Tag: Angola

Masdar to build three renewable energy projects in Africa

Masdar, an energy company located in the UAE, has inked agreements for the development of renewable energy projects with Angola, Uganda, and Zambia, with a total combined capacity of 5 GW. The agreements were inked as part of the Etihad VII initiative, a global development fund founded by the UAE with the goal of providing clean electricity to 100 million people in Africa by 2035. 

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AfDB funds $530 million in transmission projects in Angola

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed to funding $530 million to finance the construction of a 343 km, 400 kV central-south transmission line that will connect the north and south transmission grids in Angola to allow for power distribution between the two regions. The rationale behind the construction is that the north of Angola has over 1 GW of mostly renewable power while the southern part of the country still relies on diesel generators.

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