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Niger: NIGELEC seeks consultancy services for HV network studies

The government of the Republic of Niger has obtained an association credit from the International Development Association (IDA), to finance the cost of the Access Expansion Project.

It is expected that part of the sums granted under this financing will be used to make the payments for the contract relating to: Consultancy services for the studies of a national dispatching station for the High-Voltage (HV) network and a Central Office of Conduct (BCCN) for the network HTA Niamey.

The mission has a twofold objective and should lead to the creation of:

  • A National Centre of Conduct (CNC) or Dispatching National using modern data processing means to secure and optimise the management of the NIGELEC electrical system taking into account future developments. The National Dispatching will ensure the remote monitoring and control of the entire HTB network, NIGELEC’s electricity generation plants and exchanges with potential self-producers as well as cross-border exchanges within the framework of the sub-regional energy pool (WAPP) or not, other dispatching centres and any independent producers and,
  • Central Control Office (BCCN) of NIAMEY distribution network in order to provide NIGELEC with modern tools allowing the optimal exploitation of the network through a judiciously elaborated automation.

NIGELEC tender details

The Major Projects Cell Coordinator (CGP) invites eligible applicants to express their interest in providing the above services.

Interested consulting firms should provide all information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services expected (brochures, references on the execution of similar contracts, experience under similar conditions in Niger, in the West African region or in Africa, availability of skills among staff, etc.).

Consultants can partner to strengthen their respective skills. However, the total number of firms of such a group must not exceed two.

A consultant will be selected following the Quality and Cost Baseline Selection Process (SFQC) in accordance with the procedures defined in the Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 edition, revised & oacute; in July 2014.

Interested consultants may obtain additional information at the address below and at the following times:

Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 17:30pm and Friday from 08:00am to 13:00pm.


Expressions of interest must be submitted by 11 December 2017 at 5:30pm to:


201, Avenue de General de Gaulle (PL30), Plateau I,

Attention: Coordinator of the Large Projects Unit (CGP)


BP11 202


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Babalwa Bungane
Babalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa - Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast.