World Bank awards contract for electricity interconnector feasibility study

May 24th, 2023

The World Bank has selected a joint venture (jv) of Italy’s Cesi (lead), Ethiopia’s Iris Consult (sub-consultant) and Nigeria’s Colenco Consulting (jv partner) to carry out a feasibility study for electricity interconnections between Ethiopia and Somalia.  

The study forms part of the wider Horn of Africa Regional Integration for Sustainable Energy Supply Project.

The nine-month contract is worth US$1.7 million.

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