Linsan substation, Guinea

Major boost for regional power trade as West African networks interconnect in Guinea

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Issue 504 - 22 Apr 2024 - By Marc Howard | 6 minute read

Prospects for the regional electricity supply industry and West African power trading took a huge leap forward when two major networks interconnected at Linsan in Guinea. Much work remains to be done after the 2 April link-up, but the OMVG-CLSG interconnection points to a more positive direction of travel for a West African Power Pool that is starting to excite market interest.

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