MAECI signs MOU with Cameroon for Solar Energy

Published April 27th, 2016

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Pictured Above: MAECI, General Electric & Eaton Corp meeting with Cameroon Ministry of Energy

After a successful economic mission in February, that included the United States team of MAECI, General Electric and Eaton Corporation, a memorandum of understanding & Protocal was secured between the Government of Cameroon and MAECI.  This was signed in April by HE. Dr. Basile ATANGANA KOUNA Minister of Water Resources & Energy of the Republic of Cameroon.  The MOU designates (5) regions in need of Solar energy in the range of 400Mw to 500Mw, over the next 5 years.  MAECI has been granted exclusivity in these regions for the installation of a solar energy solution.

MAECI will undertake a turnkey feasibility study for the electrification of these different Regions of Cameroon, using solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.  This request is in support of the “National Energy Development Plan” set up by the Cameroonian Government, and aimed at fostering the well-being of its population and future generations.