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Strenghtening the electricity distribution network of Benin


Period
2015 - 2019

Implementing agencies
AFD

African partners
Other public body

Names of African partners involved
Société béninoise d’énergie électrique (SBEE)

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Multi-donor, Multilaterals involved, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
AFD, EU, EIB

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Benin

Sectors
Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Debt

Main objectives
The objective is to improve the availability and the quality of electricity for the customers of the SBEE; to increase the access to electricity in the Atlantic region (around Cotonou); and to contribute to the financial recovery of the SBEE.

Main activities
Improve energy access in urban and peri-urban zones by rehabilitating and extending distribution networks; create a connection programme in urban areas; create a plan of rural electrification allowing access to electricity in rural areas of the Atlantic regions; to help the SBEE reduce technical and commercial losses.

Comments

Sources
https://www.afd.fr/fr/renforcement-du-reseau-de-distribution-electrique-au-benin

Contact information
Gaston Hountondji, Urban Development Manager, hountondjig@afd.fr

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