Angola: Laúca to start up by July


Issue 330 - 16 Sep 2016 | 1 minute read
Filling of the reservoir for the Laúca dam in Malanje province is expected to start in January, and the first 334MW turbine is expected to come on stream by July. Project director Elias Estevão told state news agency Angop that engineering work in preparation for filling the reservoir was due for completion by year-end. Estevão said energy supply to the city of Malanje would be guaranteed by two transmission lines from Laúca and Cacuso town, passing via the Capanda dam through two substations, one of which still to be expanded and another to be built.

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