Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:00 - Updated Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:00
ENDE to build new power substations
Luanda - The National Electricity Distribution Company (ENDE) is starting construction of nine power substations in five provinces of he country and the assembly of a thousand processing stations to benefit at least 310.000 new customers.
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ENDE wants to increase power supply
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The information was released on Friday by the new chairman of the ENDE board of directors, Ruth de Nascimento Safeca, on the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony of the board members of the public companies in the transport, energy and water sector, chaired by the State Minister for Economic and Social Development, Manuel Nunes Júnior
The project, according to the manager, has a credit line from China and will cover the provinces of Luanda, Benguela, Huila, Cabinda and Huambo, in order to guarantee greater access of the population to electricity.
On the other hand, he emphasized that the strategic plan of the company aims at continuing the implementation of the project to improve service provision, spreading of the assembly of prepayment counters, reducing technical losses, ensuring maximization of revenue and costs reduction.
On his turn, Diógenes Orsini Diogo, the new chairman of the Board of Directors of the Luanda Water Supply Utility Company (EPAL-E.P), expressed his intention to modernize the company, with the creation of a telemetry and water management system.
According to him, these systems will allow real-time monitoring and control of the system, allowing the knowledge of the actual conditions of disposal, as well as prompt action in response to daily requests and occurrences.
At the ceremony, the State Minister for Economic and Social Development, Manuel Nunes Júnior, urged public companies to prioritize the effectiveness and efficiency of their services, ending the misconception that public companies do not have to be efficient.
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