Additional Financing to the Senegal Electricity Sector Support Project (WB-P158655)

  • Senegal
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 28, 2016
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  • Energy
  • Hydropower
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 70.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 168.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 1, 2016

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Project Description

The development objectives for Electricity Sector Support Project for Senegal are: (a) reducing (Société Nationale d'Électricité du Sénégal), SENELEC’s technical and commercial losses; and (b) improving the reliability of electricity services in selected areas focusing primarily on Greater Dakar. The Additional Financing (AF) will scale up and finance new activities under a well performing parent project. The AF also leverages parallel co-financing in the amount of 94 million US dollars from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The Project development objectives (PDOs) will remain unchanged, and the proposed AF will make additional investments in the transmission and distribution (T&D) network of SENELEC the national power utility, as well as scale up measures to address losses to improve SENELEC’s commercial performance and in turn improve service quality to customers. As part of the AF, it is proposed to extend the project closing date by four years, to October 31, 2020. This is the first AF and first extension of the project.

Investment Description

Contact Information

Name: Ministry of Energy and Mining
Contact: Mrs. Oumy Khairy Diao Diop
Title: Technical Advisor

Implementing Agencies
Contact: Bakary Diop
Title: Director, General Studies

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