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Sofreco worldwide

SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

Our clients

We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

Our teams

SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Transport, infrastructure

Selected references
French Development Agency
Mission of Assistance to the Project Owner - Project to Support Secondary Education in Benin (SEnS) - Construction and Furnishing of Classrooms (2022-2023)
Technical assistance to the Management Unit of the secondary school construction project, within the Ministry of Education. Support for the technical, financial and administrative management and implementation of the entire project; provision of specialised international expertise to strengthen the skills of the management structures.
African Development Bank
Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Electricity Interconnection Project/Rural Electrification - Guinea Component (CLSG/VER): Monitoring and supervision of rural electrification works (2022-2023)
As part of the Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Electricity Interconnection Project, leading to the construction of a 1,357 km, 225 kV double circuit transmission line to connect the four national electricity networks, this project assisted in the establishment of a dynamic electricity market in the West African sub-region and in securing the electricity supply of the participating countries. Ginger SOFRECO, on behalf of and in the best interest of the contracting authority (EDG), was responsible for monitoring and supervising the execution of the entire rural electrification component.
Palestinian Territories
French Development Agency
Supervision of the construction of the solar power plant at the North Gaza Water Treatment Plant (2022-2024)
The North Gaza Sewage Treatment Solar Power plant project aims to design, supply and install a 7.53 MWp solar photovoltaic power station. The Contractor is to design a photovoltaic power station and the associated energy management systems (EMS), divided into 4 sub-groups throughout the Sewage treatment plant site.
As part of this project, SOFRECO is carrying out the project management assistance, from the design studies to the operational acceptance and commissioning, i.e., 22 months.
French Development Agency
Reforming NREA’s Institutional Governance and Identifying the Supporting Information System Framework (2022-2023)
The objective of this assignment is to enhance the performance, financial management and governance of the renewable energy sector, overseen through the New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), by improving the transparency, accountability, and managing efficiency of the Authority, through the:
• improvement of the NREA’s organisation and corporate structure;
• advancement of the financial management within the NREA, including the financial forecast programme; and
• capacity building and coaching of personnel.
Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Chad
African Development Bank
Study on the integration of solar power generation into the electricity grids of Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger and Chad (2022-2023)
The AfDB, through the Desert to Power initiative, selected the consortium led by SOFRECO to carry out a technical study on the integration of solar power generation into the electricity grids of Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger and Chad.
The study aims to provide each country with a roadmap for the development of renewable energies, particularly solar energy, in the short, medium and long terms. The study aims to enable each country to define the short-, medium- and long-term investment priorities for the development of renewable energies throughout the national territory, while minimising the cost of supplying the country with electricity, within the acceptable limits of reliability.
French Development Agency
International Technical Assistance and Expertise Infrastructure Project Management mission (2022-2024)
The general objective of the School Environment Improvement Plan is to alleviate environmental constraints for improved student learning through the overall rehabilitation of the infrastructure of about 45 existing target schools, spread over the 3 islands.
The specific objectives of the project are to:
- Build and renovate sustainable schools in Comoros, including bioclimatic construction provisions adapted to the local context;
- Mobilise and sensitise local communities in the global rehabilitation programmes so that they take ownership of the project;
- Conduct design studies for at least one comprehensive rehabilitation project for a primary school and one comprehensive rehabilitation project for a secondary school;
- Supervise and coordinate local project management during the design study phase.
African Development Bank
Feasibility Study for the Hybridisation of the Power Plant in the City of Diffa (2022-2023)
Conduct of a technical, economic, financial and environmental feasibility study for the hybridisation of the NIGELEC thermal power plant in Diffa, Niger, with photovoltaic solar energy, as well as its integration into the national grid.
Technical due diligence of a 60MW wind farm (2022)
The Ghoubet project is a 60MW under-construction wind farm in Djibouti. It is developed by an Independent Power Producer (IPP), Red Sea Power, and works are conducted by Siemens-Gamesa.
A company, which is considering acquiring a stake in the project, has tasked a group of consulting firms to conduct a complete due diligence of the project. SOFRECO was responsible for the on-site technical due diligence. The purpose of the visit was to assess the physical state of construction, to compare this with the project's progress reports and to produce a report highlighting areas of concern or red flags.
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