Minister of Energy and Water João Baptista Borges held in the State of Zaire, Soyo City, at the opening of the 11th Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Energy and Water The power generation capacity has been expanded by about 2.5 times (2.5 times) to reach 6,000 MW, and remarkable progress has been made in the field of power generation. João Baptista Borges said that this will only be possible with the construction of the Lauca hydroelectric plant and the expansion of the Cambambe hydroelectric plant and the Soyo combined cycle plant.
João Baptista Borges pointed out that in these projects the energy matrix is 60% water and 40% heat. This means that most of the energy the country produces will come from clean sources, and by 2025, AH of Caculo Cabaça and the planned construction of the solar park will raise this production to 8,000 MW. He pointed out that electrification works have recently been completed in various parts of our country. Regarding the water sector, the sector map owners reported that the challenges are equally great, with drinking water supply systems in some of the country’s 18 provinces and 164 municipalities and cities under construction and rehabilitation. The work includes the collection, distribution, transport, distribution, treatment and sale of drinking water, but not forgetting the area of wastewater treatment and disposal, there is still much work to be done.
He pointed out that a program is being prepared to deal with the effects of the drought in southern Angola, commonly known as PCESSA, with a projected execution period of 74 months, according to the guidelines of His Excellency the President of the Republic in this area. It did. It has a budget of 4.5 billion dollars and includes the states of Kunene, Namibe and Willa. He pointed out that top priority was given to the CAFU project, currently in operation and covering the most populated areas of Kunene province, mobilizing more than $130 million of own funds from the State Treasury.
In addition, as part of MINEA’s 11th Consultative Council, the Organizing Committee established the Catholic Mission Center of Mpinda (boarding school, secondary school, mother-child center). Clothing, diapers, groceries, educational supplies, pharmaceuticals, non-perishable goods, etc.