ENGIE’s businesses in other African countries

ENGIE is present in a variety of other countries throughout the continent expecially via its energy services and engineering businesses.

Burkina Faso

ENGIE Ineo is mainly active in the construction of electrical infrastructures:

  • the Komsilga substation and the medium- and low-voltage power grid and lines from Ouagadougou to Ouahigouya and from Pâ to Wona.
  • ENGIE Ineo has also extended the national dispatching system and has undertaken power supply works for the RoxGold mine.


ENGIE Ineo : rehabilitation of 22 high-voltage substations and modernization of an extension of the electrical protection, telecommunication and telecontrol systems.

ENGIE Ineo was involved in three large-scale projects in the country:

  • the modernisation of the airport runway lighting,
  • the modernisation of the Maroua and Garoua power station
  • the construction of an overhead line connecting Waza and Kousséri, including the associated substations.


ENGIE Ineo has worked on the renovation of the runway lighting and on the rehabilitation of the power station at the international airport of Moroni.

ENGIE Ineo has been involved in infrastructure modernisation works in three airports:

  • Ouesso and Oyo Ollombo airports; modernisation of the runway lighting, the power station and the air navigation equipment.
  • Maya-Maya airport in Brazzaville: creation of the runway lighting.

ENGIE Ineo has also designed and implemented security solutions for the African Games and delivered Telecom maintenance solutions for Total Congo.

Conakry, Guinea

ENGIE Ineo has carried out rural electrification works in ten villages.

Equatorial Guinea

ENGIE Ineo was in charge of the modernization of the Malabo power station.


ENGIE Ineo was responsible for the modernization of the power station and the entire runway lighting system at Antananarivo airport.


ENGIE Ineo has worked on the construction and rehabilitation of electrical infrastructure projects in the country:

  • the medium-voltage line at Kodialani
  • rehabilitation of a high-voltage line between Bamako and Ségou
  • the construction of a medium-voltage grid between Bamako and Kati, as well as at Sikasso.

ENGIE Ineo was involved in the construction of the control centre in Bamako and in doubling the capacity of the hydroelectric power station in Sotuba.


In Gabon, ENGIE Ineo was essentially involved in the implementation of Telecom media for the Africa Cup of Nations event.

Several contracts for ENGIE Ineo in Mauritania :

  • Installation of the runway lighting for the new International Airport in Nouakchott.
  • Construction of a crisis management centre,
  • Electrification of the Gouraye region, and construction of a substation and the extension of another substation at Sélibaby.


ENGIE Ineo was responsible for the roll out of aeronautical equipment as well as the installation of a Telecom Integrator for the OFON 2 offshore oil and gas platform. The Group entered in 1992 into a 20 year supply agreement with NLNG in Nigeria. These 0.5 bcm/year volumes are delivered to France’s Montoir-de-Bretagne terminal.


ENGIE Ineo contracts in Senagal :

  • electrification of the Bakel region
  • construction of a crisis management centre for a photovoltaic plant and substation in Santhiou Mékhé.
  • The Dakar TER, the railway link between the capital and its new international airport. This large contract won at the end of 2016 covers all the technical systems for the new line.

In April 2018, ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW.
These two projects are part of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, conducted jointly by the Senegalese authorities and the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”, member of the World Bank Group). They are located in Kahone, in the Kaolack region, and in Touba, in the Diourbel region.

ENGIE Solar is the EPC and O&M contractor of the Senergy project, a 30 MW photovoltaic power plant in the City of Santhiou Mekhé. A transmission system including the double 30 kV line from the PV site to Mekhé Substation and its extension will be built and transferred to SENELEC. The ownership of this project is Meridiam (53%), Fonsis (32%) and Senergy (15%) 100% of the electricity output will be sold to SENELEC under a 25-year PPA. Commissioning of the plant is expected in June 2017. ENGIE Solar is currently also operating Ten Merina, a 29.5 MW PV Park close to Dakar.

PowerCorner is an initiative within the group ENGIE that aims to electrify rural areas in Africa using mini-grids. In March 2016, after a pilot project which began in 2015, ENGIE PowerCorner commissioned its first 16 kWp mini-grid unit in Ketumbeine, a remote village of Tanzania, close to Arusha.


Several contracts for ENGIE Ineo in the country :

  • the construction and rehabilitation of electrical high-voltage lines (Bembèrèkè-Malanville, Lomé-Aflao, Lomé-Port) and medium-voltage lines (at Scantogo and Nocibé).
  • Contribution to the Ghana-Togo-Benin electrical interconnection project
  • rolling out of the fibre optic lines in the country
  • modernisation and extension of the CEB (Communauté Electrique du Benin) dispatching centre.


ENGIE is present in Tunisia through its participation in SOMEM which develops multi-technical maintenance and energy efficiency services for several companies : Alstom power systems, Citroen, Scogat, Sergaz, Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD), Banque Centrale de Tunisie, Attijari Wafa Bank, Groupe El Kateb Hotels, Hotel Acquaviva, Hammamet Beach…