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Feasibility study, tender dossier and assistance to contracting of a project of decentralized electrification of rural localities in Ivory Coast

Country : Ivory Coast
Client : Expertise France
Start Date : 15/11/2018
Completion Date : 31/12/2019
Value of services : 344 970 €
Funder : European Union
Associate/Partner : FINERGREEN
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Description :
The objective of this component "Rural Renewable Energy Rural Electrification" is to provide off-grid electrification solutions from renewable energy to rural communities. It provides the realization of autonomous networks powered by hybrid solar power plants (photovoltaic / generators with energy storage batteries) and the installation of individual photovoltaic systems in 24 localities of 100 to 1000 inhabitants of the departments of Tiassale, Korhogo, Bongouanou, Koro and Minignan.
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Description of the Actual Services Provided The feasibility study will include among others, for each locality:
-An assessment of the demand for electrical energy (in power and energy) and its projection on the lifetime of the works and an assessment of its potential development.
-An analysis of possible strategies for energy management and demand management;
-The development of the service scheme and the dimensioning of power generation and distribution equipment, including, for localities under MV line, the control of voltage drops and the feasibility of a connection to the national grid;
-An economic analysis (cost-benefit analysis of electrification options) and tariff analysis, based on a feedback of experiences in terms of investment costs and electrification solutions applied in the sub-region and taking into account the Ivory Coast context;
- A study of the management mode taking into account the specific context of Côte d'Ivoire and the legal and regulatory framework in effect in the electricity sector,
-A proposal for a strategy to promote energy efficiency and productive uses of electricity in favour of women and young people;
-A simplified environmental and social assessment;
-A monitoring and evaluation plan of the expected impacts;
-The preparation of tender documents for the supply of equipment and the execution of works.
- Technical analysis of bids in the framework of the award of contracts.
IED has carried out more than 2700 addressing surveys (GPS point + customer characterization) as well as a sampling of 1000 detailed consumption surveys based on ODK questionnaires carried out from tablet with households.