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ENEO CAMEROON SA (formerly AES-SONEL), is the only operator to supply electricity. It manages Cameroon’s power production and distribution to the population countrywide.
There are 1,184,372 subscribers regularly registered in 2017. Demand increased by 7.4% between 2014 and 2017.
Attachment - ENEO regional offices and head office contacts
Source: ENEO website
In Cameroon the majority of electricity generated comes from hydroelectric power dams - in cases of long periods of drought, the country can face an electricity shortage. Taking this into account such a probability, climate change and the current declining oil production, the Government, in connection with ENEO Cameroon SA, is planning to implement a gas exploitation from its natural gas proved reserves to generate electricity in the future at Kribi from Sanaga natural gas field.
The installed electricity generating capacity in Cameroon is estimated at 1,227 MW, of which 72.2% is from hydroelectric and 27.8% from fossil fuels.
Three tank dams are implementing to increase the water level of the hydroelectric stations in case of shortage in times of drought. Three back-up diesel power stations are respectively on service in Garoua (20 MW), Douala (15 MW) and Yaoundé (11 MW).
Attachment - Cameroon Electric Map
Installed capacity (MW)
Current Production (MW)
Lagdo (near Garoua)
The power energy of Cameroon managed by ENEO in 2017:
Quantity of MW
The tank Dams are used to release the reserve of water to the hydraulic plants in case the water level is down.
Isolated Thermic Power
Total Power and Sources production
There are two main hydroelectric stations:
There are seven electrical dam under construction (or in project) on the main waterways:
Most of Cameroon’s population does not have access to electricity. Power shortages and cuts are common.
Power grid / network coverage
46 % covered, access rate 15% (incl.5 % in rural areas)
Is supply regular and constant throughout the country?
No - power shortages or cuts are common in all seasons.
On average, how often does power supply goes out?
2 times / week sometimes more
On average, how long does the outage last?
15 minutes, though can sometimes outage can last for 1 or 2 days
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