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Cameroon-Congo: Preliminary studies on 600MW Chollet dam announced for Q1-2021

The preliminary studies for the construction of the Chollet hydroelectricity dam are scheduled for Q1-2021. This is part of the information obtained from...
Thursday 8 October 2020Energy

The first pylon of Nachtigal dam’s transmission line has been completed, NHPC informs

The first pylon of the transmission line that will transfer energy from the Nachtigal dam (420 MW) has been completed, according to a recent announcement...
Tuesday 6 October 2020Energy

Cameroon: French citizen Patrick Bellet becomes the new NHPC chief operating officer

French citizen Patrick Bellet (photo) is, since October 1, 2020, the new chief operating officer (COO) of Nachtigal Hydro-Power Company (NHPC), the...
Monday 5 October 2020Energy

Cameroon: UpOwa obtains over XAF1.9 bln credit facility to boost solar energy offer

EDFI ElectriFI (an impact investment facility initiated by European Development Finance Institutions and funded by the European Union) recently signed...
Friday 25 September 2020Energy

Cameroon: Andritz Hydro offers to supply equipment for Nachtigal and Lom Pangar projects

The German company Andritz Hydro is offering to supply equipment for the Nachtigal (420 MW) and Lom Pangar projects, Cameroon’s Ministry of Economy...
Tuesday 22 September 2020Energy

Cameroon becomes one of Turkey’s four African gas suppliers

Thanks to Hilli Episeyo (the floating natural gas liquefaction plant commissioned off the coast of Kribi in 2018), Cameroon has become one of the four...
Thursday 17 September 2020Energy

Eneo announces three days of electricity disruption in Yaoundé

From September 18 to 20, some Yaoundé neighborhoods will experience outages from 6 a.m to 2 p.m. According to electric utility ENEO, these planned outages...
Tuesday 8 September 2020Energy

Cameroon: 34,098 new households connected to the power grid in H1-2020, down 23% YoY (ENEO)

Electric utility ENEO informs that in the first six months of 2020, it connected 34,098 Cameroonian households to the power grid. This figure is down by...
Tuesday 8 September 2020Energy

Cameroon: EDC obtains water concession for energy generation

On September 7, 2020, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, Cameroon’s  Minister of Water and Energy (MINEE) signed a water concession agreement with state-owned...
Friday 4 September 2020Energy

Eneo manufactured 6,500 concrete poles in collaboration with local SMEs in H1-2020

Between January and June 2020, half a dozen local companies contracted by Eneo Cameroon manufactured 6,500 concrete poles. These companies include SCCP...
Tuesday 1 September 2020Energy

Memve’élé dam: Nsimalen residents oppose the construction of pylons in Nkolzock

Nsimalen residents recently opposed the construction of pylons in Nkolzock, in the framework of the project aimed at building transmission lines between...
Thursday 27 August 2020Energy

ENEO seeks contractors for its commercial operations

Eneo, the concessionaire of energy distribution in Cameroon, recently issued two calls for tender to select potential partners for its commercial...
Monday 24 August 2020Energy

Cameroon produced 225,918.84 m3 of LNG at end-June 2020 (SNH)

Cameroon produced 225,918.84 m3 (0.102 tons) of liquefied natural gas in June 2020, according to the National Hydrocarbons Corporation (SNH). Also,...
Monday 13 July 2020Energy

Cameroon: Government lowers tension in the energy sector with the payment of CFAF45.7 bln to ENEO

"The sector has been struggling over the past two years. But since the end of 2019, the government has decided to grasp the nettle and start resolving the...
Wednesday 8 July 2020Energy

Gaz du Cameroun SA terminates gas supply contract with Eneo over CFAF9.3 bln debt and threatens to pursue legal actions

In a note published on July 3, Victoria Oil & Gas Plc (VOG), owner of Gaz du Cameroun SA (GDC), announced the termination of its gas supply contract...
Tuesday 7 July 2020Energy

NHPC is getting ready for the construction of the final structures at the Nachtigal hydropower (420 MW) dam

Nachtigal Hydro-Power Company (NHPC), the company in charge of the implementation of the Nachtigal hydropower project (420 MW) located 65 km north-east of...
Friday 3 July 2020Energy

Energy: Minee announces works to boost the production of Memvé'élé hydroelectric power station (211 MW)

From July 4 to 6, 2020, the turbines at the Memvé'élé hydroelectric power station, which currently only delivers about 80 MW out of an installed capacity...
Wednesday 1 July 2020Energy

The AfDB praises the impacts of the planned extension of the Kribi gas-fired power plant

In a note published on June 26, the African Development Bank (AfDB) praised the impacts of the planned extension of the Kribi gas-fired power plant (from...
Tuesday 30 June 2020Energy

Cameroonian startup Ndoto Sarl develops a smart meter that helps reduce fraud

Douala-based startup Ndoto Sarl announces that it has just completed the development of a smart electricity meter, after 5 years of research. According to...
Tuesday 23 June 2020Energy

ENEO to take delivery of a 125Kwp solar plant in Lomié

In the coming weeks, Cameroonian electricity distribution company Eneo is expected to take delivery of a solar power plant with a production capacity of...
Tuesday 23 June 2020Energy

Cameroon: Thermal energy production fell by 32.6% YoY in Q1-2020 (ENEO)

In its quarterly information note, the Cameroonian electricity company Eneo announced a 32.6% drop in the production of thermal power stations in the...
Monday 22 June 2020Energy

Cameroon: Funding stage completed for Cameroon-Chad Power Interconnection Project

On June 16, 2020, the World Bank’s board of directors approved a US$385 million concessional loan agreement for the implementation of the Cameroon-Chad...
Monday 15 June 2020Energy

Cameroon obtains CFAF88 bln loan from the World Bank to boost electricity access in 417 rural communities

The electricity access rate should soon improve in six regions in Cameroon (the Far North, North, Adamaoua, North-West, South-West and East). On June 12,...
Friday 15 May 2020Energy

Spanish company Elecnor wins XAF15 bln contract for the construction of a high voltage substation in Nyom II

Spanish company Elecnor has been awarded a XAF14.9 billion for the design, supply, and installation of the 225/90/15kV high voltage substation in Nyom II,...
Friday 8 May 2020Energy

Cameroon seeks new partner for the construction of 350MW Limbe thermal plant

On May 7, the Cameroonian Minister of Energy and Water, Gaston Eloundou Essomba (photo), launched a call for expression of interest to pre-qualify...
Tuesday 5 May 2020Energy

Eneo announces “very encouraging” Q1-2020 operating results

"Our operating results for the first quarter are very encouraging. Let's continue our efforts.” This is one of the main messages addressed to the...
Thursday 30 April 2020Energy

Cameroon seeks project management companies for the construction of two transmission lines on the RIS

The Minister of Water and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, recently signed an invitation to tender (ITT) to prequalify engineering and design offices that...
Monday 27 April 2020Energy

Cameroon authorizes electricity transmission company Sonatrel to open subsidiaries

Paul Biya, the President of the Republic of Cameroon, signed a decree on April 23, 2020, approving the statutes of the National Electricity Transmission...
Wednesday 22 April 2020Energy

Construction works for Cameroon-Nigeria electricity interconnection from the Nachtigal dam to begin soon

Cameroon plans to launch electricity interconnection with Nigeria, from the Nachtigal hydroelectric plant (420 MW), located 65 km Northeast of Yaoundé,...
Tuesday 21 April 2020Energy

Eneo fulfills its promise to install 20,000 prepaid meters this year

Electricity company Eneo Cameroon informs that, as announced earlier this year, it has installed 20,000 prepaid meters in Cameroonian households to date....
Friday 10 April 2020Energy

Eneo will save XAF7.8 bln in production costs over 20 years of operation on the Mbakaou small hydropower plant (AER)

Thanks to the Mbakaou small hydropower plant (1.4 MW extensible to 2.8MW), energy utility company Eneo could save XAF7.8 billion in production costs over...

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