Cameroon Calls for Expression of Interest on New 350MW Gas-to-Power Project

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May 12, 2020

The Ministry of Water and Energy of Cameroon has released a Notice of Expression of Interest for the prequalification of partners to conduct the studies, construction and operation on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) mode of the 350MW Limba gas-to-power plant and associated power lines.

Limbe is located on the coast, north of Douala, in an area rich in onshore and offshore natural gas. The project is part of the Electricity Sector Development Plan 2035 of the Republic of Cameroon which stipulates that peak electricity demand in the Southern Interconnected Network (SIN) could increase from 1,000MW in 2015 to as high as 4,472MW by 2035.

The government of Cameroon is seeking national or international partners to develop the power plant on a PPP basis. The project comprises of a 350MW gas-to-power plant, a transmission line, the construction of an access road, local subcontracting, environmental and social management, along with capacity building and skills transfer.

Interested parties must submit their expression of interests files including an administrative file, technical file and financial file no later than July 10th, 2020 at 4pm local time.