Thermal power. Wind power  N/A



Study on capacity expansion of a diesel power plant

Country : Mauritania. .
Client : SONELEC .
Start Date : 1998
Completion Date : 1999
Value of services : N/A
Funder : N/A
Associate/Partner : N/A
Description :
In an initial first stage, with IEB funding, IED carried out an audit of the SONELEC diesel power plant of Nouadhibou, with the objective of evaluating the rehabilitation parameters.
The extension sizing study is the logical follow-on.
Following the BEI and SONELEC discussions, the extension studies should include discussions between SONELEC and SNIM (auto industrial production) to avoid double genset investments.
Description of the Actual Services Provided The study was carried out as follows :
- Updating of the electricity market and deepening of the component and the shape of the industrial load ;
- Load forecasting up to 2020 ;
- Construction and comparison of equipment and scenarios ;
- Establishment of a common strategy with SNIM
- Proposition for co-operation in terms of coupling power plants and putting in common a reserve group
- Identification and adding a wind farm project, coupled with the two diesel plants ;
- Economic analysis and result comparison ;
- Result discussion with SONELEC and SNIM ;
- Financial analysis of the optimal scenario ;
- Presentation of the juridical and organisational options, including the SNIM idea of the implementation of the common subsidiary company for the electricity production in Nouadhibou.