Senegal’s emblematic 130 MW Malicounda power project now fully operational
The 130 MW Wärtsilä Flexicycle™power plant is now fully operational in Malicounda. The plant has been officially inaugurated by President Sall on the 11th of February. Matelec, one of the leading energy companies in Africa, operates the plant, and a 10-year maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä will guarantee its high availability and reliability. Located in Mbour, 85 km south of Senegal’s capital Dakar, the plant is anticipated to deliver 956 GWh of power per year, which represents a 17% increase in the country’s power generation capacity.