THE HYBRIDISATION OF THE DIFFA DIESEL PLANT
Project manager: Ministry of Energy/ NIGELEC (Nigerien Electric Company)
Estimated cost (USD): USD 13 million
Estimated cost (FCFA): FCFA 6,500 billion
The project for the hybridisation of the Diffa diesel plant is part of the Niger government’s energy policy to achieve energy autonomy by increasing the country’s energy capacity.
The project aims to reinforce the plant’s current production capacity through the construction of a solar photovoltaic park, in response to continuously growing power demands in the Diffa region.
Increase power production capacity to meet demands from the Diffa regional population;
Production diversification and reduction of operating costs;
Increase local production to reduce dependence on external sources;
Benefit from the expertise and knowledge of the Nigerien Electric Company;
Possibility of benefiting from expertise of the National Solar Energy Centre
CHARACTERISTICS OF PARTNERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
Project Design: State/partner
Risk sharing: State/partner