Benin: GE wins $47m MCC substation contract

Issue 425 - 22 Oct 2020

The United States’ Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has awarded a $47m contract to General Electric Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions subsidiary for the installation of four new substations and extension of seven existing substations in Benin. The contract covers key high- voltage substations with the intention of strengthening the country’s transmission backbone. Maria-Gléta, Bercingou, Djougou, Bohicon, Natitingou, Parakou and Vedoko are the substations to be upgraded.

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