At a glance
> Reservoir : 27,8 hm3 - 421 ha
>  Main dam : 1455m long - 14m high
> Design flow of the power plant : 980 m3/s
> Installed capacity : 420 MW (7 x 60 MW)
> Commissioning by 2022

Press releases



The project is developed by a Cameroonian company, Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC), created on July 7, 2016 by the Republic of Cameroon, Electricité de France (EDF) and International Finance Corporation (IFC).


Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC)  endeavours to comply with best international practices in terms of environmental and social management and infrastructure building.


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Electricité de France, an integrated company from production to energy services, is the world leader in carbon-free energy (85% of carbon-free electricity worldwide through nuclear, hydro and other renewable energies).


IFC is member of the World Bank Group. As the largest global development institution focused on the private sector, IFC works closely with businesses in developing countries.



The Project is located on the Sanaga River about 65 km north-east of Yaoundé, in the central region  (...)
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The hydroelectric facility consist of the following elements (...)