Djibouti: Sustainable Electrification Program (WB-P158505)

  • Djibouti
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Jun 2, 2017
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  • Energy
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 23.30 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 28.15 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 24, 2016

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Project Description

The development objective of the Sustainable Electrification Program (SEP) Project for Djibouti is to increase access to electricity in the targeted project area. The project comprises of two components. The first component, extension and densification of distribution systems will work in two phases. Phase one will finance the required infrastructure to connect 9,000 households of Balbala to the electricity grid and install 790 new streetlights. Phase two will focus on the electrification of the interior regions of Djibouti following the same technical design. The second component, technical assistance, capacity building, and program management will finance the drafting of a national SEP and relevant technical studies, including an action plan to support the Government of Djibouti (GoDj) in its efforts to achieve: (a) 100 percent electrification rate by 2035, (b) 100 percent renewable energy supply, and (c) reduce urban migration.

Investment Description

Contact Information

Name:Electricite de Djibouti
Contact:Djama Agza

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