ABIDJAN, CI – February 25, 2018: As part of the implementation of the CLSG interconnection project, which interlinks Cote d’Ivoire with Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, the management of TRANSCO CLSG along with the Government of the Republic of Guinea will on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, formally turns over the Linsan substation site to the OMVG (Organisation pour la Mise en du fleuve Gambie).
The General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG, Mr. Mohammed M. Sherif along with senior level delegation from the company’s Headquarters in Abidjan will arrive in Conakry for the official program to be held in Conakry, Guinea. The ceremony will be chaired by the Guinean Minister of Energy and Hydraulics, Dr Cheik Taliby Sylla.
Like the CLSG project, the development objective of the OMVG is to enable electricity trade between the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Senegal. The project also forms part of the West African power pool (WAPP) transmission network expansion.
Meanwhile, several senior level officials of the Government of the Republic of Guinea including the Ministers of Economy and Finance, Social Action for the Promotion of Women and Children, Territorial Administration and Decentralization, Budget, Plan and International Cooperation, and the Environment of the Waters and Forest Minister have been invited to attend the transfer ceremony.
Others are the President of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Monitoring and Evaluation for the implementation of the ESMP and RAP, the Director General of BGEEG, the General Manager of EDG, the Governor of the Administrative Region of Kindia, the Prefects of Kindia and Linsan, among other dignitaries.