Benin: APR Energy to provide 50MW plant

Issue 334 - 10 Nov 2016
Fast-track power company APR Energy has announced a year-long contract with the Ministry of Energy, Water and Mines to provide a 50MW gas power plant at Maria Gléta. The project will use dual fuel aeroderivative turbines fuelled using diesel or natural gas when available and is expected online in December. “Benin currently imports a significant portion of its electricity from neighbouring Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria, and this project will allow Benin to grow its economy using domestically produced power,” APR Energy chairman and chief executive John Campion said.

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