Mozambique looks to boost southern power supply

Issue 281 - 11 Jul 2014 | 4 minute read

Mozambique is overhauling its power sector to diversify away from reliance on hydropower, and to reduce transmission losses. Speaking at the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) in Istanbul on 19 June, energy minister Salvador Namburete told delegates: “There is a need to diversify the energy mix. We have drafted an energy plan for the next ten years, including hydropower, coal, natural gas, wind and solar… We need to put in place 5,000MW.”

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