Delegation of the European Union to Benin

Western African Power Pool Information and Coordination Centre

21/08/2017 - 00:00

WAPP ICC will serve as the central monitoring and electricity trading hub. By supporting the construction of a WAPP Information and Coordination Center (ICC), the project will provide ECCOWAS the means to effectively coordinate data exchange with other Control Area Centers (CACs).

It will enhance a reliable and secure operation of the Interconnected Power System. The ICC Project involves the construction of the ICC building in Calavi (Republic of Benin), well equipped.
The European Union (EU) will provide a grant of EUR 30 million to implement the WAPP ICC Project.


Total Cost (EUR): 30 000 000

EU contracted amount (EUR): 30 000 000

Duration: September 2014 - September 2019

Implementing organisation: West African Power Pool

Funding Instrument: European Development Fund (EDF)

Benefitting zone: Benin

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