Proton Delta Sunrise Project

Power & Energy


Proton Delta Sunrise Project is a gas-fired Combined Cycle power plant under development in Sapele, Delta State.  It is located on a 14-hectare site, large enough to accommodate future expansion work.

Initial installed capacity for the project is 150 MW (Phase 1), which will be expanded to 500 MW in Phase 2.

The project site is strategically located close to transmission infrastructure as well as gas pipeline system and facility.

Key Details

Proton Energy has signed a Project Award Agreement with the China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) as the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor for the project. Alongside, Siemens is the Equipment Supplier for the project.

The Plant will be fueled by Gas, sourced from Shell SPDC JV, NNPC Limited, TotalEnergies and Nigerian Agip

The project has concluded a comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA). An Environmental Impact Statement certificate has been received from the Federal Ministry of Environment, and the World Bank disclosure process completed.
Power generated by the plant will be sold to the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) through a Power Purchase Agreement for on-sale to distribution companies.
The project has received approval from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to evacuate up to 500 MW on the grid.
The Plant will be operated by a qualified and experienced engineering company. PIC of Atlanta, USA has been nominated upon an RFP process
The project is a multi-million dollar project which will be financed by both debt and equity. The project has an anchor equity investor and will receive debt tranche from international lending institutions. Plant has Equity Investors