Mauritius’s peak electricity demand will probably grow at about 2.8 percent a year to reach 533 megawatts by 2020, said Shyam Thanoo, the Central Electricity Board’s officer-in-charge.
The Indian Ocean island nation’s demand for power rose to 404 megawatts last year, Thanoo said in an e-mailed response to questions today.
The state-owned company, based in Curepipe, about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) south of the capital Port Louis, generates 45 percent of Mauritius’s electricity and is responsible for distribution. It plans to spend 2.7 billion rupees ($93 million) to install four new diesel generators at one of its plants, Thanoo said.
Réduire les factures d’énergie, améliorer la compétitivité et agir pour protéger l’environnement. Ce sont là les trois objectifs du Programme national d’efficacité énergétique (PNEE), lancé par le ministre de l’Energie à l’hôtel Voilà, à Bagatelle, ce jeudi 26 février.
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Both engines each generate 23 megawatts of electricity. This was said Tuesday at Early Bird, the president of the CEB, Balraj Naroo. In fact, a team of European experts is currently in Mauritius to make an assessment of these two engines and will, thereafter, its recommendations to CEB. Cracks have indeed been found in both engines.
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