Power generation. Power distribution  Renewable energy



Green Energy acceleration plan

Country : Sao Tome-et-Principe. .
Client : Ministry of Infrastructure, Natural Resources and environment – Directorate General of Natural Resources and Energy
Start Date : 2021-10-01
Completion Date : 2023-02
Value of services : 267 185 €
Funder : AfDB (African Development Bank) .
Associate/Partner : TPF-EEC
Description :
Study of sao Tome's Production Transport Distribution master plan by 2040 with strong integration of variable renewable energies.
The project consists of an immediate study of the integration of solar production capacity on the island of Sao Tome and then the study of the complete master plan. The master plan includes the analysis of the existing situation, the demand forecast (including scenarios of electric vehicles high penetration), the analysis of production options (solar, hydro, thermal) in order to bring Sao Tome to an INR penetration rate of 50 to 90%, the study of the optimal transport and distribution plan in order to determine the schedule of works to be built, economic and financial studies related to the investment plan and finally, social and environmental analyses.
An important training part is included with 3 training sessions.
Description of the Actual Services Provided • Analysis of the current situation
• Short- and medium-term solar energy integration plan
• Demand forecasting (including high penetration of electric vehicles), evaluation of hydro, pv and thermal options
• Least-cost expansion plan for the generation parc (with up to 90% renewable energy) with GAP software
• Studies of the transmission and distribution network
• Evaluation of mini-grids
• Economic and financial analyses
• Social and environmental analyses
• Training on PV and hydro, on the optimization of a production and transport plan