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Cameroon: 44,000 homes to be provided with electricity thanks to performance contracts with Lagdo

In the framework of the performance contracts between the government and municipalities, since 2012 in Cameroon, Lagdo recently received a funding of XAF5...
Thursday 26 March 2020Energy

ENEO: Optimized production and supply-demand plan reduces 2020 fuel spending by XAF8.6 bln

In Cameroon, the Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (ARSEL) informs that in collaboration with electricity company Eneo, it has optimized the production...
Wednesday 18 March 2020Energy

Cameroon : Waste management companies go into electricity production

Multinational waste management company Hysacam (Hysacam), reports that it has started three electricity generation projects that have no equivalent in...
Wednesday 4 March 2020Energy

Etinde gas project : Technip FMC becomes prime contractor for development

British oil and gas operator Bowleven announced, on March 4, 2020, the arrival of Technip FMC on the Etinde field (on which it is 25% co-owner of the...
Thursday 13 February 2020Energy

Cameroon promises payment of XAF45 bln to ENEO to reduce crisis in the energy sector

More information on the outcome of negotiations conducted for several months between Cameroon, Eneo, and its suppliers on the liquidity crisis affecting...
Wednesday 12 February 2020Energy

Cameroon : Part of a thermal power plant consumed by fire in Banyo

On February 9, the 1.7 MW thermal power plant which supplies electricity to residents of Banyo and its surroundings in the Adamaoua region was consumed by...
Thursday 6 February 2020Energy

Memve’élé dam : Energy evacuation components to be delivered by Aug 2020

Chinese company Sinohydro intends to deliver the energy evacuation components of Memve'élé dam (211 MW) - built in South Cameroon- in mid-2020, sources...
Wednesday 5 February 2020Energy

Etinde block : British VOG and New Age sign gas supply LoI

Bowleven, the British oil and gas operator, co-owner of 25% of the exploration license on the Etinde block in offshore Cameroon announced today February...
Friday 31 January 2020Energy

Cameroon : 28 MW of power installed on CHAN 2020 and AFCON 2021 hosting sites (ENEO)

Three months to the start of the African Nations Football Championship in Cameroon, Eneo, the concessionaire of the public electricity service in the...
Thursday 30 January 2020Energy

Cameroon: Deepening crisis at Platinum Power jeopardizes the construction of Makay hydroelectric plant (400 MW)

Today January 30, Mohammed Bouzoubaa and Omar Belmamoun respectively administrator and CEO of Platinum Power, an independent developer of energy projects...
Wednesday 29 January 2020Energy

ENEO : There could sometimes be “errors in some clients’ bills”

“We acknowledge that there could be errors in some clients’ bills, sometimes. We handle them on a case per case basis and continue to learn from them to...
Tuesday 28 January 2020Energy

Cameroon : Domestic gas consumption subsidy amounted to XAF17.9 bln in Jan-Sep 2019

Between January and September 2019, Cameroon disbursed XAF17.9 billion to subsidize domestic gas consumption, the Board of Directors of the hydrocarbon...
Wednesday 11 December 2019Energy

Cameroon : Due to security reasons, Eneo is unable to access forests in the Northwest to replace wooden poles

During his recent presentation before the National Assembly to defend the budget of his ministerial department, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, the Minister of...
Friday 6 December 2019Energy

Cameroon: 35% of gas stations are located in rural areas (Ministry of energy)

In Cameroon, 35% of the 835 gas stations in operation as of October 28, 2019 (for the 54 state-approved companies), are located in rural areas. This was...
Friday 29 November 2019Energy

Cameroon: Natural gas can contribute 20-30% of the energy mix , SNH says

“The SNH has demonstrated, since 2012, that gas can make a significant contribution to the development of the electricity sector in Cameroon by ensuring a...
Thursday 28 November 2019Energy

Cameroon inks XAF10 bln funding agreement with the EU for rural electrification

On November 26, 2019, in Yaoundé, the Cameroonian government, signed, via the Ministry of Economy, a €16.15 million (a little over XAF10 billion)...
Thursday 28 November 2019Energy

Cameroon: Public lighting takes over 55% of government’s electricity expenditures

The Cameroonian government, via the Ministry of Water and Energy, just launched a programme to monitor, control and optimize electricity bills in the...
Monday 25 November 2019Energy

EDF Pulse Africa 2019: Young Cameroonian engineer wins the prize “Prix coup de cœur” with off-grid power-generation solution

Young Cameroonian engineer Triomphant Tchulang who was representing his country at the final of the EDF Pulse Africa 2019 innovation competition,...
Monday 18 November 2019Energy

Belgian and Czech delegations announce their interest in Cameroon’s energy sector

On November 14, 2019, two Belgian and Czech delegations were received at Cameroon’s Ministry of Water and Energy. At the end of the two audiences granted...
Thursday 14 November 2019Energy

Cameroonian footballer Jean II Makoun partners with Upowa to promote solar energies

On 13 November 2019, Cameroonian footballer Jean II Makoun signed a partnership agreement with the Franco-Cameroonian company Upowa to promote renewable...
Monday 28 October 2019Energy

Cameroon: Independent power producers supply 26.6% of energy distributed in the country

At the end of 2018, in Cameroon, the overall installed power capacity was 1360 MW, according to utility company Eneo. 998 MW of that capacity was...
Thursday 24 October 2019Energy

Cameroon: 65,000 new electrical connections to be made by June 2020

In the first half of January 2020, Cameroon will launch a vast operation aimed at building 65,000 new electric connections in rural zones. According to...
Thursday 24 October 2019Energy

Eneo partners with Orange Money, Ecobank Cameroon and AfrikPay to bring its prepaid services closer to clients

To give its clients control over their consumption, Eneo, the Cameroonian utility company, launched a prepaid service. According to the company, the...
Tuesday 22 October 2019Energy

Cameroon: Over 300,000 users illegally connected to national power grid (ENEO)

In 2018, Cameroonian utility company Eneo successfully brought 18,700 formerly illegal users back into its client portfolio. This was in the framework of...
Monday 21 October 2019Energy

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...

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