TATA Projects secures orders worth $323 million in Africa

TATA Projects Limited has bagged orders totalling $323 million for transmission and distribution projects across Africa.

In the East Africa region, the company has been awarded a $79 million African Development Bank (AfDB) funded project for 280km 400kV D/C overhead transmission line from Nyakanazi to Kigoma in Tanzania. In the West Africa region, it has been awarded contracts worth around $244 million, having mix of transmission line, sub-station and distribution projects. Further, TATA Projects has also signed a $106 million contract for a distribution project in Mali being funded by World Bank under the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Electricity Access Program. Additionally, it also secured a sub-station extension order from Energiy Du Mali (EDM), Mali. TATA Projects has also secured around 500 km of 330 kV overhead transmission line projects in Burkina Faso and Niger, having approximate worth of $110 million, funded by World Bank and AfDB. It has also forayed into the Central African nation of Cameroon with a transmission line project worth $21 million, being funded by World Bank.