Multinational company MAN Energy Solutions has secured a contract to supply two of its 9L51/60 engines for a newly built power plant in Brikama, the second-largest city in The Gambia.
The plant, which is operated by local energy provider National Water & Electricity Company (NAWEC), will feed a total of 18MW of electrical output into the national grid, consequently stabilising the energy supply of the West African country.
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“To safeguard the population’s energy supply, NAWEC trusts the generation technology provided by MAN Energy Solutions for what is already the fourth time. After completing the new plant in Brikama, MAN is providing a total of 42MW across the country, which is a third of the country’s total capacity,” added Wiesner.