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Electrification and water supply projects in the south of the country will generate 500 jobs

On Monday, PRODEL and the American company Sun Africa signed contracts for the implementation of the Rural Electrification and Water Supply Project in the provinces of Cuando Cubango, Huíla, Cunene and Namibe and for the construction of the solar photovoltaic plants in Laúca and from Catete. These projects will benefit 1.5 million inhabitants and generate 500 jobs.


In a statement to which VerAngola had access, the Ministry of Energy and Water stresses that "these projects will benefit 1.5 million inhabitants, through 344,911 new household connections, access to treated water for 448,000 inhabitants in the southern provinces and will generate 500 jobs".

In the signing act, the representative of Sun Africa, Isabel Caravan, who made a brief presentation of the projects, indicated that they will be composed of 64 mini-grids with a capacity of 220,318 MWp (megawatts-peak) and with energy storage in battery with capacity 287.08MWh.

They will also have "energy distribution networks in five locations, a water treatment network, solar cabin systems and domestic solar systems, two large-scale solar plants in the provinces of Malanje (Laúca) and Luanda (Catete)".

The projects will be financed by the Exim Bank of the United States of America, "with the ING of the Netherlands as a syndicate bank", the statement said.

The act was witnessed by the Secretary of State for Energy, António Belsa da Costa, the CEO of PRODEL, Joaquim Ventura, officials from MINEA, GAMEK, members of the company Sun Africa, among others.


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