Source(s) of financing ADF: 15150000 Government: 20000
Implementing Agency: R E G I D E S O
Location: Northen and central Burundi
Improve access to electricity in NBI countries through increased cross-border sharing of energy and power.
The project consists of the construction and upgrading of 769 km of 110 kV and 220 kV line, as well as the construction and reinforcement of 17 transformer stations. It consists of: (i) the Uganda-Rwanda interconnection: the line runs from Mbarara station to Mirama station in Uganda, then from Mirama station to the new Birembo station in Rwanda;(ii) the Kenya-Uganda interconnection: the line runs from Lessos station in Kenya to Bujagali station passing through Tororo station in Uganda;and (iii) upgrading of the Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda interconnection.This component consists in upgrading the current line from Goma station to the Rusizi I station in DR Congo from 70 kV to 220 kV, and the line from Rusizi 1 station to Bujumbura in Burundi from 70 kV to 220 kV, as well as the construction of an extension from Bujumbura to Kiliba in DR Congo and the construction of a 220 kV line from Kibuye station to Gisenyi station in Rwanda; and lastly, the construction of the line from Gisenyi station in Rwanda to Goma station in DR Congo. The project also provides for building of the operating and maintenance technical capacities of the said networks
By supporting the implementation of this project, the Bank will contribute to the provision of basic infrastructures needed for the promotion of cooperation and integration of the economies of these countries, by enabling them to conduct cross-boundary trade in electric energy. The project is in line with the Bank's operational policies, strategies and priorities, notably its support to selective implementation of priority regional infrastructures of Regional Member Countries (RMCs). The project is also consistent with the criteria of the policy paper on regional operations approved by the Board in March 2008, as well as with the Bank's procedures and conditions for regional integration projects.
Le présent avis d’appel d’offres (AAO) suit l’avis général de passation des marchés du projet paru dans Development Business en ligne publié le 06 Janvier 2009 et sur le portail de la Banque (www.afdb.org).
Le Gouvernement de la République du Burundi a reçu un financement auprès de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) administré par elle-même et exécuté par la Régie de Production et de Distribution d’eau et d’électricité (REGIDESO) pour financer le projet d’Interconnexion des Réseaux Electriques des Pays Equatoriaux du Nil (PMIREL-PLEN), Ligne Electrique Kamanyola-Bujumbura.