Angola: Energy Minister Discusses Challenges With Belgian Companies

Luanda — The minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, Thursday discussed the issue of water and renewable energy in Angola with officials from Belgian companies.

During his speech at the online conference promoted by the Belgium-Africa Chamber of Commerce (CBL-ACP), the Angolan minister explained Angola's progress, over the last few years, in the area of energy production, noting the challenges of fighting drought in the south.

Representing the African Development Bank (AfDB), Stella Mandango, gave an overview of the three main energy projects funded by that institution, namely the binational Baynes project (Namibia-Angola).

This is a hydroelectric project (600 MW capacity) on the Cunene River, on the border with Namibia.

During his speech at the online conference promoted by the Belgium-Africa Chamber of Commerce (CBL-ACP), the Angolan minister explained Angola's progress, over the last few years, in the area of energy production, noting the challenges of fighting drought in the south.

Representing the African Development Bank (AfDB), Stella Mandango, gave an overview of the three main energy projects funded by that institution, namely the binational Baynes project (Namibia-Angola).

This is a hydroelectric project (600 MW capacity) on the Cunene River, on the border with Namibia.

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