WAPP takes decisive steps toward regional integration

SUCCESSFUL SYNCHRONIZATION OF THE WAPP POWER GRID – A DECISIVE STEP TOWARD REGIONAL ELECTRICITY INTEGRATION

The West African Power Pool (WAPP) has recently reached a significant milestone in the realization of its mandate to interconnect the power transmission networks of ECOWAS member states and create a unified regional electricity market.

WAPP is pleased to announce the successful permanent synchronization of the power grids of twelve West African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

From now on, the power grids of these countries will operate as a single synchronous network, under the supervision of the WAPP Information and Coordination Centre (ICC) and the national control centers of these countries.

See WAPP Press Release in English and French below:

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