17 April 2014

Angola: Energy Minister Recommends for Setting Up of Pre-Paid Electric Metres

Sumbe — The minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, recommended on Thursday in Sumbe city, central Cuanza Sul province, for a greater rationalization of the consumption of electricity through massive setting up of the pre-paid electric metres in the municipalities of Sumbe, Porto Amboim and Amboim.

The official said so in the meeting with municipal administrators, members of the provincial government of Cuanza Sul and Hearing and Social Consultation Council, where it was presented the situation point of energy and water of the province, under the 48-hour visit, initiated on Wednesday.

According to him, the most structuring actions for Cuanza Sul, which are defined based on the extension of the line, will reinforce the power sub-station of Gabela, as from the Cambambe dam, where it is being built a high tension electricity line.

According to him, the action will make possible the extension of Gabela line for the municipalities of Ebo, Kibala and Waku Kungo, as well as the municipalities that are neighbouring this system.

João Baptista Borges is ending this Thursday his visit in Cuanza Sul province, as parto f the works of the Inter-ministerial Commission to fight against drought.

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