Angola: Soyo plant to start up by end March


Issue 340 - 16 Feb 2017 | 1 minute read
The first turbine of the 750MW Soyo combined-cycle gas power plant in the far north on the Congolese border will be connected to the grid by the end of March, according to the Ministry of Energy and Water. The plant is being brought on line in phases and all four 187.5MW turbines should be operational by year-end. A 400km high-voltage transmission line between Soyo and Luanda is due to be completed in May. The cities of Nzeto, Tomboco, Mbanza Congo, Nóqui and Cuimba in the Zaire province will be the first to be connected to the grid.

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