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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 18:56 - Updated Thu, 01 Feb 2018 18:55

Government plans to build photovoltaic power stations

Ondjiva - The construction of three photovoltaic plants with a production capacity of five megawatts each is part of this year's priorities for the provincial government of southern Cunene province, said Thursday in Ondjiva, the local director of Energy and Water, João da Silva Borges.

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Electrical Central of Ondjiva (file)

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Speaking to Angop about the sector, the official stressed that these plants will be built in the municipalities of Cuvelai, Cahama and Curoca with a view to increasing the capacity of electricity supply to the population.

Alongside these actions, includes the expansion of the low voltage and public lighting network in the town of Namacunde, and expansion of the medium, low voltage and public lighting network to the Naipalala and Okapale districts, Ondjiva city, he said.

João Borges said that for this year is projected acquisition of a thousand isolated systems and 3000 posts of public lighting for set up at the level of the communes.

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