As an independent consulting and engineering firm, IED has been involved in the provision of sustainable energy services since its creation in 1988. Our involvement extends from the study phase right through to the construction and commissioning of infrastructure such as distribution networks and renewable energy production plants.

We work for private investors and for clients in the public sector (power utilities, ministries, rural electrification agencies), and for international financial institutions.


IED buys SYSTEMS EUROPE's software

April 2016. IED, already publisher of specialized software GEOSIM GISELEC for the rural electrification sector, bought DAP, GAP, NAP and REBAN solutions to the former Belgian company SYSTEMS EUROPE to complement its software offer covering issues related to the planning of HV networks and energy generation and reducing losses on distribution

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Training GISELEC©: Electrical and mechanical design of distribution networks (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

In the framework of the Decentralized Rural Electrification Project in the provinces of Ziro and Gourma in Burkina Faso, which aims to increase the access to electrical service through the valuation of local potential in renewable energies, IED conducted a training on the software: GISELEC©. This IT tool, developed by IED, allows for the

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Prefeasibility study to identify the best options to supply power through minigrids to the 13,000 households in Lofa County, Liberia, funded by the World Bank/CSET

IED and its Liberian partner CSET launched on September 29th in Monrovia a prefeasibility study, funded by the World Bank Bank through the Program for Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP) to identify the best options to supply power through minigrids to the 13,000 households of four localities in Lofa County : Voinjama, Foya,

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Final workshop of the "Georeferencing of Niamey power network and implementation of a dedicated management application" project

OCT 2015 : NIGELEC now have two tools dedicated to facilitate the management and the consistent development of the electricity grid:

  • A Geographic Information System (GIS), used as georeferenced data storage (around 41 000 MV/LV poles + related network and equipment, and 120 000 consumers
  •         An application dedicated to network management:
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Study on Renewable Energy and Research and Innovation Capacity of Sub-Saharan Africa

In association with Ecorys and RaL, IED conducted a study for DG Research and Innovation on Renewable Energy and Research & Innovation Capacity of Sub-Saharan Africa . The study took place in the period December 2013 – June 2015.

The objective of this study is to generate the information needed to enable the formulation of a clear answer

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