Mali/Senegal: Sogem seeks bids for Kayes-Tambacounda line

Issue 364 - 01 Mar 2018 | 2 minute read

Société de Gestion de l’Energie de Manantali (Sogem) is seeking bids for the construction of the 225kV Kayes-Tambacounda double-circuit transmission line. The work will be financed from the World Bank’s transmission expansion project for the Senegal River Basin Development Authority (OMVS). The scope of work includes construction of a 288km transmission line between the Tambacounda substation in Senegal and the Kayes substation in Mali, and the expansion of the two substations. The World Bank estimates the project cost at $83.6m. Bids are due by 16 April.

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