Société Nationale d’Electricité du Burkina (Sonabel) invites bids by 4 April for the 50MW expansion of the Kossodo thermal plant, located outside Ouagadougou. The utility seeks contractors to design, equip, install, test and commission an additional plant of 50MW comprising at least three diesel units firing on heavy fuel oil, with the option of converting to combined-cycle operation with a steam turbine of 3-5MW.