Africa: power generation ramps up with new projects

The following power generation projects have been published in previous editions of Capital Projects and Contracts (CapProCon).

300 MW Mozambique development

Ncondezi Energy has signed a deal to enter into exclusive negotiations with China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and General Electric South Africa (GE) over a 300 MW coal power project in Mozambique.

The parties have agreed the terms of a non-binding offer (NBO) related to the development, construction and operation of the coal-fired power project, as well as an open pit coal mine in Tete province.

540 MW gas-fired Qua Iboe power plant

A joint venture including Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dangote Group and Black Rhino Group will build the 540 MW gas-fired Qua Iboe power plant (QIPP) in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. The deal was signed with Mobil Producing Nigeria and power is scheduled to start flowing in 2021.

Three for Angola

Wärtsilä has signed a framework supply contract to supply power generation equipment for three new power plant projects under development by Dongfang Electric in Angola. The three new baseload plants will be located in Luena, Benguela and Saurimo, and will each have an electrical output of approximately 23 MW. The generator sets are scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2018.

Cameroon hydro

Finally, Platinum Power pre-qualified seven consortia for the design and construction of a 365 MW hydropower power generation near Makay, Cameroon.

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