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SCDP to increase domestic gas storage by 25%, aiming to curtail supply shortages

Yesterday, the CEO of the Cameroonian Oil Depot Corporation (SCDP), Véronique Manzoua Moampea Mbio, initiated the first welding of a new 1,000 metric-ton...
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Wednesday 3 April 2024Energy

Full activation of Cameroon's Nachtigal dam postponed to December 2024

The complete commissioning of the Nachtigal Dam, expected to supply all 420 MW of electricity anticipated from this energy infrastructure, will no longer...
tradex-launches-international-tender-for-butane-gas-cylinders-to-meet-surging-demand-in-cameroon
Thursday 21 March 2024Energy

Tradex launches international tender for butane gas cylinders to meet surging demand in Cameroon

Trading and Exploitation Company (Tradex), specializing in the marketing of petroleum products, has recently initiated an international tender process to...
cameroon-suspended-from-the-extractive-industries-transparency-initiative
Saturday 2 March 2024Energy

Cameroon suspended from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) announced on March 1, 2024, that Cameroon has been suspended from its program "until its next...
cameroon-s-minister-of-energy-asks-for-patience-over-power-cuts-until-march-2024
Friday 23 February 2024Energy

Cameroon’s Minister of Energy asks for patience over power cuts until March 2024

For over two months, households and businesses across seven of Cameroon's ten regions connected to the Southern Interconnected Grid (RIS) have been...
cameroon-s-lng-earnings-soar-by-148-8-in-2022-ins
Friday 23 February 2024Energy

Cameroon's LNG earnings soar by 148.8% in 2022 (INS)

Cameroon experienced a "spectacular" surge in revenues from liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports in 2022, data from the national stats agency INS showed....
eneo-seeks-cfa18bn-from-govt-to-tackle-power-cuts
Wednesday 21 February 2024Energy

Eneo Seeks CFA18bn from govt to tackle power cuts

Cameroon’s power company Eneo says it needs CFA18 billion from the government to prevent power outages across the country. Following a directive from the...
cameroon-implements-new-electricity-price-hike-to-achieve-financial-balance
Wednesday 7 February 2024Energy

Cameroon implements new electricity price hike to achieve financial balance

As of January 1, 2024, Cameroon has witnessed a new surge in electricity prices, primarily impacting medium-voltage customers, labeled as "industrial...
nachtigal-dam-finally-expected-to-deliver-its-first-60mw-next-february-24
Thursday 1 February 2024Energy

Nachtigal Dam finally expected to deliver its first 60MW next February 24

Initially planned for December 2023, the release of the first 60 megawatts (MW) from the Nachtigal Dam in Cameroon, a 420 MW energy project under...
indian-firms-secure-contract-for-cameroon-chad-electrical-interconnection-project
Thursday 21 December 2023Energy

Indian firms secure contract for Cameroon-Chad Electrical Interconnection Project

Indian firms Kalpataru Projets International Limited and Transrail Lighting Limited secured three lots of the Cameroon-Chad electrical interconnection...
cameroon-s-sonara-secures-cfa20bn-debt-deal-with-mercuria-energy-trading
Tuesday 19 December 2023Energy

Cameroon's Sonara secures CFA20bn debt deal with Mercuria Energy Trading

Cameroon’s national refining company Sonara has reached a debt restructuring agreement with Swiss trader Mercuria Energy Trading. The agreement, signed on...
eneo-s-debt-standoff-threatens-prolonged-blackouts-adding-uncertainty-to-cameroon-s-power-supply
Monday 18 December 2023Energy

Eneo's debt standoff threatens prolonged blackouts, adding uncertainty to Cameroon’s power supply

As of September 2023, Eneo reveals receivables from the public sector, including the government and other public entities, totaling CFA234.5 billion,...
cameroon-shifts-fuel-import-strategy-major-marketers-gain-ground-sonara-takes-back-seat
Monday 18 December 2023Energy

Cameroon shifts fuel import strategy: Major marketers gain ground, Sonara takes back seat

Cameroon is getting ready to change its strategy for supplying the domestic fuel market in the coming days. The Secretary-General of the Presidency...
scatec-secures-100mln-ifc-financing-for-new-solar-projects-in-cameroon
Friday 15 December 2023Energy

Scatec secures $100mln IFC financing for new solar projects in Cameroon

Norwegian company Scatec, which built the Maroua and Guider solar plants in northern Cameroon, has secured financing of just over CFA60 billion ($100...
eneo-laucnhes-nationwide-campaign-to-upgrade-prepaid-meters
Monday 11 December 2023Energy

Eneo laucnhes nationwide campaign to upgrade prepaid meters

Cameroon’s power utility Eneo announced a campaign to update 350,000 prepaid meters across the country. The company said it wants to transition the...
cameroon-initiates-talks-with-actis-for-eneo-stake-acquisition
Thursday 23 November 2023Energy

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...
eneo-advances-solar-hybridization-with-4-mwp-mini-solar-plants
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...
nachtigal-dam-nhpc-reassures-the-public-concerning-the-cracks-and-water-leakage-reported
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...
nachtigal-dam-faces-delays-due-to-cracks-and-water-infiltration
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...
cameroon-govt-pays-cfa5-7bn-to-appease-globeleq
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...
cameron-partners-with-solar-alliance-to-create-research-center
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...
boko-haram-cost-cameroon-billions-of-cfa-francs-in-transit-fees-for-nigerien-oil
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...
sonara-holds-83-2-of-public-enterprises-external-debt-as-of-september-2023
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...
cameroon-plans-to-import-60-000-tons-of-domestic-gas-in-h1-2024
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...
smart-meter-deployment-reduces-electricity-bill-disputes-by-54-in-just-two-years
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....
eneo-reports-cfa75-billion-losses-in-5-years-in-noso-regions
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...
cameroon-selects-bidder-for-new-mini-station-construction-project
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...
cemac-cameroon-led-lng-sales-to-france-in-h1-2023
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,...
cameroon-s-sonara-completes-debt-restructuring-with-swiss-trader-trafigura
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...
cameroon-edf-create-joint-venture-to-pilot-the-kikot-dam-project
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...
cameroon-plans-to-boost-solar-capacity-to-250mw-by-2030
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...


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