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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:43 - Updated Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:43

MINEA points out solutions for rural electrification

Saurimo - The use of small hydropower, photovoltaic, wind and forest and residual biomass systems are among the solutions presented today by the Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEA) for rural electrification in the country, using the public-private partnership.

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These perspectives were presented by the State Secretary for Water, Luís da Silva, at the opening of the 8th Extended Consultative Council of the Ministry of Energy and Water, which is held in Saurimo (Lunda Sul) under the motto "Our challenge is to improve supply services of energy and water ".

Without elaborating, he assured that some steps have already been taken in this area, calling on the provincial governments to preserve what has been done so far in their constituencies to facilitate the continuity of the above-mentioned.

On the other hand, Luís da Silva said that in spite of the financial crisis, important projects have been implemented in recent years in the fields of production, transportation and distribution of electricity, where several infrastructures have been built and expanded, contributing to a reduction constraints, despite some constraints that still exist.

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