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Mauritius : CEB Launches New Integrated Electricity Plan 2013-2022.

The new Integrated Electricity Plan (IEP IEP

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) for the period 2013-2022 which gives an overview of the Central Electricity Board s (CEB CEB Chief Executives Board (United Nations)
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) strategies to address the energy challenges of Mauritius, was launched on 18 February during a press conference at the new headquarters of the CEB in Ebene.

The Chairperson of the CEB, Mr Balraj Narroo ; the General Manager, Mr S.K Thannoo; the Manager, Corporate, Planning and Research, Mr S. Mukoon; and other Board members were present at the launching ceremony.

In his presentation the chairperson recalled that the first national IEP of the CEB covering the period 2003-2012 aims to optimise the use of existing power system and ensure least-cost capacity expansion. It also encourages customers to participate in energy efficiency and conservation and provides for continued private opportunities in the electricity sector.

Various strategies listed out in the IEP 2003-2012 have been implemented and that a total capacity of 237.57 MW have been installed, namely at Compagnie Thermique du Sud, Compagnie Thermique de Savannah and at St Louis station. Other projects initiated include the rehabilitation rehabilitation: see physical therapy.  of phase 1 and 2 of Fort Victoria (90 MW); La Nicoliere Feeder Canal (350 kW); and Sotravic Landfill Gas (2 MW). In 2012, the CEB signed a contract for the installation of a wind farm at Plaine Sophie.

As regards the Small Scale Distribution Generation project which is in line with the Maurice Ile Durable concept, some 200 individuals and groups have been connected to the grid, generating a capacity of 700 kW. In addition to meeting the challenges regarding renewable energy Renewable energy utilizes natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. Renewable energy technologies range from solar power, wind power, and hydroelectricity to biomass and biofuels for transportation. , Mr Narroo outlined that , through the new IEP, CEB reiterates its commitment to be a privileged partner in moving Mauritius to newer heights of development.

For his part, the General Manager said that the IEP aims to create a sufficiently broad energy portfolio that will safeguard the country against energy security concerns and price instability while being sensitive to environmental imperatives. The Plan, which has been formulated by using only in-house expertise, constitutes an invaluable set of information to the Government, investors, business partners, NGOs, academia, customers and the community.

IEP 2013-2022 reflects CEB s assessment of the domestic electricity market evolution over the coming decade, the resource requirements The components of a system that are required by software or hardware. It refers to resources that have finite limits such as memory and disk. In a PC, it may also refer to the resources required to install a new peripheral device, namely IRQs, DMA channels, I/O addresses and memory  in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, and environmental challenges. Its objective is to match harmoniously har·mo·ni·ous  
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 the power system supply-side with the expected growing demand. CEB will need around Rs 18 billion in terms of investments over the next 10 years. It will collaborate with the Energy Efficiency Management Office to educate the population about energy efficiency and demand-side management.

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