23 January 2013

Angola: Ondjiva Thermal Station Starts Operating This Year

Ondjiva — The first thermal station of Ondjiva, capital of the southern Cunene Province, will start functioning in the first semester for this year, with a view to improving the supply of electricity to this city.

The guarantee was given last Tuesday by the governor of Cunene, António Didalelwa, who added that at the moment the thermal station is on an experimental stage.

According to the governor, the thermal station will produce 12 megawatts of power, having also revealed that this move is intended to resolve the current problems faced by the province relating to restrictions in the electricity that is supplied by the neighbouring Namibia to this region.

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