In a formal invitation letter addressed to the General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG, Mohammed M. Sherif, the Ministry of Energy of Sierra Leone is requesting a technical coordination meeting with the regional transmission company to discuss the domestication of West African Power Pool (WAPP) Electricity Network.
Mr. Etienne Baily, Director of the Project Implementation Unit of TRANSCO CLSG and the Engineering Coordinator, Eric Achi will represent the company at the meeting. The team departs this weekend to Freetown, Sierra Leone where the technical meeting will convened.
The consultation meeting comes few months to the official launch of construction activities of the transmission line and sub stations under the CLSG project.
The meeting is also crucial because is in line with TRANSCO CLSG strategy of coordination with CLSG countries to enable a harmonized integration of the CLSG line with the national network.
The Ministry of Energy in Sierra Leone says it is in the process of developing a National Electricity Grid Master Plan, a process that is now at a critical stage where such a meeting with TRANSCO CLSG and other stakeholders is needed to enable it make informed decision.