CI-Energies on 20 March awarded seven contracts to electrify 350 locations in Côte d’Ivoire. The contracts are being financed by the French Development Agency. Morocco’s Fabrilec, part of MMK group, and Ivorian consultancy SNE were awarded the $4.67m Lot 1 contract to electrify 42 localities in Gbêkê region as well as the $8.03m Lot 3 contract to connect 37 locations in Iffou region, 14 in Mé, four in Abidjan and one in Sud-Comoé.