5th EDF PULSE AFRICA TOUR: Data354 wins second prize

Published on 11/06/2021

The grand final of the EDF PULSE AFRICA TOUR was held in Paris on March 07, 2024. In the presence of Mr Luc Rémont, Chairman and CEO of the EDF Group, the start-up data354 won the second prize in the 5th edition of the EDF Pulse Africa awards, a competition aimed at revealing and supporting African innovators committed to the continent's low-carbon energy development. 

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March 8, 2024: EDF CI honors girls studying energy engineering on International Women's Rights Day

Published on 09/03/2024


This Friday, March 8, on the occasion of International Women's Rights Day, EDF Côte d'Ivoire honored the 1st and 2nd year BTS Génie Energétique et Environnement students at the Centre des Métiers de l'Energie. 
 

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Published on 09/03/2024

The last week of February was for EDF Côte d'Ivoire a week dedicated to the Renewable Energy Technologies and Entrepreneurship Master's degree, known as the ETRE Master's degree, a partnership between X (Ecole Polytechnique de Paris) and INPHB (Institut National Polytechnique Houphouët-Boigny).

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EDF COTE D'IVOIRE supports the African football champions

Published on 14/02/2024

Côte d'Ivoire was crowned champion at the end of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations held on its soil. The EDF CÔTE D'IVOIRE team attended the match between Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal in Yamoussoukro on January 29, 2024, as part of its commitment to sport.

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Signature of an agreement for the construction of a photovoltaic power plant in Sokodé (Togo)

Published on 11/12/2023

On December 3, 2023, EDF West Africa in collaboration with Meridiam signed an agreement with the Togolese government to build the Sokodé photovoltaic power plant.

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EDF Pulse Africa Tour 2023 - West Africa stage: Data354 wins first prize

Data354, a startup from Ivory Coast, won first place and will represent West Africa at the grand finale of the EDF Pulse Africa competition. The award ceremony was held on Thursday, November 09, 2023 at Sofitel Ivoire in Abidjan during the West African Stage of EDF Pulse Africa Tour 2023. The event was held under the patronage of Mr. Mamadou Touré, Minister of Youth Promotion, Professional Integration and Civic Service.

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GREENO Meets Agricultural Players

Published on 12/10/2023

From September 29 to October 08, 2023, the “Parc des Expositions” in Abidjan hosted one of the most significant events in the agricultural industry in Côte d'Ivoire: the 6th edition of the Salon International de l'Agriculture et des Ressources Animales (SARA). An opportunity for GREENO to promote its solutions for breeders and farmers. 
 

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A new step in the construction of the Biovea biomass plant!

Published on 18/09/2023

EDF, within the Biovea Energy Consortium, officially launched on July 20, 2023, the construction of the first biomass plant in Ivory Coast, in the presence of the Minister of Energy. The foundation stone laying ceremony brought together all the stakeholders of the project: institutions, industrialists, financiers, builders but also the local communities and in particular the planters in the area. 
 

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Launch of Greeno

Published on 10/08/2023

Greeno arrives in Côte d’Ivoire to support local agriculture with low carbon solutions.

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Energy After-Work

Published on 17/05/2023

On May 17, 2023, EDF Ivory Coast in partnership with the “Club Abidjan Ville Durable” (Club Abidjan Sustainable City) organized an energy after-work at La Résidence on the theme: Energy efficiency and mix in Ivory Coast, sustainability challenges.

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International Women's Day

Published on 08/03/2023

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EDF Group’s West Africa Management organized a lunch conference which brought together EDF West Africa’s women and 17 young girls who are members of the NGO DYNEX AFRICA (Dynamiques Excellentes Africa) and students at the Lycée Moderne d’Abobo whose ages vary between 11 and 15 years old.

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EDF, Meridiam and SIFCA sign with Proparco and EAIF the financing agreements for the largest biomass plant in West Africa

Published on 11/06/2021

EDF, Meridiam and the agro-industrial group SIFCA, united in the BIOVEA Energie* project company, have signed with Proparco (AFD Group) and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (PIDG Group) the financing agreements** for a 46 MW biomass power plant project in Côte d'Ivoire. Under the terms of the agreements, Proparco and EAIF are providing €165 million in debt and €13 million in grants, corresponding to 77% of the total project cost estimated at €232 million. The balance will be provided by the shareholders of Biovea Energie. Located in the town of Aboisso, 100 km east of Abidjan, Biovea will be the largest power plant in West Africa powered by agricultural waste and will meet the renewable electricity needs of the equivalent of 1.7 million people per year.

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