Compagnie Ivoirienne d'Electricité (CIE) is a flagship company in the Ivorian energy sector, responsible for the supply of electricity in Côte d'Ivoire since 1990. Its activities are governed by a concession agreement signed with the State of Côte d'Ivoire that was renewed in October 2005 for another 15 years. This agreement entrusts CIE with the operation of generation facilities owned by the State, transmission and distribution, marketing, import and export of electricity throughout the country and in the sub-region. CIE is a private company, subsidiary of Eranove group.
Currently, CIE operates a total installed electricity generation capacity of 704 MW. This includes six hydroelectric plants, with installed capacity of 604 MW and a thermal plant of 100 MW at the Vridi generating station.