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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...
cameroon-to-install-solar-plants-of-30mw-energy-generation-capacity-in-the-northern-regions-this-year
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...
cameroon-presents-its-2020-2030-electricity-development-strategy-to-korean-investors
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...
china-gezhouba-group-commissioned-to-build-the-600mw-chollet-hydroelectric-dam
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...
alucam-still-owes-close-to-xaf20-billion-to-eneo-despite-the-government-s-assumption-of-a-previous-xaf34-bln-debt
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...
electric-utility-eneo-creates-a-subsidiary-dedicated-to-electricity-generation
Wednesday 28 April 2021Energy

Electric utility Eneo creates a subsidiary dedicated to electricity generation

Electric utility Eneo announces that it recently initiated procedures for the creation of a subsidiary dedicated to energy production in Cameroon....
national-veterinary-laboratory-lanavet-gears-up-for-its-solar-energy-transition
Monday 26 April 2021Energy

National Veterinary Laboratory Lanavet gears up for its solar energy transition

The National Veterinary Laboratory (Lanavet) in charge of the production of veterinary products will soon be equipped with a solar energy system,...
225kv-nachtigal-nyom-ii-electricity-transport-line-to-be-delivered-in-jul-2021
Monday 26 April 2021Energy

225KV Nachtigal-Nyom II electricity transport line to be delivered in Jul 2021

The 225KV transport line between the 420MW Nachtigal dam and Nyom II will be delivered in July 2021. The information was revealed by Justin Ntsama,...
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Tuesday 20 April 2021Energy

ENEO ends long-standing dispute with GDC with XAF2.7 bln settlement agreement

In a notice published yesterday, April 19, Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG), announces that a settlement agreement was reached with electric utility ENEO...
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Thursday 15 April 2021Energy

Cameroon: The National Assembly calls on the government about the repeated power outages

Electric utility ENEO and electricity transport company SONATREL should be held liable for the numerous power outages being experienced in the country...
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Wednesday 14 April 2021Energy

Electricity regulator ARSEL warns ENEO for various shortcomings and regulatory violations

Last April 13, Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (ARSEL) issued a warning to electric utility ENEO for its "numerous shortcomings." "During the joint...
cameroon-eneo-has-installed-about-100-000-prepaid-meters-to-address-various-challenges
Thursday 8 April 2021Energy

Cameroon: ENEO has installed about 100,000 prepaid meters to address various challenges

Electric utility ENEO has already installed 100,000 prepaid meters in the framework of its policy to modernize the metering equipment. The figure was...
akeno-sa-introduces-transparent-gas-cylinders-in-the-cameroonian-market
Thursday 8 April 2021Energy

Akeno SA introduces transparent gas cylinders in the Cameroonian market

Cameroonian company Akeno S.A. recently introduced transparent gas cylinders into the Yaoundé market. With the innovative cylinders, buyers can just look...
cameroon-extends-british-tower-resources-license-on-thali-block
Tuesday 6 April 2021Energy

Cameroon extends British Tower Resources’ license on Thali Block

On March 31, 2021, British oil and gas company Tower Resources officially announced that the Cameroonian government had agreed to extend its license on...
cameroon-sonatrel-warns-saboteurs-who-vandalize-its-equipment
Tuesday 30 March 2021Energy

Cameroon: Sonatrel warns saboteurs who vandalize its equipment

On the evening of March 24, 2021, electricity was restored in most of Yaoundé's neighborhoods that were in the dark for about two days because of an...
cameroon-the-ustda-to-invest-xaf518-mln-for-feasibility-studies-of-a-solar-mini-grid-project
Friday 26 March 2021Energy

Cameroon: The USTDA to invest XAF518 mln for feasibility studies of a solar mini-grid project

On March 24, 2021, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced that it would provide $932,945 (XAF518.3 million) to fund...
yaounde-economic-activities-gradually-resume-after-a-48-hour-power-outage
Thursday 25 March 2021Energy

Yaoundé: Economic activities gradually resume after a 48-hour power outage

Until late in the night of March 24, 2021, many Yaoundé neighborhoods were still without electricity due to the serious incidents that occurred...
eneo-launches-works-to-improve-energy-distribution-in-yaounde-north-and-soa
Wednesday 24 March 2021Energy

Eneo launches works to improve energy distribution in Yaoundé-North and Soa

Last March 19, electric utility ENEO launched works to improve energy supply in the northern part of Yaoundé and Soa. This was revealed by an internal...
yaounde-nsimalen-international-airport-acquires-power-station-to-achieve-power-autonomy
Tuesday 23 March 2021Energy

Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport acquires power station to achieve power autonomy

French company Ineo Energy & Systems recently delivered a power plant to the Yaoundé-Nsimalen international airport, located on the outskirts of...
lom-pangar-dam-the-30mw-hydropower-plant-is-45-completed-edc
Monday 22 March 2021Energy

Lom Pangar dam: The 30MW hydropower plant is 45% completed (EDC)

Currently, the hydropower plant at the foot of the Lom-Pangar dam is 45% completed, against 23% in November 2020. This was revealed on March 16, 2021, by...
cameroon-a-105km-transmission-line-will-be-delivered-in-the-eastern-region-by-late-2021
Friday 19 March 2021Energy

Cameroon: A 105km transmission line will be delivered in the eastern region by late 2021

Between November and December 2021, the French  CEGELEC will complete the construction of the 105km transmission line that connects the foot of the...
cameroon-eneo-estimates-losses-caused-by-bush-fires-on-the-network-at-xaf800-mln-within-two-months
Wednesday 17 March 2021Energy

Cameroon: ENEO estimates losses caused by bush fires on the network at XAF800 mln within two months

Since January 2021, the electric network of electric utility Eneo has been sustaining significant damages due to bush fires usually caused...
nachtigal-dam-construction-works-resume-after-government-mediation
Tuesday 16 March 2021Energy

Nachtigal dam construction: Works resume after government mediation

Workers employed for the construction of the 420MW Nachtigal dam are back to work after the strikes they started on February 3 and on March 1, 2021,...
world-bank-backs-off-grid-electrification-project-rogep-with-additional-22-5-mln
Friday 12 March 2021Energy

World Bank backs Off-Grid Electrification project ROGEP with additional $22.5 mln

The Executive Directors of the World Bank approved, on March 11, 2021, additional financing of $22.5 million (about XAF12.3 billion), for the...
yaounde-energy-and-water-distribution-disrupted-by-incidents-on-the-electricity-transport-network
Wednesday 10 March 2021Energy

Yaoundé: Energy and water distribution disrupted by incidents on the electricity transport network

On March 9, 2021, many neighborhoods in Yaoundé and the southern region were plunged into darkness for several hours. "Dear clients, after the...
cameroon-sedecam-s-a-to-build-an-lpg-filling-plant-in-edea
Monday 1 March 2021Energy

Cameroon: SEDECAM S.A to build an LPG filling plant in Edéa

Oil products distribution company SEDECAM S.A plans to build an LPG filling plant in Edea, in the Littoral region of Cameroon. This is revealed in...
cameroon-contracts-indian-firm-kec-international-limited-for-the-construction-of-400kv-edea-nyom-ii-power-line
Monday 1 March 2021Energy

Cameroon contracts Indian firm KEC International Limited for the construction of 400kV Edéa-Nyom II power line

For XAF30.5 billion, Indian firm KEC International Limited will build a 400kV power line connecting Edea (in the Littoral region of Cameroon) to Nyom...
belgium-seeks-facilities-for-the-importation-of-solar-power-plants-to-cameroon
Friday 26 February 2021Energy

Belgium seeks facilities for the importation of solar power plants to Cameroon

On February 16, during an audience at the Cameroonian Ministry of Finance, Stéphane Dopagne, ambassador of the kingdom of Belgium, asked for facilities...
cameroon-the-mbakaou-mini-hydropower-plant-will-be-delivered-in-june-2021-ied-invest-says
Wednesday 24 February 2021Energy

Cameroon: the Mbakaou mini hydropower plant will be delivered in June 2021, IED Invest says

In an official document published on February 22, 2021, independent energy electricity producer IED Invest Cameroon informs that in June...
nachtigal-dam-construction-temporarily-blocked-by-workers-because-of-attendance-machine-glitches
Friday 5 February 2021Energy

Nachtigal dam construction temporarily blocked by workers because of attendance machine glitches

On February 3rd, 2021, the Nachtigal hydroelectric dam construction site was disrupted by a gigantic protest movement.   The reason was an...
sri-lanka-eyes-cameroon-s-energy-and-agricultural-sectors
Friday 5 February 2021Energy

Sri Lanka eyes Cameroon’s energy and agricultural sectors

On February 3, Paul Biya granted an audience to Kananathan Veluppillai, an emissary of the Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist...

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