Benin: New law liberalises sector

Issue 409 - 14 Feb 2020
Parliament voted on 4 February to adopt a new electricity law opening up the energy sector to private operators and ending the monopoly of Société Béninoise d’Energie Electrique (SBEE) on the production, transport, distribution and sale of electricity. The new law replaces law 2006-16 of 26 March 2007, which previously governed power sector activities in Benin and provided for private sector participation only in generation.

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