Sagemcom, a leader in turnkey/EPC (Engineering Procurement and Construction) projects for rural electrification since 2017 has submited a study which examined the feasibility of bringing electricity to 142 villages in Madagascar.
Carried out for the benefit of the Agency for the Rural Electrification Development, (ADER), the study also analyzed the hydroline potential of 15 Malagasy villages.
The project was facilitated thanks to a generous contribution of Private Sector Study and Assistance Funding (FASEP) by the French Directorate General for the Treasury.
Villages were selected following a study conducted in collaboration with the Agency for the Rural Electrification Development, (ADER), between September 2018 and May 2019. Support from the HACSE design office, the socio-economic study of the Energies for the World Foundation (Fondem) and Guinard Energies for hydrokinetic river studies has been instrumental to the results of this study.
Sagemcom’s longstanding expertise in the rural electrification value chain and its proven footprint in Madagascar for over 20 years have also been valuable assets in this project.
A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the broadband (set-top boxes, Multi-Gigabit gateways), smart city and Internet of Things (founding member of LoRa Alliance) markets.
With a revenue of 2.05 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 4,000 people on five continents. Sagemcom aims to stay a world leader in communicating terminals with high added value.