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Cameroon: Government lowers tension in the energy sector with the payment of CFAF45.7 bln to ENEO

"The sector has been struggling over the past two years. But since the end of 2019, the government has decided to grasp the nettle and start resolving the...
Wednesday 8 July 2020Energy

Gaz du Cameroun SA terminates gas supply contract with Eneo over CFAF9.3 bln debt and threatens to pursue legal actions

In a note published on July 3, Victoria Oil & Gas Plc (VOG), owner of Gaz du Cameroun SA (GDC), announced the termination of its gas supply contract...
Tuesday 7 July 2020Energy

NHPC is getting ready for the construction of the final structures at the Nachtigal hydropower (420 MW) dam

Nachtigal Hydro-Power Company (NHPC), the company in charge of the implementation of the Nachtigal hydropower project (420 MW) located 65 km north-east of...
Friday 3 July 2020Energy

Energy: Minee announces works to boost the production of Memvé'élé hydroelectric power station (211 MW)

From July 4 to 6, 2020, the turbines at the Memvé'élé hydroelectric power station, which currently only delivers about 80 MW out of an installed capacity...
Wednesday 1 July 2020Energy

The AfDB praises the impacts of the planned extension of the Kribi gas-fired power plant

In a note published on June 26, the African Development Bank (AfDB) praised the impacts of the planned extension of the Kribi gas-fired power plant (from...
Tuesday 30 June 2020Energy

Cameroonian startup Ndoto Sarl develops a smart meter that helps reduce fraud

Douala-based startup Ndoto Sarl announces that it has just completed the development of a smart electricity meter, after 5 years of research. According to...
Tuesday 23 June 2020Energy

ENEO to take delivery of a 125Kwp solar plant in Lomié

In the coming weeks, Cameroonian electricity distribution company Eneo is expected to take delivery of a solar power plant with a production capacity of...
Tuesday 23 June 2020Energy

Cameroon: Thermal energy production fell by 32.6% YoY in Q1-2020 (ENEO)

In its quarterly information note, the Cameroonian electricity company Eneo announced a 32.6% drop in the production of thermal power stations in the...
Monday 22 June 2020Energy

Cameroon: Funding stage completed for Cameroon-Chad Power Interconnection Project

On June 16, 2020, the World Bank’s board of directors approved a US$385 million concessional loan agreement for the implementation of the Cameroon-Chad...
Monday 15 June 2020Energy

Cameroon obtains CFAF88 bln loan from the World Bank to boost electricity access in 417 rural communities

The electricity access rate should soon improve in six regions in Cameroon (the Far North, North, Adamaoua, North-West, South-West and East). On June 12,...
Friday 15 May 2020Energy

Spanish company Elecnor wins XAF15 bln contract for the construction of a high voltage substation in Nyom II

Spanish company Elecnor has been awarded a XAF14.9 billion for the design, supply, and installation of the 225/90/15kV high voltage substation in Nyom II,...
Friday 8 May 2020Energy

Cameroon seeks new partner for the construction of 350MW Limbe thermal plant

On May 7, the Cameroonian Minister of Energy and Water, Gaston Eloundou Essomba (photo), launched a call for expression of interest to pre-qualify...
Tuesday 5 May 2020Energy

Eneo announces “very encouraging” Q1-2020 operating results

"Our operating results for the first quarter are very encouraging. Let's continue our efforts.” This is one of the main messages addressed to the...
Thursday 30 April 2020Energy

Cameroon seeks project management companies for the construction of two transmission lines on the RIS

The Minister of Water and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, recently signed an invitation to tender (ITT) to prequalify engineering and design offices that...
Monday 27 April 2020Energy

Cameroon authorizes electricity transmission company Sonatrel to open subsidiaries

Paul Biya, the President of the Republic of Cameroon, signed a decree on April 23, 2020, approving the statutes of the National Electricity Transmission...
Wednesday 22 April 2020Energy

Construction works for Cameroon-Nigeria electricity interconnection from the Nachtigal dam to begin soon

Cameroon plans to launch electricity interconnection with Nigeria, from the Nachtigal hydroelectric plant (420 MW), located 65 km Northeast of Yaoundé,...
Tuesday 21 April 2020Energy

Eneo fulfills its promise to install 20,000 prepaid meters this year

Electricity company Eneo Cameroon informs that, as announced earlier this year, it has installed 20,000 prepaid meters in Cameroonian households to date....
Friday 10 April 2020Energy

Eneo will save XAF7.8 bln in production costs over 20 years of operation on the Mbakaou small hydropower plant (AER)

Thanks to the Mbakaou small hydropower plant (1.4 MW extensible to 2.8MW), energy utility company Eneo could save XAF7.8 billion in production costs over...
Friday 10 April 2020Energy

Hydromine postpones financial closing of the 1,800MW Grand Eweng dam to end-2022

The financial closure for the 1,800MW “Grand Aweng” hydropower project (XAF1,700 billion) will take place at end-2022, Ephraim Ngwafor, CEO of Hydromine...
Thursday 9 April 2020Energy

Cameroon: Electricity regulatory authority Arsel promises to facilitate obtention of energy distribution authorizations

In Cameroon, the electricity regulatory authority Arsel informs that from 2002 to Q1-2020, it received 71 electricity exploitation and distribution...
Tuesday 31 March 2020Energy

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...

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