Mali’s first independent power project (IPP) to feed into the national grid.

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Albatros Energy Mali S.A (AEM) independent power project is a 90 megawatt (MW) heavy fuel oil thermal power station built in Kayes, western Mali. It is Mali’s first IPP to feed into the national grid.  The power station consists of 6 Caterpillar diesel reciprocating engines. The project achieved financial close in June 2017. Construction commenced in July 2017, and was commissioned in October 31st 2018, ahead of schedule.

It is providing a much needed sustainable energy source allowing an increased access to electricity for Mali’s citizens and enabling industries to grow.

We are excited to work together with our stakeholders in making a beneficial contribution to Mali’s power sector and supporting the Government in its sustainable development and energy poverty reduction efforts.

MW installed capacity

MONTHS construction period

€ millions investment

The thermal power station has been built in a record time of 15,5 month, and started commercial operations on October 31st, 2018.

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