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2016

Zano-Koupela Transmission Line Project (Burkina Faso)

Burkina Faso

THE OPEC FUND FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Titre : Zano-Koupela Transmission Line Project (Burkina Faso)

Pays : Burkina Faso

Secteur  : Energy

Date d’approbation : 20.09.2016

Description
The aim of this project is to reduce energy losses and provide a reliable source of power, particularly in poor, rural areas, for over one million people. Works will be carried out in a remote rural area crossing the Boulgou and Kouritenga provinces in the central-east region. These provinces are about 250km away from the capital Ouagadougou. Under the project, a 55 km-long power line will be installed and a new substation in Koupela constructed, among other civil works. In addition to raising living standards, the project will help decrease the use of biomass, thus having a favorable impact on both the population’s health and the environment.

Loan Administrator : OPEC Fund
Agence d’exécution : The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Quarries
Co-financement : Government

Informations financières
OPEC Fund Contribution (US$m) : 13.00
Total Project Cost (USDm) : 14.50

OPEC/OFID

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