Fiches GB: 12/2019



Technical assistance
Solar power. Power transmission  N/A

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Burkina Faso solar plan: framing and feasibility study of PV power plants

Country : Burkina Faso
Client : SONABEL
Start Date : 04/2018
Completion Date : 12/2019
Value of services : 911 268 €
Funder : AFD
Associate/Partner : ANTEA
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Description :
Burkina Faso has decided to develop production through solar power projects and one of the programs for developing this energy is the Solar Plan.
Activity 1: Framing the Solar Plan
(i) Integration study of large scale PV plants and grid storage systems.
(ii) Sector Organization Analysis and Recommendation for Institutional Strengthening and Restructuring
Activity 2: Feasibility study of PV plants and a storage system on the network
(i) Technical, economic and financial feasibility study of construction projects for:
• a 42 MWp PV plant near Ouagadougou and 3 regional PV plants 1, 2 and 6 MWp.
• a 30/90 kV 2x70 MVA transformer substation and a 90 kV HV line of 30 km mixed aerial / underground
• a storage system connected to the 10 MW / 10 MWh network
(ii) ESIA including environmental and social management plans and relocation plans
(iii) Drafting tender documents, and assistance with the awarding of contracts
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Description of the Actual Services Provided Task 1: Technical Framework of the Solar Plan
(i) Diagnosis of the Burkinabe electrical system and Smart Grid needs assessment for the transmission system. Cost / Benefit Analysis of Needs and Definition of a Road Map
(ii) Needs analysis and characterization of energy storage devices. Techno-economic optimization and definition of a road map
Task 2: Institutional Framework and Institutional Support Topics
Organizational diagnosis of institutions and establishment of recommendations to promote the development of renewable energies.
Task 3: Feasibility and Design Study
(i) Electrical studies for the integration of PV plants and storage systems (stability and control)
(ii) Evaluation and design of PV plants: solar irradiation, technological choices and production estimates
(iii) Evaluation and design of substations and lines: HV 90 kV and MV 30 kV for the connection of power plants
(iv) Technological evaluation and design of a storage system and associated control
(v) Study of financial aspects, definition of a timetable and risk assessment
Task 4: Preparation of the DAO and assistance to the MO during the call phase