Benin: New thermal plant planned for Maria Gléta

Issue 408 - 30 Jan 2020 | 1 minute read

A cabinet meeting on 22 January approved a proposal to recruit technical and legal advisers to oversee a tender process for a build-own-operate-transfer contract for a second 120MW power plant at the Maria Gléta site near Cotonou. “This decision aims to reinforce the energy supply of our country in order to guarantee, in the long term, self-sufficiency and a supply of reliable, competitive and high-quality electricity to the population as well as to industry,” a cabinet statement said.

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