Angola: Cambambe II hydro inaugurated


Issue 350 - 14 Jul 2017 | 1 minute read
The 700MW Cambambe II hydro plant on the Kwanza River started up on 29 June, adding to the existing 4x65MW Cambambe I to give a total installed capacity of 960MW from the site south-east of Luanda.Angolan news agency Angop quoted energy and water minister João Baptista Borges as saying the $2bn project to expand and modernise plant I, build plant II and raise the height of the dam from 100 to 132 metres would provide a large amount of renewable energy.

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