Environmental and social management for Electricity project in Senegal by Antea Group France
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an independent U.S. foreign assistance agency that helps lead the fight against global poverty. The ‘MCC Power Compact’ program agreed by the United States and Senegalese governments, with $550 million grant from the USA and $50 million investment from Senegal, is designed to strengthen the power sector.
The “Millennium Challenge Account-Senegal II” granted Antea Group France and its partner JESA the mission of consultancy for program management as well as environmental and social management, called “MOSES” (Management Oversight Social and Environmental Support).
The project for strengthening of the electricity network infrastructure in Dakar city, in the south and the center of Senegal, will have three phases:
- Modernization and strengthening of the Senegal electricity supply network
- Expanding access to electricity in rural and peri-urban areas
- Drawing up a framework and build the capacity of energy stakeholders.
Antea Group is proud of being part of the two first phases of this huge project which has two main objectives: first, to provide high-quality electricity that comes from low-cost sources; second, to increase the offer and demand of quality electricity in rural and peri-urban areas.
During the five-years project, the consortium Antea Group - JESA will be in charge of the assistance to contracting authority and of the project management, especially for program global management, review of designs and engineering studies, environmental and social management of the project, tendering support, building work management.
The project concerns the large metropolitan region of Dakar, which represents around 60% of the country's electricity demand and 20% of its population. This will allow the extension of the network for the benefit of low-income and unserved businesses and households.
Total revenues for Antea Group: USD 4,600,000 (total amount for the consortium: USD 13,500,000)