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Cameroon initiates talks with Actis for Eneo stake acquisition

Cameroon has announced the forthcoming opening of formal negotiations with Actis for the acquisition of the British investment fund's 51% stake in Energy...
Thursday 23 November 2023Energy

Eneo advances solar hybridization with 4 MWp mini solar plants

Eneo continues its efforts in hybridizing isolated thermal power plants (dedicated to specific localities) as part of an initiative started in 2018. The...
Thursday 23 November 2023Energy

Nachtigal dam: NHPC reassures the public concerning the cracks and water leakage reported

The recent findings from the Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (Arsel) mission, conducted on August 11, 2023, at the Nachtigal hydroelectric dam...
Tuesday 21 November 2023Energy

Nachtigal dam faces delays due to cracks and water infiltration

The delivery of the Nachtigal hydroelectric dam, under construction in the Central Region of Cameroon with a planned commercial operation in September...
Wednesday 15 November 2023Energy

Cameroon govt pays CFA5.7bn to appease Globeleq

The Cameroonian government has paid CFA 5.7 billion to the British independent power producer, Globeleq, urging the company to resume operations at its...
Tuesday 7 November 2023Energy

Cameron partners with Solar Alliance to create research center

Cameroon's minister of water and energy (Minee), Gaston Eloundou Essomba, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the International...
Tuesday 7 November 2023Energy

Boko Haram cost Cameroon billions of CFA francs in transit fees for Nigerien oil

On November 1, 2023, Niger's transitional Prime Minister, Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine, presided over the inauguration ceremony for a 2,000 km pipeline...
Saturday 4 November 2023Energy

Sonara holds 83.2% of public enterprises' external debt as of September 2023

Four public enterprises held a combined debt of CFA511 billion with external creditors as of September 30, 2023, according to figures reported by the...
Tuesday 31 October 2023Energy

Cameroon plans to import 60,000 tons of domestic gas in H1 2024

For the first half of 2024, Cameroon plans to import 60,000 tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), commonly known as domestic gas, to ensure household...
Thursday 26 October 2023Energy

Smart meter deployment reduces electricity bill disputes by 54% in just two years

The use of prepaid meters has helped reduce billing-related complaints by 54% from 2020 to 2022, according to Cameroon’s national electricity company....
Tuesday 24 October 2023Energy

Eneo reports CFA75 billion losses in 5 years in NoSo regions

Cameroon’s power company Eneo just released its 2022 annual report, outlining the damages it has suffered in 5 years in the North-West and South-West...
Friday 13 October 2023Energy

Cameroon selects bidder for new mini-station construction project

The Cameroonian government has awarded the contract for building five new mini-hydroelectric power stations in the country. In a letter sent on September...
Monday 2 October 2023Energy

Cemac: Cameroon led LNG sales to France in H1 2023

France spent a total of €966 million (about CFA 633.6 billion) on purchasing goods from Cemac countries during the first six months of 2023,...
Monday 2 October 2023Energy

Cameroon’s Sonara completes debt restructuring with Swiss trader Trafigura

Cameroon’s national refinery- Sonara signed last September 29 a deal with Trafigura PTE LTD to restructure CFA14 billion owed to the Swiss trader. Per...
Tuesday 26 September 2023Energy

Cameroon, EDF create joint-venture to pilot the Kikot dam project

Cameroon is holding today the constituent general meeting of Kikot Hydro Power Company (KHPC), the joint-venture created in collaboration with its project...
Monday 25 September 2023Energy

Cameroon plans to boost solar capacity to 250MW by 2030

With an installed capacity of 30.6 MW, Cameroon has joined South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Senegal, Namibia, Tunisia, and Uganda on the list of...
Monday 18 September 2023Energy

Cameroon to finally launch the long-awaited 30MW solar project in the Northern regions

Cameroon is finally launching its long-awaited solar power plant project in the northern regions. Announced in 2021, the initiative will be effective this...
Wednesday 13 September 2023Energy

Eneo's Prepaid Meter Sales Surge in H1 2023

Cameroon’s power utility Eneo reported a surge in the sales of prepaid meters over the first half of 2023. In its latest quarterly newsletter for...
Monday 11 September 2023Energy

Electricity: World Bank initiative eases 78,000 new connections in H1 2023

The first half of 2023 saw a fresh air in the electricity sector. In just six months, the public electricity utility completed 78,000 new connections to...
Wednesday 30 August 2023Energy

Industrial gas: Minister Atangana refers GDC’s price hiking decision to President Paul Biya

Given gas supplier Gaz du Cameroun’s (GDC) determination to apply a 20% hike on its industrial gas price despite the government’s order, Minister of Trade...
Wednesday 23 August 2023Energy

Industrial gas: GDC announces supply cut for industrial clients opposed to 20% price hike

Gas supplier Gaz du Cameroun (GDC) is still defying official orders to suspend its price-hiking decision. Indeed, after a meeting held on July 13, 2023,...
Friday 18 August 2023Energy

Cotco: Cameroon’s shares rise to 25.17% with Chad transferring additional 20%

Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (Cotco) has a new shareholder structure. SHT Overseas Petroleum (SOP), Tchad Petroleum Company (TPC), the Republic of...
Monday 7 August 2023Energy

CEMAC: oil and gas lowered export commodity prices in Q2’2023 (BEAC)

The price of commodities exported by CEMAC countries fell by 1.7% in Q2’2023, according to the composite commodity index recently published by the central...
Friday 28 July 2023Energy

Extractive industries: production costs fell 8.6%YoY in Q1-2023, after sharp rises in 2022

Production costs fell by 8.6% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2023 in Cameroon’s extractive industries, according to the Industrial Producer Price...
Tuesday 25 July 2023Energy

Chad pipeline: Cameroon collected CFAF27.1bln in transit duties in H1-2023

The Chad-Cameroon pipeline generated CFAF27.1 billion in transit duties for Cameroon in the first half of 2023, figures from the General Directorate of...
Friday 21 July 2023Energy

Yaoundé: Eneo announces 48-hour power outage with works planned on transmission network

In Yaoundé, several neighborhoods will be without electricity from Friday, July 21, 2023, at 11:30 pm, to Sunday, July 23, 2023, at 11:55 pm. According to...
Friday 21 July 2023Energy

Industrial gas prices: GDC maintains price increase despite ministerial order

Gas supplier Gaz du Cameroun (GDC) sent, Monday (July 17), its June 2023 invoice to the industrial companies it supplies in Douala. The invoices show a...
Wednesday 19 July 2023Energy

Cameroon validates CFAF400bln plan to electrify 1 million households and improve industrial supply

Cameroon recently validated an emergency recovery plan for the electricity sector, Minister of Water and Energy Gaston Eloundou Essomba announced on July...
Tuesday 18 July 2023Energy

Nachtigal dam: Minister Essomba announces final commissioning for September 2024

Earlier today, July 18, the reservoir of the 420MW Nachtigal dam was impounded. During a press briefing on the sidelines of the event, Minister of Water...
Tuesday 18 July 2023Energy

Industrial gas: Cameroon suspends GDC’s 20% price-hiking plan

The 20% increase in industrial gas prices decided by Gaz du Cameroun (GDC) has been suspended. The suspension was announced by Minister of Commerce Luc...
Wednesday 12 July 2023Energy

Fuel subsidies: Expenditures were underestimated by CFAF200bln+ in 2022 (IMF)

Cameroon’s expenditures on fuel subsidies were underestimated in 2022, the IMF reveals in its country report published, on July 10, 2023, on the country....

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