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

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Project location

The Project is located on the Sanaga River about 65 km north-east of Yaoundé, in the central region of Cameroon. It is also located downstream of the existing Mbakaou dam (2500 hm3) and of the future Lom Pangar dam (6000 hm3) that will regulate flows of Sanaga river.


From an administrative point of view, the hydroelectric facility and the transmission line span 5 divisions and 6 sub-divisions in the Province “Centre” of Cameroon.


  • “Haute Sanaga” division, Mbadjock sub-division

  • “Mbam-et-Kim” division, Ntui sub-division

  • “Lékié” division, Batchenga and Obala sub-divisions

  • “Méfou-et-Afamba” division, sub-division of Soa

  • “Mfoundi” division, sub-division of Yaoundé 1er


On 8 November 2013, the Nachtigal amont Consortium comprising (...)

tl_files/fM_k0001/images/composantes.png PROJECT OUTLINE
The hydroelectric facility consist of the following elements (...)