Technical assistance
Bio electricity. Renewable energy  Power generation

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Assistance to Project Owner and Project Management of a self-production plant project by gasification of cashew hulls

Country : Benin. .
Client : TOLARO GLOBAL SAS
Start Date : 2021-09-01
Completion Date : 2023-06-30
Value of services : 322,192 EUROS
Funder : Tolaro Global, OCEF Facility of MCA Benin 2
Associate/Partner : N/A
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Description :
Tolaro Global is located in Tourou, in the Commune of Parakou in Benin. Since 2011, it has been operating a plant for processing cashew nuts into white almonds, roasted and other processed products (dough, butter, flour).

The plant is facing hulls management issue , which represent 75% of the nuts raw mass processed.

The project consists of the construction of a 360 kW gas-generating power plant to recover this waste to meet the electrical needs of the plant, and thus transform an environmental problem into a lever to improve the profitability of its industrial tool.
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Description of the Actual Services Provided IED acts as Assistant to the Project Owner and Prime Contractor of this biomass power plant project:
• Completion of preliminary design studies : evaluation of electricity consumption, sizing of the plant in relation to the plant's development plan, cost evaluation and development of business plans
• Support for financial closure
• Detailed engineering : Technical specifications, preparation of tender documents and support for contract negotiation
• Support for obtaining permits and authorization: PGESSS, declaration of self-production and connection contract
• Monitoring and control of construction and installation work
• Support for the acceptance of works and commissioning
• Operator training in driving and maintenance, and technical assistance during the first months of operation
• Support for the management of the OCEF grant