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January 17, 2022

Lagdo, Cameroon

By Carmen

Lagdo is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Benoue river/basin in North, Cameroon. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1978 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72 72 Active North, Cameroon China International Water & Electric

Description

The project was developed by China International Water & Electric. Eneo Cameroon and Government of Cameroon are currently owning the project.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 7,800 million cubic meter. The project generated 200 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 18MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1978 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.

About China International Water & Electric

China International Water & Electric Corp (CWE), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation, is a state-owned enterprise that provides contracting and investment services. CWE invests in construction of various water and hydropower projects across the countries. It also develops infrastructure projects including sewerage treatment, building construction, port dredging, and municipal infrastructure construction, transformation stations, substations, transmission lines, electrification projects. The company also constructs highways, expressways, bridges and road rehabilitation, and highway upgrading. CWE carries out water supply, irrigation, and other projects. The company operates across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. CWE is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Methodology

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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