Reimagining Côte d’Ivoire’s Energy Grid to Power People’s Lives

A power transmission line in Cote d’Ivoire
Power Africa is working with utility companies, Côte d’Ivoire Energies (CI-ENERGIES) and Compagnie Ivoirienne d’Electricité (CIE), and the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum, and Energy to enhance the efficiency and security of power systems, incorporate more renewable energy sources, and improve electricity access across the country.

Expanding Knowledge to Improve Long-Term Plans for Power

Countries around the world use energy master plans to guide the long-term development and improvement of their power systems. Typically, countries in West Africa hire an international consulting firm to develop and update such plans. But in Côte d’Ivoire, Power Africa focused on building the capacity of in-country experts to strengthen the current master plan independently.

Three men looking at a computer
CI-ENERGIES staff work on plans to improve the efficiency and reliability of the country’s power grid. Photo Credit: CI-ENERGIES

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Power Africa

A U.S. Government-led partnership that seeks to add 30,000 MW and 60 million electricity connections in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030 > https://bit.ly/2yPx3lJ