Yaoundé - 22 October 2019 -



Cameroon: Secondary education ministry sensitizes the youth on environmental problems, via distribution of biogas production kit

On October 23, Homebiogas, an Israelian renewable energies company, will hand a biogas production kit to Nkol-Eton College in Yaoundé, Cameroon, the...
Tuesday 15 October 2019Energy

SCDP to raise its gasoline storage capacity by 20,000 m3

Cameroonian oil products’ keeper Société Camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers (SCDP) just launched an international call for expression of interest to...
Friday 4 October 2019Energy

Construction of 75 MW Bini dam has not started yet despite the energy minister’s previous assurance

The minister of water and energy’s visit, in February 2019, to the Bini 75 MW dam’s construction site, in Adamaoua, changed nothing about the static...
Thursday 3 October 2019Energy

Cameroon to facilitate access to solar energy for 1,000 Northern households with the UN and India’s support

Via the ministry of water and energy, Cameroon signed on Septemeber, 26, 2019, a partnership agreement with UNESCO’s regional bureau. This partnership was...
Thursday 15 August 2019Energy

Cameroon: Yaoundé residents affected by fire at an energy distribution station

Most Yaoundé residents are currently in the dark because of frequent power outages. ENEO, the institution in charge of energy distribution in Cameroon,...
Monday 15 July 2019Energy

Cameroon : Sinohydro to carry out technical studies of 20MW Lagdo solar power plant

Cameroon has tasked Chinese firm Sinohydro with studies for the designing, financing, development and maintenance of a 20MW solar plant in Lagdo, in the...
Thursday 11 July 2019Energy

Cameroon: Eneo plans targeted cut of energy provision to public institutions because of “close to XAF100 billion” debt

The cash-flow problems Eneo, public energy distribution group in Cameroon, is going through seem for a while now to have worsened in H1, 2019. In an...
Wednesday 10 July 2019Energy

NHPC advised to outsource some of Nachtigal dam’s construction works to local SMEs

Cameroonian minister of water and energy Gaston Eloundou Essomba recently visited the site of Nachtigal dam.   During his visit, he advised the...
Tuesday 9 July 2019Energy

Orange Cameroon launches energy distribution offer with solar kits

Orange Cameroon just launched its energy distribution offer via solar kits, internal sources reveal. Baptized Orange Énergie, this offer also includes...
Wednesday 3 July 2019Energy

Cameroonian Georges Bassalang Bolemen appointed Tradex Equatorial Guinea’s managing director

Cameroon’s native Georges Bassalang Bolemen has been appointed as the managing director of Tradex Equatorial Guinea. This is revealed by the Cameroonian...
Tuesday 2 July 2019Energy

Cameroon: GDS Orion Solar to invest XAF15 billion in Ngaoundéré solar plant (20MW)

GDS Orion Solar plans to invest XAF15 billion in the construction of its 20MW solar plant in Ngaoundéré, Cameroon. This information was revealed on June...
Thursday 27 June 2019Energy

Cameroon: Government’s domestic gas subsidies up from XAF32 bln to XAF35 bln in 2018 (CSPH)

In Cameroon, the oil products’ price stabilization institution CSPH provided XAF35 billion to subsidize domestic gas during the 2018 fiscal year....
Thursday 27 June 2019Energy

Cameroon : SNH supplies clean and cheap energy to 41 companies using GDC’s distribution network

Société nationale des hydrocarbures (SNH), Cameroon’s company that negotiates oil and gas contracts, informs that on June 1, 2019, 41 companies were...
Tuesday 25 June 2019Energy

Cameroon: The construction of Mbakaou mini hydropower plant launched by a private producer

On June 20, 2019, the foundation stone of the Mbakaou mini hydropower plant was laid in Adamaoua. The project carried out by an independent producer IED...
Wednesday 19 June 2019Energy

Cameroonian Monique Ntumngia receives the WWF Africa Youth Award 2019

On June 14, 2019, 29-year old Cameroonian Monique Ntumngia was awarded the WWF Africa Youth Award 2019 in Mombassa, Kenya. This is the second time...
Monday 17 June 2019Energy

EDC receives 170 MW of guaranteed hydraulic power every year thanks to Lom Pangar dam

Since 2015 when Lom Pangar dam was filled, Songloulou and Edéa power plants have had a guaranteed hydraulic power of 170 MW every year. This was...
Monday 3 June 2019Energy

Cameroon’s oil refinery burned down, government says it is "an accident"

An explosion caused fire in the national oil refinery (Sonara)’s unit located at Limbe, Southwest region, on May 31, burning down part of the company’s...
Monday 15 April 2019Energy

KGAL New Frontiers acquires stake in SunErgy, a Norwegian company aiming for the Cameroonian market  

Private Equity Fund KGAL New Frontiers, founded in 2018 by German KGAL, acquired 22% stake in SunErgy, a Norwegian company specialized in off-grid power...
Thursday 14 March 2019Energy

Eneo kicks off Distribution Grid Reinforcement in Yaoundé

Power cuts have recently become recurrent, at daytime, in many districts of Yaoundé, the Cameroonian capital. This is the consequence of reinforcement...
Thursday 7 March 2019Energy

Cameroon: London-based YF Finance raises shares in Victoria Oil and Gas

London-based investment firm YF Finance pumps an additional £5.85 million ($7.7 million) in the equity of AIM-quoted Victoria Oil and Gas (VOG), the...
Monday 24 December 2018Energy

Cameroon: Victoria Oil and Gas resumes deal with Eneo

Natural gas producer Victoria Oil and Gas (VOG) announced the resumption of natural gas delivery, since December 22, to Cameroon’s power utility Eneo,...
Monday 24 December 2018Energy

Victoria Oil and Gas shares rise on LSE, on new deal with Eneo

The share of Victoria Oil and Gas (VOG), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the...
Tuesday 27 November 2018Energy

Cameroon: Average rate of fuel pollution in 2018 reduced to 1.97% compared with 3% in 2017 (Minee)

Presenting his ministry’s activities before the parliament on November 25, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, the minister of water and energy (Minee), reported...
Friday 5 October 2018Energy

Cameroon: National brewer SABC sets a solar plant in Akonolinga to power its distribution center

The distribution center of Société Anonyme des Brasseries du Cameroun (SABC) in Akonolinga, Central region, now operates with solar energy since September...
Thursday 15 March 2018Energy

Cameroon: Switzerland sets a CFA3.4 billion fund to promote renewable energy projects

Switzerland disburses CFA3.4 billion to promote renewable energy projects in Cameroon. This was revealed on March 14, 2018, during the first meeting of...
Monday 11 December 2017Energy

South Korea delivers a renewable energies development's master plan to Cameroon

Designed since 2013 by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the master plan for the development of renewable energies was officially delivered...
Tuesday 28 November 2017Energy

Cameroon: CFA10 billion to fund SMEs specialized in renewable energies

The French development bank (Agence française de développement -AFD) and SCB Cameroon, subsidiary of the Moroccan banking group Attijariwafa Bank, just...
Saturday 18 November 2017Energy

Cameroon: ENEO demands about CFA100 billion from the government

Good sources revealed that Cameroon owes Energy of Cameroon (ENEO), the country’s power utility, around CFA100 billion. This debt comprises the bill for...
Wednesday 18 October 2017Energy

Cameroon: 440, 000 gas cylinders imported to replenish a reserve of more than 70% defective cylinders

According to the organization of Cameroon’s petroleum professionals (Gpp), gas marketers have imported 440,000 new gas cylinders since January 2017....
Thursday 24 August 2017Energy

Cameroonian Monique Ntumngia wins prize for promoting renewable energy organised in Rwanda

Young Cameroonian lawyer aged 27, Monique Ntumngia has just won the first prize in the competition "Green Girls Monafrick Energy", organised on 17 August...
Saturday 10 June 2017Energy

By 2019, Cameroonian electricity company Eneo will install 35 MW of solar power in the three northern regions

Eneo, the company holding the concession in the public electricity sector in Cameroon, is getting ready to launch a call for expression of interest for...

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