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January 11, 2022

Centrale Electrique du Congo (CEC) Pointe-Noire Power Plant, Republic of the Congo

By Carmen

Centrale Electrique du Congo (CEC) Pointe-Noire Power Plant is a 484MW gas fired power project. It is located in Kouilou, Republic of the Congo. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 484 484 Active Kouilou, Republic of the Congo


Republique du Congo and Eni are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Eni’s M’Boundi Field.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 2010.

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Contractors Involved

ABB was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Ansaldo Energia was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of AE94.2 gas turbines.

Dietsmann is the O&M contractor for thermal power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2011, for a period of 5 years.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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