Electrification of Congo: an exceptional project

Linkedin Viadeo Print PDF export

ENI
2009 - 2012 - Congo
Market : Infrastructure
Competence : Energy networks
One of the eight substations built by Bouygues Energies & Services
One of the eight substations built by Bouygues Energies & Services

After three years of work, Bouygues Energies & Services, and its consortium partners, Saipem SA and Alstom Grid, have supplied the high voltage line linking Pointe-Noire to Brazzaville in Congo, conducted on behalf of the Italian oil company ENI.

Bouygues Energies & Services provided engineering, construction and rehabilitation of 450 km of power lines and construction of eight substations 225 KV, as well as logistics and supply project in a complex environment: areas isolated, complicated natural environment (forests, lack of access to the towers of the existing line, rainy seasons ...). Up to 150 expatriates Bouygues Energies & Services and 2.500 local staff have been mobilized.