Sinohydro signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Water and Energy on 11 July to carry out studies for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 20MW solar power plant at the site of the Lagdo hydroelectric power plant in the Bénoué district of northern Cameroon. The ministry said the MoU aimed to define the terms of collaboration between the Cameroonian and Chinese parties on the project.