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Installation Film on ENEO, Gas Fired Genset Connections H1 2015

20 Jul 2015

A film  showcasing the gas fired genset installations carried out in record time by VOG’s wholly owned subsidiary; Gaz du Cameroun S.A. ("GDC"), is now available online.  The plants are located at the Bassa and Logbaba power stations in the major African commercial city of Douala, Cameroon and were successfully installed and commissioned within 21 days from the time equipment arrived at the intended sites. The film has been created by Altaaqa Globa, the equipment supply partners to the project who are operating in Cameroon for the first time.

The film provides an overview of the on the ground work power engineers undertake in Africa, and how modular power solutions can be efficiently and rapidly installed for successful operation. Within a month of installation the GDC-Altaaqa power solution has supplied the maximum 50MW required into the local grid to power businesses and homes.

FILM: A link to the video showing the inauguration and power plant installation can be found here

Installation Info

The successful installation follows an agreement in December 2014 by VOG’s wholly owned subsidiary Gaz du Cameroun S.A. ("GDC"), with ENEO Cameroon S.A ("ENEO"), Cameroon's integrated utility Company, to supply gas to two power stations, Bassa and Logbaba, located in the city of Douala. Altaaqa Global provided the power generation equipment for the project, and imported and installed the generators at the Logbaba and Bassa sites, with GDC supplying the gas to the rental gas power stations at both sites. GDC has worked with Altaaqa since the start of the year to make the gas connections.

The power plant is the largest and fastest-installed rental power plant of this size in the history of the energy industry. It has added reliable power to the country's grid, and demonstrates the deep commitment of companies such as GDC and Altaaqa Global in addressing Cameroon’s critical infrastructure needs and the effects of electricity shortages.

The power plants were inaugurated at Logbaba in Douala with the ceremony attended by Dr Atangana Kouna Basile, Minister of Water Resources and Energy of Cameroon; members of the government; and senior executives from ENEO and GDC.