Discover Our Transmission Network Engineering Expertise with 2 Flagship Projects in Africa
EDF Transmission Network Engineering possesses strategic expertise that can be adapted to any constraint. This flexibility and professionalism guide our teams as they carry out unique and complex projects all around the world.
Learn about two flagship projects on the African continent.
Building a Coordination and Control Centre Shared between 14 Countries
EDF Transmission Network Engineering is playing a major role as general supervisor for the construction of the WAPP project. We're providing all of our dispatching, telecontrol and project monitoring expertise in order to ensure smooth coordination between the 14 countries.
Some of the most ambitious assignments include:
designing the network's control room;
creating an interconnected network that can process a massive volume of information and flows in real time.
Challenges designing and overseeing the construction of a regional control centre for 14 countries with a wide range of issues and interests that do not always align
Solutions develop an overview of the controls for the international interconnected electrical systems through the experience of the EDF Group and its global presence.
Benefits the client receives impartial advice. The experience of the EDF Group makes it possible to provide the technical knowledge and integrate innovative solutions into the project
Connecting a Major Hydroelectric Plant to a National Network
High Grand Falls is a hydro-electric power plant located in Kenya. Our Transmission Network Engineering division drafted multiple technical specifications for the station, allowing it to evacuate the power that it regularly accumulates.
700 MW: that is how much power the High Grand Falls hydro-electric plant is expected to generate. Construction of the plant began in late 2012, on the Tana river, approximately 230 km from Nairobi. Against this backdrop, EDF Transportation Engineering was tasked with putting together the final designs and drafting multiple technical specifications concerning: