Technical assistance
Power distribution. N/A  N/A

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Technical assistance to the Energy and Sustainable Economic Growth project in the Mouhoun Loop

Country : Burkina Faso
Client : CowaterSogema International Inc.
Start Date : 2020-01-01
Completion Date : 2020-12-31
Value of services : 194 602 EUR
Funder : World Affair Canada (AMC)
Associate/Partner : EDIS (Energy Development Engineering Services)
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Description :
The Energy and Sustainable Economic Growth project in the Mouhoun Loop (ECED Mouhoun) is funded by AMC and the FDE. It is implemented by CowaterSogema International Inc.
The project aims to accelerate sustainable economic growth in Burkina Faso through three components: (1) Access to Energy (2) Local Economic Development and (3) Governance and Capacity Building.
Component (1) provides for the electrification of 15 rural communities and the installation of Photovoltaic Solar Systems (PV) for 30 remote health centres. EDIS and FDI were contracteds by COWATER to carry out the studies (2017-2019)and then thefollow-up of the work of component 1 (2020) - the subject of this reference sheet.
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Description of the Actual Services Provided In the follow-up phase of the work, IEDIS is responsible for overseeing the construction of the BT and MT lines needed to supply electricity to 15 rural communities, connect customers, and build operating buildings.

EDIS IED thus carries out technical and financial monitoring of supply contracts and lays two Burkinabe companies.