Cameroon, a priority country for EDF's development in Africa

With more than 50 years of experience in Africa, EDF is helping to provide access to electricity for more than one million people.

Meeting Cameroon's energy challenges

As a partner in Cameroon's energy development, EDF created its subsidiary EDF Cameroon on May 12, 2014, with the aim of improving access to electricity and enabling its partners to meet the increasing energy needs of populations against a background of a growing economy and population.

  • 1

    people gaining access to electricity in Africa in the last 20 years.

  • +900

    of hydroelectric production capacity by 2030.

EDF Group Foundation

A commitment to social responsibility in the communities to support the environment, education and inclusion.

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EDF Pulse Africa

Supporting innovative entrepreneurs, key players in energy development.

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12 May 2014 - Creation of EDF Cameroon, a wholly-owned EDF subsidiary.

End of 2015 - EDF's Executive Committee approves the development strategy for West and Central Africa.

February 2019 - Start of construction of the Nachtigal hydroelectric project (420 MW).

June 2019 - Support for the electricity distributor Eneo in improving its electricity system through the provision of a commercial manager and the signing of a technical assistance framework contract.

26 November 2019 - Memorandum of Understanding by the State of Cameroon to grant exclusive rights for the development of the Project by EDF.

25 June 2021 - Signing of the joint development agreement with the Government of Cameroon for the Kikot Project.