ECOWAS Region (West Africa) - Distribution Grid

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Existing and planned distribution grid network (less than 33KV) in Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana and Guinea.

The dataset was compiled and developed by ECREEE using the following sources of information:

  • Benin: Ministry of Energy (2016)
  • Burkina Faso: West African Power Pool (WAPP) GIS database January 2017
  • Gambia: WAPP database (2015)
  • Ghana: Energy Commission (2015)
  • Guinea: Ministry of Energy, Energy Information System (SIE, 2016)

To have more information on distribution lines for the rest of ECOWAS countries, we suggest to check in the platform (https://energydata.info/): Mali: World Bank, 2017; Niger: World Bank, dataset 2015; Nigeria: World Bank, dataset 2016; Senegal: World Bank, dataset 2007; Sierra Leone: World Bank, 2017.

Also, you can find the compiled distribution grid layer on ECOWREX: http://www.ecowrex.org/mapView/?mclayers=layerDistributionGrid

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Additional Info

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Source http://www.ecowrex.org/mapView/?mclayers=layerDistributionGrid
Author ECREEE
Last Updated June 6, 2018, 16:03 (UTC)
Created June 21, 2017, 12:54 (UTC)
Topic Transmission and distribution; Energy access
Country Ghana; Benin; Gambia; Burkina Faso; Guinea
Region Africa
Status Complete
Coordinate Reference System WGS84
Published year 2017
Start date 2015
End date 2016

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