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Wärtsilä to provide full energy storage solution for one of the largest power hybrid projects at an off-grid mine in Mali

The technology group Wärtsilä will optimise the energy system of the Fekola Mine, located in a remote region in southwest Mali. This is needed to improve the mine’s operations, reduce fuel consumption, and lessen the carbon emissions. Wärtsilä has been contracted to design and engineer a cutting-edge 17MW/15MWh energy storage system based on the company’s GEMS energy management solution. The order was placed by B2Gold, a Canadian based public gold-mining company. This project is the first hybrid-project between Wärtsilä and B2Gold and…

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MAN Energy Solutions is stabilizing power supply in Gambia

New engine power plant is increasing the generation capacity of the West African country by 20 percent MAN Energy Solutions is supplying two MAN 9L51/60 engines for a newly built power plant in Gambia. The plant, which is operated by local energy provider NAWEC (National Water & Electricity Company), will feed a total of 18 megawatts (MW) of electrical output into the national grid, consequently stabilizing the energy supply of the West African country. The power plant is being built…

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Senegal adopting gas-to-power agenda for universal electricity access

As gas-to-power is a major pillar of Senegal’s strategy to provide universal power access and increase economic competitiveness, the country aims to obtain sufficient energy sources while reducing the electricity shortage among its people Africa is leading the liquefied natural gas (LNG) global race as it will receive one-third of total global greenfield investments for LNG projects in 2019, around US$103bn. Senegal is leading the way with its giant Grand Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas field, which will have economic and…

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Total-Eren confirms as Official Mobile App & Roundtable Sponsor for the 4th Annual West Africa Power Summit 2020

Vale Media Group (VMG), the African Oil & Energy Business to Business Events company, is delighted to announce that Total-Eren has confirmed their partnership & sponsorship for the 4th Annual West Africa Power & Renewable Energy Summit 2020 #WAFPOW20 Total-Eren partners WAFPOW20 as the Official Mobile App & Roundtable Sponsor for the event, which is taking place in Dakar, Senegal between the 25th-26th March 2020. VMG Co-Founder & CEO, Daniel Maggs, commented “We are delighted to be working alongside Total-Eren…

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