Posts tagged as Sierra Leone

Contract in Sierra Leone completed

JB Switchgear Solutions was awarded a contract by DRA Global for the design and manufacture of skid mounted substations for a rutile mine in Sierra Leone. The substations each contain an MV/LV dry-type transformer and the LV panels which include MCCs, DBs, PLCs, PFC, UPS and fire suppression systems. The containers have a mid-point split […]

Power developments in Africa, March 2016

First phase of CSP plant inaugurated  King Mohammed VI of Morocco inaugurated the first phase of the country’s Noor Ouarzazate (NOORo) Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, ushering in a new era for Africa’s sustainable energy future. The plant is a keystone of Morocco’s solar programme to develop 2 GW by 2020. The plant exponentially harnesses the country’s […]

Power developments in Africa, April 2015

Clean energy for west Africa American independent power producer New Generation Power International will this year break ground on the first 20 MW plant of a planned 200 MW of solar projects in civil war and Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone. The company will work with the government of the west African country and a turnkey provider […]

Power developments in Africa, June 2014

  Cameroon plants get new owner Actis has signed an agreement with American energy giant, AES, to acquire the majority interest in three power assets in Cameroon for $220-million. This gives Actis a 56% stake in Cameroon’s national integrated utility, Société Nationale d’Electricité (SONEL), and in two independent power plants, Kribi and Dibamba. SONEL provides […]