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The 120MW Maria Gléta 2 power plant was formally inaugurated on 15 March. Developed by Danish power plant specialist Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor in consortium with MAN Diesel and Turbo (MDT), the dual fuel HFO and gas-fired power plant is located at the Maria Gléta site, about 15km from the city of Cotonou. The turnkey power plant project involved construction of a new power house at the Maria Gléta site, with seven MDT dual fuel engines and related infrastructure.