financing Institution

Nigeria - JVPP - Joint Venture 500 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project - "Early Works Phase of Feed 1" (2009)

Studies on the routing of a 330 kV double circuit transmission line of approx. 45 km length from the power plant to the new Ikot Abasi Substation and on the tie-in to Ikot Abasi Substation

Client: ILF, Munich, for the JV Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN)

Financing: JV Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimted (MPN)

Burkina Faso - Rural Electrification Study (2006 - 2008)

Diagnostic and analysis of options for the development of rural electrification and Rural electrification programme (2005 - 2017) consisting of: a study of supply options, investigation into legal and institutional framework, demand analysis for the studied site, preliminary technical study, financing and tariff study, socio-environmental impact study, financial and economic feasibility study, detailed project planning and development of a GIS

Client: Ministère des Mines, des Carrières et de l'Energie

Financing: African Development Bank (AFDB)

Guinea Bissau - Updating of the Documents of the Analysis of the Balance of Energy Generation and Demand and of the Programme for the Rehabilitation and Reinforcement of the MV and LV Networks of the City of Bissau etc. (2004 - 2008)

Full title: Updating of the Documents of the Analysis of the Balance of Energy Generation and Demand and of the Programme for the Rehabilitation and Reinforcement of the MV and LV Networks of the City of Bissau and Updating of the Environmental Audit and Environmental and Social Assessment of New Investments (2004 - 2008)

Evaluation of the investment programme; Development of the conceptual design; Preparation of tender documents; Planning and tendering for conversion of the network from 6 to 10 kV; Planning and implementing of the tender procedure for a leasing contract for 15 MW generation capacity; Planning and tendering of a system of new meters for accounting; Update of the environmental audit and the environmental and social assessment of new investments; Assistance in the procurement of 2 diesel units (1500 kW) as emergency measure

Client: Projet de Réhabilitation et Développement du Secteur Privé (PRDSP), Bissau

Financing: World Bank

Nigeria - Consulting Services for Site Identification, Feasibility and Design of High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) in the South East Zone of Nigeria (2008)

Selection of model rural communities and determination of their power needs; Preparation of technical specifications; Development of an O&M program; Development of a sustainability programme; Cost estimates; Development of a project management framework; Environmental and social impact assessment; Development of a business model

Client: Rural Electrification Agency, Abuja

Financing: National Financing Institution

Nigeria - Consultancy Services for the implementation of the new 132 kV Ihiala Substation (green field), 132 kV double-circuit transmission line Nnewi - Ihiala - Orlu, two new 330/132/33 kV 150 MVA transformers and line bays at Nnewi etc. (2007 - 2008)

Full title: Nigeria - Consultancy Services for the implementation of the new 132 kV Ihiala Substation (green field), 132 kV double-circuit transmission line Nnewi - Ihiala - Orlu, two new 330/132/33 kV 150 MVA transformers and line bays (green field) at Nnewi and extension of the 132 / 33 kV Orlu Substation (2007 - 2008)

Project coordination, management and supervision; Technical control of designs; Factory acceptance and acceptance of supplies to site; Supervision of works on site; Commissioning and trial runs; Assistance during defects liability period; Organisation of supervision and management; Training and know-how transfer

Client: Niger Delta Power Holding Company

Financing: National Financing Institution

Nigeria - Consultancy Services for Site Identification, Feasibility Study and Design of Solar PV System in the South East Zone of Nigeria (2007 - 2008)

Selection of rural communities for solar PV application; Development of design for solar PV applications; Determination of power needs for each solar PV application; Preparation of technical specifications; Development of an O&M and sustainability programme; Cost estimate; Development of a project management framework; Environmental and social impact assessment; Development of a business model

Client: Rural Electrification Authority, Abuja

Financing: National Financing Institution

Benin - Second Rural Electrification Project (2005 - 2007)

Electrification of 57 townships: Planning, Tender documents, Contract awarding; Work supervision

Client: Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE), Cotonou

Financing African Development Bank (AFDB)

Burkina Faso - Reinforcement of the Regional Centre of Ouagadougou (2005 - 2007)

Construction of a new generation capacity (18 MW) and 90/33 kV loop to Ouagadougou - Planning, factory acceptance of equipment, control of shipments; supervision of work; technology transfer

Client: Société Nationale d'Electricité du Burkina (SONABEL)

Financing: DANIDA

Burkina Faso, Supervision of Construction, Supply and Turn-key Installation of a 14 MW Power Plant at Kossodo (2004 - 2007)

Implementation of the extension of the Kossodo diesel power plant by two new units with a nominal capacity of 7 MW each - Approval of drawings and plans; Control and follow-up of manufacturing; Factory acceptance of equipment; Follow-up and control of the work on site; Supervision of tests and commissioning; Provisional and final acceptance; Follow-up and supervision of all outstanding works and services

Client: Société Nationale d'Electricité du Burkina (SONABEL)

Financing: World Bank

Cameroon - Establishment of a Rural Electrification Map of Cameroon (2006 - 2007)

Establishment of a rural electrification map of Cameroon and of a GIS - Development of a database structure; Development of a GIS; Integration of the data into the GIS

Client: Agence d'Electrification Rurale

Financing: World Bank

Mauritania - Study and Follow-up of the Electrification Works for New Non-Developed Settlements in the City of Nouakchott (2003 - 2007)

Electrification of the El Mina settlement - Conceptual design of the electrification programme and identification of investments; Supervision of electrification works

Client: Société Mauritanienne d'Electricité (SOMELEC), Nouakchott

Financing: World Bank

Guinea - National Electrification Masterplan and Feasibility Study for the Implementation of a Rural Electrification Project (2004 - 2007)

Preparation of the electrification masterplan, preliminary and feasibility studies for rural electrification; Rehabilitation of the Distribution Network of Conakry

Client: Direction Nationale de l'Energie, Conakry

Financing: African Development Bank (AFDB)

Togo - Rural Electrification in Togo (1998 - 2006)

Construction of 500 km of 33 and 20 kV overhead lines, 200 km of low voltage overhead distribution lines, 200 distribution transformers with a total installed capacity of 20 MVA, 40,000 consumer connections

Client: Compagnie Energie Electrique du Togo, Lomé

Financing: World Bank

Mali - PPP - Rural Electrification - Falan (2006)

Familiarisation with the specific legal framework; Consulting services for the private PPP partner; Assistance in contract preparation; Review of the business plan

Client: InWEnt GmbH, Bonn 

Financing: National Financing Institution

Mali - Rural Electrification Masterplan (2005 - 2013)

Design of installations for priority programme; Preparation of the cartography by means of a GIS; Planning of MV/LV lines and substations; Study of organisational and institutional structure; Economic and financial analyses and calculations; Risk analysis; Preparation of business plan; Demand analysis and demand forecast; Preparation of tender documents

Client: Direction Nationale de l'Energie du Ministère des Mines, de l'Energie et de l'Eau, Bamako

Financing: African Development Bank (AFDB)

Mauritania - Feasibility Study of the Rural Electrification Based on the Interconnected Network in the Areas Kaédi - M'Bagne - Bababé - Boghé, Kaédi - Civé, Civé - Maghama - Sélibaby and Boghé - Aleg (2004 - 2006)

Socio-economic survey; Electricity demand analyses and forecasts; Engineering survey and definition of the programme for equipping the different regions; Definition of investment costs; Economic and financial project appraisal; Conceptual design; Tender documents

Client: Le Ministère des Affaires Economiques et du Développement / Le Projet d'Appui à la Réforme des Secteurs de l'Eau, de l'Assainissement et de l'Energie

Financing: World Bank

Benin - Electrification of 17 Rural Centres (2002 - 2005)

Electrification of 17 rural centres in the districts Atlantique, Borgou, Collines, Donga, Quémé, Plateau et Zou - Evaluation of bidding documents and of the conceptual design; Updating of geographical maps by GPS and of technical plans; Contract negotiations; Supervision of work; Environmental assessment

Client: Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE), Cotonou

Financing: African Development Bank (AFDB)

Tanzania - Improvement of energy efficiency (2000 - 2004)

Rehabilitation of 220 and 132 kV transformers and switchgears in substations of high priority and rehabilitation and extension of 33 and 11 kV distribution networks in the regions Mwanza, Kinondoni and South Temeke

Client: Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd. (TANESCO)

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Benin - Technical Assistance for Factory Acceptance (2003 - 2004)

Factory inspection of electrical equipment for a MV Underground Distribution Network in Cotonou and Porto Novo

Client: Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE), Cotonou

Financing: National Financing Institution

Guinea Bissau - Updating of the Environmental Audit and of Environmental and Social Assessment for New Investments (2004)

Review of current environmental situation and environmental impact assessment for the installation of new 20 MW diesel generator equipment - Analysis of airborne emissions, water and soil contamination; Inventory of environmental impact mitigation measures; Development of technical and organisational measures for a cautious handling of hazardous substances

Client: Projet de Réhabilitation et Développement du Secteur Privé (PRDSP), Bissau

Financing: World Bank

Kenya - Power Market Design and Pre-privatisation Study (2001 - 2003)

Study including audit of KenGen and KPLC, prioritisation of technical measures in the generation, transmission and distribution system, identification of constraints to structural and regulatory reform options, structural options of the proposed unbundled power supply system

Client: Ministry of Finance and Planning, Nairobi

Financing: World Bank

Mauritania - Interconnection of SOMELEC MV networks to the OMVS substations in Kaédi, Rosso and Boghé (2003 - 2004)

Revision of preliminary studies; Factory acceptance tests; Supervision of construction; Commissioning tests and provisional acceptance

Client: Société Mauritanienne d'Electricité (SOMELEC), Nouakchott

Financing: Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD)

Benin, Togo - Masterplan for electricity generation and transmission for Togo and Benin (1999 - 2001)

2003 Updating of the CEB masterplan; Socioeconomic appraisal

Client: Communauté Electrique du Bénin (CEB), Lomé, Togo

Financing: World Bank

Liberia - Modification of the Bushrod Power Plant Diesel Units (5 x 1.7 MVA) and Conversion of the Plant System to Distillate Diesel Oil (DDO) (2001 - 2002)

Tender documents; Evaluation of bids; Assistance in contract awarding; Supervision of construction; Acceptance tests; Commissioning

Client: Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), Monrovia

Financing: National Financing Institution

Liberia - Rehabilitation and Frequency Conversion of the Luke Diesel Power Plant (3 x 16 MVA) and all Auxiliary Subsystems (2001 - 2002)

Technical investigations; Tender documents; Evaluation of bids; Assistance in contract awarding

Client: Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), Monrovia

Financing: National Financing Institution

Liberia - Emergency programme: Rehabilitation of Monrovia's electricity sector after the civil war (2000 - 2002)

Technical assistance to LEC and institutional strengthening; Procurement of equipment and tools for transmission and distribution; Support to SKODA diesel power plant and training of operation staff; Establishment of a power supply policy and development plan; Implementation of a computerised billing system

Client: Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), Monrovia

Financing: European Commission

Benin - Rural Electrification (1999 - 2002)

Extension of the power supply in 15 villages and townships (distribution networks and diesel power stations) and electrification of 15 new townships - Investigation into the feasibility of the rural electrification programme; Detailed project study; Preparation of tender documents

Client: Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE), Cotonou

Financing: African Development Bank (AFDB)

Guinea - Electricity Supply of Conakry: Equipment of a Load Dispatching Centre of the Electrical Network Samou Garafiri (2000 - 2002)

Updating of the tender documents prepared in 1996/1997; Evaluation of bids; Assistance in contract awarding

Client: Entreprise Nationale d'Electricité de Guinée, Conakry

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Sao Tome and Principe - Relocation of the 7.5 MW diesel power station of Sao Tomé (2001)

Project appraisal report

Client: INDES - Instituto para o Desenvolvimento Económico e Social, Sao Tomé

Financing: OPEC Fund for International Development

Benin - Supply of emergency generators diesel for power station Akpakpa Gbegamey in Cotonou (1998 - 2001)

Supply of emergency generators for the 26 MW diesel power station and of electrical equipment for the realisation of the 63 kV cable connection between the diesel power station and the substation - Planning; Tender documents; Evaluation of bids, Assistance in contract awarding; Supervision of construction; Acceptance tests; Commissioning

Client: Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE), Cotonou

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Togo - Electricity supply of the region Kpalimé-Atakpamé-Notsé (1987 - 1988, 1989 - 2000)

Rehabilitation of the 1.6 MW hydropower station Kpimé, 60 km new transmission line 33 kV Amlamé-Kpalimé, 69 km new transmission line 33 kV Atakpamé-Notsé; Rehabilitation and extension of the distribution network 20 kV of Kpalimé (24 km); New substation 161/20/33 kV in Atakpamé (10 MVA), 3 new substations 33/20 kV in Amlamé, Kpalimé and Notsé (3.15 MVA); Rehabilitation of the substation 33/5.5 kV in Kpimé; Rehabilitation and transformation of the transmission line (30 km) Atakpamé-Amlamé from 20 kV to 33 kV

Client: Compagnie Energie Electrique du Togo, Lomé

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Benin, Togo - Uniform norms and standards in the field of electricity distribution for the countries Togo and Benin (1997 - 2000)

Preparation of the norms and standards

Client: Compagnie Energie Electrique du Togo, Lomé Société Béninoise d’Electricité et d’Eau, Cotonou

Financing: World Bank

Guinea - Construction of a dispatching centre for the electric network system Conakry-Kindia (1995 - 1997 and 1999)

Final design, Tender documents, Evaluation of bids, Assistance in contract awarding

Client: Entreprise Nationale d'Electricité de Guinée, Conakry

Financing: World Bank

Rwanda - Rehabilitation of the electrical infrastructure of ELECTROGAZ (1997 - 1999)

Rehabilitation of the hydropower stations Mukungwa (12 MW), Gihira (1.8 MW) and Gisenyi (1.2 MW); Rehabilitation and extension of the 6.6/30/110 kV substation Mururu I - Final design; Tender documents; Training

Client: Ministère des Travaux Publics and ELECTROGAZ, Kigali

Financing: World Bank

Guinea-Bissau - Multi-sectoral Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (MIRP) (2010)

Assistance for the installation and management of a prepaid electricity system incl. provision of meters and accessories; Revision of the tender documents for a production capacity reinforcement by 5 MW

Client: MIRP PMU, Bissau

Financing: World Bank

Guinea - Consulting Services for Supervision, Control and Monitoring of Works for the Implementation of the National Dispatching (2014 - 2017)

Monitoring and control of costs, of the quality and the time schedule of implementation works for the National Dispatching Centre - Technical control of design; Control of equipment manufacture; Factory acceptance tests; Supervision of works on site; Monitoring of costs and implementation schedules; Validation of testing and commissioning procedures; Reporting

Client: Electricité de Guinée (EDG)

Financing: National Development Budget
 

Uganda - Consultancy Services for Supervision of the 220 kV Kawanda - Masaka Transmission Line and Associated Substations Project (2014 - 2017)

Construction of 137 km double circuit, 220 kV transmission line between Kawanda and Masaka; Upgrade of Kawanda Substation; Construction of the new Masaka Substation - "Owner's Engineer" during Phase I: Assistance during the tendering stage (clarifications, pre-bid conference and site visit, bid evaluation and post-tender clarifications, evaluation report, contract negotiations, and preparation of contract); Project Management during Phase II: Construction supervision (contract management, design review, supervision of works on site, testing, commissioning and reporting, quality and cost control, taking over), and assistance during the defects liability period (rectification of defects, completion certificates, final accounts)

Client: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. (UETCL)

Financing: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

Uganda - Consultancy Services for the Design and Preparation of Tender Docu-ments, Project Management and Supervision of Mutundwe - Entebbe 132 kV Power Transmission Line (35 km) and Related Substation Works (2014 - 2016)

Construction of approximately 36 km of double circuit 132 kV transmission line between Mutundwe Substation near Kampala City and Entebbe; Extension of the existing 132/33/11 kV Mutundwe Substation; Construction of a new outdoor 132/33 kV substation and 33 kV indoor switchgear at the Entebbe substation - Project design and preparation of tender documents; Assistance during the tendering stage; Construction supervision; Follow-up during defects liability period; Training of client's personnel

Client: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. (UETCL)

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Mauritania - Feasibility Study for a 50 MW Thermal Power Plant in Zouerate (2013 - 2014)

The study on the generation units shall evaluate the following two variants: Conventional heavy fuel oil-fired generation units and dual fuel generation units running on heavy fuel oil and natural gas - Site selection; Grid stability analysis
Study of the project's economic and financial feasibility; Environmental and social impact analysis (ESIA); Geotechnical survey; Detailed design study; Elaboration of tender documents

Client: Tractebel Engineering S.A

Finanacing: Tractebel Engineering S.A

 

Nigeria - Energy Sector Study (2014)

The programme aims at improving the conditions (political, technical and HR) for the application of and investments into renewable energy and energy efficiency, as well as the promotion of rural electrification. Renewable energy in this study refers to PV, small hydro, biomass/biogas and wind, energy efficiency covers the industrial, commercial and buildings sectors - Assessment of the situation in Nigeria and of the energy sector's role in the country's development; nalysis of the Nigerian energy sector (resources, generation, sup-ply, consumption, prices) and the development of electrification; Summary of Nigerian energy and climate change policy and strategy; Analysis of the markets for renewable energies, energy efficiency and rural electrification; Summary of opportunities and challenges for renewable energies (PV, small hydro, biomass, wind), energy efficiency in the industrial, commercial and building sectors, and rural electrification

Client: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Financing: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Mali - PASE - Control and Supervision of Works for the Reinforcement and Extension of EDM's Transmission and Distribution Networks (2014 - 2016)

The technical measures of the project consisting of the extension of the MV/LV networks in Bamako and Kati, the construction of the 30 kV Kati Substation, the reinforcement and extension of the MV/LV networks in Kayes, Sikasso, Koutiala, and Ségou, the rehabilitation of the 150 kV lines Bamako - Fana and Fana - Ségou and restructuring of Fana substation connection from T-off to line-in line-out arrangement, the extension of the Kalabancoro Substation (transformer 60 MVA, 150/30 kV) and renewal of the 30/15 kV Sotuba Substation, extension of the 15 kV SOGEM Substation in Kodialani and installation of 15 kV outgoing feeders and the installation of the second circuit on the 150 kV Kodialani-Sirakoro line - Overall project management and home-office back-up support for specific tasks; Coordination of the detailed implementation plan with EDM; Approval of technical documents and implementation studies; Technical control of plans and documents; Factory acceptance tests, monitoring and control of manufacturing; Site supervision; Budget control and management; Implementation of the quality management plan and the health and safety plans; Verification of the environmental protection plan; Reporting.

Client: Electricité du Mali S.A. (EDM)

Financing: International Development Association (IDA)

 

Guinea - Control and Supervision of Works for the Rehabilitation and Extension of the Electrical Networks of the Ratoma District of Conakry (2014)

Construction of low voltage lines, mixed medium and low-voltage lines and medium and low-voltage kiosk substations in the Ratoma quarter of the city of Conakry - Technical control of implementation studies; Supervision of works on site; Testing, commissioning and taking over 

Client: Electricité de Guinée (EDG)

Financing: African Development Bank (AfDB)

Nigeria - Consultancy Services and Feasibility Study - 1000 MWp Solar PV Plant in Yobe (2014 - 2015)

Establishment of a utility-scale solar PV power generation plant in Yobe with a final installed capacity of 1,000 MWp, divided into approx. 10 phases with block capacities between 50 and 150 MWp - Prefeasibility assessment; Identification of possible injection points and preliminary capacity selection; Basic design of solar power generation plant; Preliminary topographic and geotechnical investigations of proposed site; Feasibility study and update of basic design; Complete power evacuation and grid stability study; Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA); Tariff evaluation (RE IPP financial model for a bulk trader); Preparation of a power sales application

Client: GREEN COWRIE Energy Ltd

Financing: GREEN COWRIE Energy Ltd

Uganda - Consultancy Services for Supervision of the 220 kV Kawanda - Masaka Transmission Line and Associated Substations Project (2014 -2017)

Construction of 137 km double circuit, 220 kV transmission line between Kawanda and Masaka; Upgrade of Kawanda Substation; New Masaka Substation - Assistance during the tendering stage; Construction supervision; Assistance during the defects liability period.

Client: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. (UETCL)

Financing: World Bank