Tuesday, November 28, 2023

NAWEC, EDG Mark Milestone Agreement to Power the Future


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The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) on the 10th of November announced through their Facebook page that The Gambia’s Minister for Petroleum and Energy, Mr Abdou Jobe, and the Prime Minister of Guinea Conakry, Dr Bernard Goumou, joined forces to formalise a transformative addendum to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) and Électricité de Guinée (EDG).

According to NAWEC, Key Highlights of this Pioneering Agreement are as follows: 

Cross-Border Synergy:

   – The addendum symbolises an elevated commitment to cross-border collaboration, solidifying the energy partnership between NAWEC and EDG.

Substantial Power Boost:

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   – Under the revised terms, NAWEC gains the capacity to import a significant 205 GWh annually from Guinea Conakry, a substantial stride in bolstering energy resources and cooperation.

Visionary Leadership Perspective:

   – Minister Jobe, in his address, underlined the visionary essence driving this agreement, aligning with the shared commitment to regional development and sustainable energy practices.

Prime Minister’s Positive Outlook:

   – Dr Bernard Goumou expressed optimism, stating, “This agreement signifies the strengthening friendship between our nations and a shared dedication to advancing energy solutions for our people.”

Deepening Bilateral Relations:

   – The collaboration between NAWEC and EDG is poised to deepen the bilateral ties between The Gambia and Guinea Conakry, fostering a cooperative approach to addressing the energy needs of both nations.

Anticipating a Radiant Future:

As NAWEC and EDG embark on this transformative journey, the addendum reflects a collective commitment to an interconnected, sustainable energy landscape. This landmark partnership heralds a step towards a future where energy knows no boundaries, benefitting citizens on both sides of the border.

Stay Engaged:

“Follow us for ongoing updates on the dynamic collaboration between NAWEC and EDG as we pave the way for a brighter, more energy-efficient future,” they stated.  

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