VINCI will build a set of electrical infrastructures in Senegal, 1,350 km of electricity transmission lines and 8 very high voltage transformer stations Three years of work A contract worth 200 million euros
VINCI Energies has signed a €200 million contract with the National Electricity Company of Senegal (Senelec) for the construction of a set of electricity transmission and distribution infrastructures. Its financing benefits from the support of the French authorities.
Lasting three years, the work will involve more than 1,000 people. They include the deployment of 1,350 km of high and very high voltage overhead and underground electricity transmission lines, enabling the connection of several thousand homes. To this is added the construction of eight very high voltage transformer stations. Network management will also be extended, in particular with the establishment of a telecontrol interface and the detection of communicating overhead and underground faults.
Local teams will benefit from training and know-how transfers, with the support of French and Moroccan VINCI Energies companies.
This project is part of the Senegalese electricity transmission and distribution network development program, the objective of which is to strengthen the country’s energy capacity in a sustainable manner by 2026 and to strengthen universal access to electricity.
VINCI is a global player in the concessions, energy and construction sectors, employing more than 272,000 people in more than 120 countries. Its mission is to design, finance, build and manage infrastructure and equipment that contribute to the improvement of daily life and mobility for everyone. Because its vision of success is global, VINCI is committed to the environmental, social and societal performance of its activities. Because its achievements are of public utility, VINCI considers listening and dialogue with all stakeholders in its projects as a necessary condition for carrying out its activities. VINCI’s ambition is to create long-term value for its customers, its shareholders, its employees, its partners and for society in general.