Symbion Power is one of the most prolific American power sector firms in the generation, transmission and distribution industry with an established presence in Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda, Madagascar and operations throughout Africa. As an Independent power Producer (IPP) Symbion's power plants supply electricity to some of the world's most critically underserved regions. Symbion has worked on large-scale generation, transmission, and distribution projects in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Since 2010, Symbion's IPP business has owned and operated three thermal power plants in Tanzania and is currently developing a 600 MW plant in Mtwara as a public-private partnership with the government-owned electricity utility, TANESCO.
As part of an international consortium, Symbion has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) and a project implementation and steam suppy agreement to build, own, and operate a 35 MW geothermal plant in Kenya.
Symbion co-owned 972 MW of generation assets in Nigeria, with plans for further expansion in West Africa.
Symbion has signed a PPA to build, own, and operate a 50 MW methane gas-to-power plant in Rwanda on Lake Kivu.
Symbion has signed a protocol d'accord with the president of Madagascar to develop seven new power projects as well as for the rehabilitation of an existing 40 MW power plant.
Symbion has entered into a partnership to develop a 33 MW peat-to-power generation facility in Uganda.