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2016

Construction of a Wind Farm in Boulenoir (Mauritania)

Mauritanie

Titre : Construction of a Wind Farm in Boulenoir (Mauritania)

Pays de réalisation : Mauritanie

Date d’approbation : 06/04/2016

Bénéficiaire : SOMELEC

Objectifs
The project aims at utilizing the favorable characteristics of the Boulenoir area, with respect to the speed and direction of wind, to generate clean, low cost, energy that Mauritania can either consume locally or export to Mali and Senegal via the existing and under construction transmission lines between the three countries as part of the Manantali project. This will be accomplished through the construction of a 100 MW wind farm in the Boulenoir area, and its connection to the national transmission network, which is connected to the Manantali network.

Descriptif
The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, includes the construction of a 100 MW wind farm in the Boulenoir area, close to the city of Nouadhibou, comprising wind turbines, cables, circuit breakers and transformers, all associated civil, mechanical and electrical works, and the connection of the wind farm to the 225 kV transmission line currently under construction between Nouakchott and Nouadhibou, along with the provision of all necessary consultancy services.

Coût du projet : KD 40.9 million
Montant du prêt : KD 35.0 million
(*) 1 KD is equivalant to about = 3.3227 USD

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 86% of the total project cost. The Mauritanian Government will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that may arise .

Présentation AFESD

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