North Core/Dorsale Nord Regional Power Interconnector Project (WB-P162933)

  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Oct 31, 2018
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Government of Nigeria, Government of Burkina Faso, Government of Benin, Government of Niger
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 465.52 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)
$ 640.22 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 2, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 5, 2017

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Project Description

The development objective of the North Core and Dorsale Nord Regional Power Interconnector Project for Western African are : (i) to increase the capacity to trade electricity between Nigeria, Niger, Benin and Burkina Faso; (ii) to reduce the cost of supply of electricity in Niger, Benin and Burkina Faso through increased regional energy trade; and (iii) to increase access to electricity in Burkina Faso.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Government of Nigeria
Chief Admin. Officer, lnfrastructure,International Econornlc

Government of Burkina Faso
Inspecteur du Tresor

Government of Benin
Directeur General de l'Energie p.i


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