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BMI View: Power generation in Côte d'Ivoire will grow at an annual average of 6.8% up to 2025 as the
government invests in additional power projects on the back of high real GDP growth. Gas-fired output will
remain the dominant source of electricity generation over our 10-year forecast period. Hydropower
investment will remain limited due to vulnerability to droughts and government commitments to diversify
the power sector.
? Côte d'Ivoire's Minister of Petroleum and Energy has stated that efforts will be made to diversify the
power sector in the country by adding coal-fired capacity and some non-hydropower renewable
electricity. This will be done to decrease the share of gas-fired power generation from 80% to 32% of
total output by 2030.
? BMT Asia Pacific has announced that it has been awarded the front-end engineering design studies for
the Songon gas-to-power floating storage regasification unit project.
? We forecast that the 275 megawatt (MW) Soubré hydroelectric plant will come online in 2017. The dam
is being constructed by Chinese firm Sinohydro Corporation, with French firm Alstom SA supplying
? The Compagnie Ivoirienne d'Electricité (CIE) reached a record of 1.5mn subscribers by April 2016.
? Côte d'Ivoire president Alassane Ouattara has stated that he wants to open up the power distribution
sector to competition in order to eventually decrease the cost of electricity. Electricity distribution is
currently the role of CIE, in which French firm Eranove SA has a majority stake.