Niger Launches RFP for Scaling Solar Project

Niger’s Ministry of Energy and Renewable Energies released an RFP for the design, financing, construction, and operation of a grid-connected solar PV plant with a total capacity of 50 MW under The World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar program. The plant will be located in Gorou Banda near the Capital city of Niamey.

Launched in September 2021, the competitive tender process resulted in the successful qualification of 6 following bidders out of 14 candidates to receive the RFP and submit bids for the project:

1. Scatec ASA
2. GreenYellow SA
3. Voltalia SA
4. Nareva Holding
5. Elsewedy Electric SAE
6. Infinity Power Holding

All bidders must submit their proposals by April 19, 2023.