Richard Mugni, partner and francophone Africa expert at Baker McKenzie, spoke to Interfax Natural Gas Daily about Ivory Coast’s plans to liberalise its power sector.
Interfax Natural Gas Daily: Within the liberalisation plans, why has state-owned power company Compagnie Ivoirienne d’Électricité (CIE) agreed to retain a role in distribution?
Richard Mugni: Distribution is where the challenge is. Having [responsibility over] transmission under the regulator at the same time will enable the government to attract funding and share risk between investors. Traditionally, if an investor is ready to...
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