Cote d’Ivoire has seen rapid growth since a decade-long bout of civil unrest ended in 2011. The largest economy in UEMOA, and the third largest in ECOWAS, the country accounts for more than 30% of the eight-member bloc’s GDP.
Afin de répondre aux besoins énergétiques croissants, la Côte d’Ivoire cherche à augmenter sa capacité de production ainsi qu’à améliorer la distribution d’électricité à l’aide d’investissements privés et publics.
L’augmentation de la production d’électricité à partir d’un éventail de sources plus large fait aujourd’hui figure de priorité stratégique en Côte d’Ivoire et s’inscrit dans la politique nationale qui vise à obtenir le statut de pays émergent d’ici 2020.
With the recent economic growth spurt serving as a testament to Côte d’Ivoire’s recovery, the subsequent increase in energy consumption has also highlighted gaps in provision. Under pressure to satisfy growing domestic demand and to consolidate its position as a regional energy supplier, the power segment is currently going through an ambitious...
Despite underinvestment due to the country’s civil unrest, Côte d’Ivoire’s power infrastructure is well developed by regional standards and is of strategic importance to several nearby countries. The country’s first cross-border connection was established in 1994 with its eastern neighbour Ghana. While exchanges between the two nations have been...
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