Project data

Senegal, Mauritania, Togo, Niger, Ivory coast, Mali




2020 - 2022

For Phase 2 of the project (BEST - P167569), in addition to the electricity access component "Electrification", another component is a battery energy storage technology "Batteries" envisaged where needed to improve the stability of the WAPP electricity system. Therefore, this phase 2 has been named the Regional Electricity Access and Battery Energy Storage Technology (BEST) project. The selected countries are Côte d'Ivoire and Mali for the "Batteries" component only, Niger for the "Electrification" and "Batteries" components, Mauritania, Togo and Senegal for the "Electrification" component only. The development objective of the project is to increase access to the power grid in Mauritania, Niger, Togo and Senegal, through about 6000Km of HV, MV and LV lines and to strengthen the capacity of the power system to ensure synchronous operation of the ECOWAS power system through the installation of energy storage systems (210 MW) in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Niger


ASF Consulting has mobilized Mrs. Awatef Siala Fourati to held the position of Senior Environmental Expert within the Regional Coordination Unit of ECOWAS.

The main activities conducted by Mrs. Awatef are:

  • Preparation of the Terms of Reference for the recruitment of experts
  • Evaluation of applications
  • Evaluation of the technical and financial offers for the realization of the environmental and social safeguard studies
  • Review of feasibility studies for both project component
  • Review/monitoring of environmental and social requirements applied by the companies in charge of the works
  • Development of the BEST Project Complaint Management Mechanism

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