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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Ministerial visit to the Nachtigal Project site

27-04-21 20:22

The Minister of Water and Energy and the Minister of Labor and Social Security visit the Nachtigal Hydroelectric development project site

Gaston ELOUNDOU ESSOMBA, the Minister of Water and Energy, and Grégoire OWONA, the Minister of Labor and Social Security, visited the Nachtigal hydroelectric development site on April 16, 2021. They visited the sites of the future dam and the power plant. During this guided tour by of NHPC’s Construction Director, they were able to observe the progress of the works started on the 1st of February 2019. At the end of March 2021, the progress rates were: 38% on the Civil Engineering contract, 33% on the Electromechanics contract, 71% on the electric transmission line and 68% on the Operations base.

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