16 November 2012

Angola: Minea Reaffirms Commitment to Renewable Energy Production

Luanda — The Ministry of Energy and Water (Minea) is increasingly engaged in the production of clean energy (sun, wind, water and biomass) due to their affordability and non pollution the environment.

This was said Friday in Luanda by the incumbent minister, João Baptista Borges.

The minister was speaking at the ceremony aimed at launching the academic project named "Cientista Ndengue" intended to educate children on the sustainable use of the clean energy.

The official stated that the Minea has a department of renewable energy, engaged in policies and implementation of energy projects from renewable resources.

According to João Baptista Borges, the World's governments have invest increasingly in use of renewable energy in their respective countries, for being more economically profitable and non-polluting nature.

According to the Cabinet official, the use of solar energy can benefit a large part of the country's population to have access to the

electricity, especially those resident in rural areas, judging by the existence of good levels of solar radiation throughout the year.

Another advantage of the use of solar energy, he said, has to do with the need of not to relying on a network of energy transport.

According to him, this can be implemented throughout the country and more economically compared to conventional energy.

Attended the ceremony the minister of Education, Pinda Simão, Secretary of State of Energy, Joaquim Ventura, national directors of Minea, representatives of the Art and Culture Foundation, teachers and students.

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