ALG is about to express interest for the assignment below:
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is an investor and advisor supporting sustainable economic growth in developing countries by making private sector investments, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. IFC is working to promote innovative solutions to todays toughest challenges in infrastructurefrom helping viable projects get started to offering new models of financing to support them. We call this approach working upstream ahead of where multilateral development banks and commercial financiers typically get involved in the project cycle.
As part of its renewable upstream program in the West and Central African Region, the IFC is seeking a consultant to support the definition of a storage IPPs (Independent Power Producers) roadmap for Burkina Faso to facilitate grid operation and integration of larger shares of intermittent renewable energies in the power system. Starting from the results of an on-going grid stability technical study, the consultant will be expected to define and propose a comprehensive investment program roadmap with addressing issues including but not limited to: regulations, technologies and costs, optimization of volumes and phasing based on an economic dispatch analysis, comparison of costs between public and private led models, PPP models and remuneration mechanisms, contractual arrangements, market sounding as well as financing requirements and blending opportunities.