Benin: Tenders soon for FSRU to supply gas-fired plants

Issue 343 - 31 Mar 2017
Preparations have reached an advanced stage for the issue of a tender for a floating gas supply facility in Cotonou port. The floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) should supply sufficient gas to generate 500MW of generation capacity, Ministry of Energy official Flinso Todéman Assan told the Power and Electricity World Africa conference in Johannesburg on 28 March. “This current government has decided to go ahead with this from the president down… tenders will be issued very soon,” Assan said.

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