Power distribution. Rural electrification  N/A



Technical studies, ESIA, and elaboration of the Tender Dossier of the project of Restructuring and Extension of the networks of the Beninese Company of Electric Energy in the commune of ABOMEY-CALAVI (Western suburb of Cotonou) and the department of the A

Country : Benin
Client : SBEE (Benin Energy and Electricity Company)
Start Date : April 2013
Completion Date : December 2013
Value of services : 403 140 €
Funder : AFD (French Development Agency)
Associate/Partner : DKM Consulting
Description :
Feasibility studies, Basic preliminary design, detailed preliminary design and bidding documents writing for the Extension and Restructuring of Electric grid (MV & LV) in West Cotonou Suburbs and rural electrification of 100 settlements in Atlantique Department.
Description of the Actual Services Provided Feasibility studies, ESIA, APS, APD and Tender Dossier for:
- Construction of 2 HV/HTA substations - 20MVA
* Construction of a 63kV loop between these 2 substations and the existing source station supplying the area
* Construction of HV and LV lines to serve urban and rural subscribers
* Supply of connection equipment for the number of potential subscribers
The studies carried out include :
- Urban component
* Diagnosis of the electrical networks
* Demand study and load evolution scenarios

- Realization of detailed electrical and mechanical studies of the HTA and BT networks
-Rural Component
* Spatial analysis of the localities of the department in terms of socio-economic service provision for the selection of the localities to be electrified
* Realization of detailed electrical and mechanical studies of the HTA and BT networks
* Study of a site network for a lake locality listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Environmental and social feasibility
- Legal and institutional study
- Financial feasibility, economic and financial profitability study
- Risk analysis
- Drafting of tender documents
- Assistance in the awarding of contracts (question and answer phase; bid analysis phase; drafting of work contracts)