Benin: New state power producer to support self-sufficiency efforts

Issue 429 - 17 Dec 2020

The government has approved the creation of a state-owned power producer to support its efforts to make Benin self-sufficient in electricity supply. At a meeting on 2 December, the Council of Ministers, chaired by President Patrice Talon, established the Société Béninoise de Production d’Electricité (SBPE) and approved its statutes.

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