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Luanda to benefit from additional 500 MW from Lauca

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:37 - Updated Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:37

Minister of energy and water João Baptista Borges

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Luanda- Luanda may benefit from another 500 megawatts of Lauca, with the construction of the Lauca/Bita /Baia musseque line, once the demining of the route has been completed, said the minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges.

The minister said so Wednesday at the ceremony to deliver the guarantee and quality control certificate for the dismantling of the line.

He said that in addition to this 400 KV line, others will be built for electrification in the country.

The minister stated that Laúca has not yet reached its capacity, hence the Ministry is working to ensure that Laúca reaches its maximum capacity in terms of energy supply.

The operation began on June 20, 2019, in the AH area of ??Laúca, located on the border line between the provinces of Malange and Cuanza Norte and was concluded on December 17, 2019, in the area of ??the Bita Musseque Baia Electric Substation. , and had three demining brigades.

João Baptista Borges congratulated the Executive Committee involved in this activity, highlighting its coordination, as it was possible to have efficient interaction between the two ministries.