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Cameroon: ENEO’s cashflow problems force energy rationing in the Northern regions again

On September 26, electric utility ENEO resumed with energy rationing in the three northern regions of Cameroon, an official release informs. According to...
Friday 24 September 2021Energy

Chollet dam (600MW): Project launch still delayed by fundraising problems in Congo (official note)

For four years now, the 600MW Chollet hydroelectricity project remain stagnant, according to a joint note published by the Cameroonian Ministry of Energy...
Wednesday 22 September 2021Energy

Cameroon to install two mini-hydropower plants in the West and the Litoral

On September 20, 2021, in Yaoundé, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) presented the preliminary design studies for a project...
Monday 13 September 2021Energy

Cameroon: National Hydrocarbons Corporation SNH announces investment in the renewable energy industry

In its recent periodical, the National Hydrocarbons Corporation SNH announced its ambition to exploit development opportunities in the renewable energy...
Tuesday 7 September 2021Energy

Mbakaou hydropower plant: AER announces possible completion in Nov 2021 instead of June

Up to now (September 2021), independent power producer IED Invest Cameroon has not delivered the 1.4MW Mbakaou powerplant it promised for June 2021 on...
Thursday 22 July 2021Energy

Cameroon: Golar, Perenco, and SNH to increase LNG production by 200k tons yearly in 2022

GNL Golar and its partners Perenco and the National Hydrocarbons corporation SNH announce that in 2022, they will increase floating LNG plant Hilli...
Wednesday 21 July 2021Energy

Italian firm Enerray obtains investment incentives for its 30MW solar plant project in Garoua

Last July 13, EB Solar, the Cameroonian partner of Italian firm Enerray, signed an agreement with the investment promotion agency API in the framework of...
Monday 12 July 2021Energy

Memve’ele dam: MINEE announces completion of 225kV Nyabizan-Yaoundé electricity transport line for Sep 2021

In Late June 2021, during a special plenary session of the national assembly, Minister of Water and Energy (MINEE) Gaston Eloundou Essomba provided an...
Wednesday 7 July 2021Energy

ENEO estimates state companies and institutions’ unpaid bills at over XAF207 bln as of end-May 2021

As of May 31, 2021, the State of Cameroon was the client with the largest share in electric utility ENE0’s debt portfolio estimated at over XAF207 billion...
Monday 5 July 2021Energy

Cameroon: 63.7% of local communities still have no access to electricity due to lack of funding, the MINEE says

As of the end of June 2021, 9,000 communities out of 13,104 still had no access to electricity. The data was presented by Minister of Water and Energy...
Friday 25 June 2021Energy

Clarke Energy and INNIO Jenbacher powering new Pasta factory in Cameroon

Clarke Energy and INNIO Jenbacher are delighted to announce the successful commissioning of a high-efficiency INNIO Jenbacher gas engine to power a new...
Monday 21 June 2021Energy

NHPC to build non-billable 4.5MW hydropower plant exclusively for surrounding communities in the framework of the Nachtigal Hydropower project

An additional 4.5MW hydropower plant will be built in the framework of the Nachtigal Hydropower project. The information was disclosed to some...
Friday 18 June 2021Energy

VOG raises over XAF4 bln for the development of the Matanda block

British oil firm Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG), the parent company of Gaz du Cameroun (GDC), announces that it recently raised $7.5 million...
Thursday 17 June 2021Energy

Cameroon eyes local green hydrogen production

On June 11, 2021, Minister of Economy Alamine Ousmane Mey and executives of the Australian firm Fortescue Future Industries Ltd signed a framework...
Thursday 10 June 2021Energy

Cameroon generated XAF121.6 bln of oil revenues in Jan-Apr 2021 (BEAC)

Cameroon generated XAF121.68 billion of net profit from the sales of crude oil between January and April 2021, according to the national oil and gas...
Wednesday 9 June 2021Energy

Cameroon to pre-fund the electricity connection of 6,000 households in the east

The State of Cameroon will pre-fund the electricity connection of 6,000 households in the Eastern region, Minister of Water and Energy (MINEE) Eloundou...
Tuesday 8 June 2021Energy

Cameroon generated XAF11.6 bln of transit duties on the Chad-Cameroon pipeline in Jan-Apr 2021 (PSMC)

Cameroon collected XAF11.6 billion as transit duties on the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline between January and April 2021, according to the Pipeline Steering...
Tuesday 8 June 2021Energy

Electric utility ENEO settles commercial dispute with Gaz du Cameroun with a XAF2.7 bln settlement

Last June 4, Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG) announced that its subsidiary Gaz du Cameroun received a XAF2.7 billion payment as settlement for the commercial...
Thursday 3 June 2021Energy

38% of new clients that entered ENEO’s portfolio are from the rural zones (official)

In Q1-2021, electric utility ENEO added 39,298 new clients to its portfolio, according to information the company published in its recent quarterly...
Monday 31 May 2021Energy

Cameroon: Towards the electrification of 105 villages in the North and Far North

On May 25, 2021, in Kong-Kong (Northern Cameroon), the Electricity Development Corporation (EDC)’s executives proceeded to the temporary acceptance of the...
Monday 31 May 2021Energy

Cameroon: Oil products’ transporter COTOC boosts offer with the acquisition of 10 new tank cars

Oil products transporter Continental Oil Transportation Operating Citernes (COTOC) and its partner Ikram Logistics recently welcomed ten (10) tank cars...
Thursday 27 May 2021Energy

Cameroon seeks contractor for the assessment of the mid-term socio-economic impact of the Lom Pangar hydroelectric project

The Cameroonian Ministry of Economy currently seeks a consulting firm or a consortium for the assessment of the mid-term socio-economic impact of the Lom...
Wednesday 26 May 2021Energy

New AfDB’s regional director for Central Africa Serge Nguessan establishes contact with Cameroonian authorities

Last May 24, 2021, Serge Nguessan, AfDB’s regional director in Central Africa, officially presented his introductory letter to Cameroon’s Minister of...
Tuesday 25 May 2021Energy

National oil deposit plant SCDP to build a 2nd gas filling plant in the Eastern region

From May 17 to 22, 2021, the Cameroonian Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection organized public hearings in Ndoumbi 1, in the Eastern region, in...
Tuesday 11 May 2021Energy

Cameroon: ENEO ordered to reduce daytime energy rationings from 5 to 2 hours

On May 10, the Minister of Water and Energy (MINEE) Gaston Eloundou Essomba sent a letter to ENEO’s CEO Eric Mansuy instructing the electric utility to...
Monday 10 May 2021Energy

Watchdog ARSEL praises ENEO’s adjustments of its energy fraud management process

Electricity watchdog ARSEL has praised electric utility ENEO for the various adjustments it made after the April 13, 2021, warnings, sources close to the...
Thursday 6 May 2021Energy

Tradex seeks a partner for the supply of 56,000 gas cylinders

The state-owned oil operator Tradex recently issued an international call for tenders for the supply, within five months, of 56,000 12.5 kg gas...
Thursday 6 May 2021Energy

Cameroon to install solar plants of 30MW energy generation capacity in the Northern regions this year

Cameroon and electric utility ENEO are currently fine-tuning a project to install mobile and modular emergency solar power plants. This was revealed, on...
Thursday 6 May 2021Energy

Cameroon presents its 2020-2030 electricity development strategy to Korean investors

On May 5, 2021, the 10th edition of the Cameroon-South Korea Economic and Energy Forum was held in Yaoundé. According to Jongham Kim, South Korea’s...
Wednesday 5 May 2021Energy

China Gezhouba Group commissioned to build the 600MW Chollet hydroelectric dam

Chinese construction and engineering company China Gezhouba Group has been commissioned to carry out the studies, construction of the 600MW Chollet...
Tuesday 4 May 2021Energy

ALUCAM still owes close to XAF20 billion to ENEO despite the government’s assumption of a previous XAF34 bln debt

While ALUCAM’s overall debt to ENEO is currently over XAF50 billion, the April 16, 2021, agreement consecrating the government of Cameroon’s assumption of...

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