NAWEC wishes to inform the general public that The Gambia Electricity Sector Roadmap is now available for download under Customer care downloads, Thank you.

1.    Billing and Accounting Software System

An IDB grant of $364, 000 for the procurement of a billing and accounting software system, was provided to NAWEC through the Government of The Gambia. Inova-SI was contracted to implement the project which was commissioned in 2012. NAWEC made a counterpart contribution of $72, 000.


The rehabilitation and refurbishment of the DANIDA slow speed engine at the KPS was completed in 2011. NAWEC in collaboration with their insurers, Gamstar Insurance Company limited have spent over € 1.5 million to rehabilitate and refurbish the 6MW generator. This has significantly added to the generating capacity and above all improved system stability at the Kotu Power Station.

3.    Brikama Power Supply Project – IDB Financed (WARTSILA)- PHASE II

An EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract of €11.5 million was signed with WÄRTSILÄ of Finland for the design, supply and installation, and commissioning of 9MWe power plant in Brikama. , following the granting of ‘No-Objection’ by the Islamic Development Bank. Due to the unavailability of sufficient funds, the scope of supply and works was revised and an engine of 9MW, with all the necessary auxiliaries and ancillaries, was agreed at a cost of €11.5 million. The project was commissioned in 2011 and that he second phase is expected to start soon.

4.    Highway and Street Lighting Project

This project was financed by the OPEC fund to the tune of US$4 million for the provision of highway and street lighting. The project is commissioned and in full operation. However, due to an increase in the scope of the works, additional funding of US$ 554,428.81 (approx. D15.1 million) was provided by Government and NAWEC to complete the works.


5.    Electrification of the Western Region

The objective of this project is to provide electricity supply to the Western Region of   The Gambia. The project is funded to the tune of USD5 million by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (an off-shoot of the IsDB). The funds are mainly for the procurement of materials such as cables and poles.


6.    GOTG/NAWEC Brikama Power Station Project

The Government of The Gambia made an acquisition of two 6.4MW Deutz generators for the Western Region Electrification Project. The two Gen-sets were since installed at a tune of Euro 1.84million.

7.    Greater Banjul Water Supply Project

This project was commissioned in 2009. It was funded through a grant of EUR17.5 by the Dutch Government and a commercial loan of EUR16.2 million by the ING Bank.

8.    Bijilo Electricity Substation Construction


This project was financed by NAWEC to the tune of US$1.2 million and it has already been installed and commissioned in March 2009. 

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