Cap des Biches power station

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Cap des Biches power station is 300-megawatt (MW) naptha and natural gas power station, under construction in Dakar region, Senegal.

Location

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Project Details

  • Owner: West Africa Energy [100%][1]
  • Parent: National Electricity Company of Senegal (Senelec) [15%]; West Africa Energy [85%][1][2][3]
  • Location: Rufisque, Dakar, Senegal
  • Coordinates: 14.7223, -17.3009 (approximate)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 300 MW
    • Unit 1: Natural gas and naptha[5] combined cycle[6], 300 MW[6] (start-up in 2022)[6]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "West Africa Energy starts building a 300 MW gas-fired project in Senegal - Enerdata". www.enerdata.net. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  2. "Senegal's private sector to build gas power plant". apanews.net. Archived from the original on September 7, 2021. Retrieved January 29, 2022.
  3. "Cadre institutionnel". www.senelec.sn. Archived from the original on September 4, 2021. Retrieved January 29, 2022.
  4. Google Maps
  5. "Senegal: General Electric to supply equipment for 300MW gas plant - African Energy". www.africa-energy.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "GE Secures Equipment Contract to Power the Biggest Power Plant in Senegal - GE News". www.ge.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.