Guinea’s Souapiti hydro plant online but lack of network capacity leaves power stranded

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Issue 438 - 13 May 2021 - By David Slater | 5 minute read

A failure to expand capacity of the transmission line connecting Souapiti and Kaléta with Conakry has left large amounts of new generation stranded and Electricité de Guinée making substantial payments to Beijing, but income should eventually start flowing given the expected progress on interconnections that will open up export options, writes David Slater

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Transmission and interconnections – towards a Continental System Master Plan

Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) power transmission event

6 December 2022, online

This online roundtable will evaluate progress towards a Continental System Master Plan for transmission infrastructure and cross-border interconnections and consider the impact which this plan will have on African electricity supply industries.

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