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  1. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP NEPAD-INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT PREPARATION FACILITY Fostering Infrastructure Development in Africa GHANA-BURKINA Interconnexion February (2012) Bocar Cisse Senior Financial Analyst, African Development Bank

  2. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP OUTLINE

  3. Background • ECOWAS the 15 Member States have determined that the provision of affordable electricity supply to consumers and industry can more easily be achieved by interconnecting the electricity networks of countries in the region • To this end, the West African Power Pool (WAPP) was established in 1999 • The Bolgatanga (Ghana) – Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) electricity interconnection is one of WAPPs priority interconnection projects. • WAPP Secretariat, on behalf of the VRA of Ghana and SONABEL of Burkina Faso, is coordinating the implementation of the 225 kV Bolgatanga (Ghana) – Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) interconnection project to permit the exportation of cheaper power to Burkina Faso from Ghana

  4. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Description

  5. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Description

  6. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Benefits

  7. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Benefits • An efficient and safe electricity supply mode to Burkina Faso • improved, affordable and sustainable access to energy for WAPP countries with limited energy resources. • Economic benefits from cost-savings associated with a significantly reduced utilization of fossil fuels for powering generating plants in Burkina Faso. • Fiscal benefits accruing to both Ghana and Burkina Faso governments through increased business and industrial activities. • Ensure security of electricity supply for the interconnected networks in the region in the long-term, through diversification of supply sources and optimal utilization of the region’s energy resources

  8. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Status • Project being appraised by sector department of the African Development Ban • ONEC

  9. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP THANK YOU MERCI DANK U Contacts IBRAHIMA KONATE Division Manager ONEC African Development Bank Tel : (216) 71 10 362 i.konate@afdb.org