Côte d'Ivoire: Gribo Popoli, Ayebo progress

Issue 424 - 08 Oct 2020 | 1 minute read

A cabinet meeting on 30 September adopted a decree declaring the 2,200 hectares of land earmarked for the development of the Gribo Popoli hydropower plant on the Sassandra River and its infrastructure to be of public utility, and setting out the compensation to be paid to affected populations. The 112MW hydro scheme, with annual energy production of 580GWh, is being built by Sinohydro at a site 10km downstream from the Soubré dam, which was also built by the Chinese company.

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