TotalEnergies wins Angola solar concession

Jul 29, 2022 09:07 AM ET
  • 35MW Quilemba project likewise has the possibility of including 45MW in a second phase
TotalEnergies wins Angola solar concession
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TotalEnergies has won a concession to build Angola's initial solar plant.

The 35MW Quilemba project also has the possibility of including 45MW in a second phase.

The plant will certainly be situated in the southern city of Lubango and must begin stream at the end of 2023.

It will contribute to the decarbonization of Angola's power mix and also, via a fixed-price power acquisition contract.

TotalEnergies also claimed it will deliver "considerable financial savings" for the Angolan federal government contrasted to the fuel made use of in existing power plants.

TotalEnergies holds an 51% interest in Quilemba solar, alongside affiliates of Sonangol EP (30%) and Angola Environment Technology (Greentech, 19%).

Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman as well as Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies., claimed: Quilemba will permit us to harness the nation's solar potential as well as create a lasting model for the production of electricity.

" These three projects show TotalEnergies' passion to support Angola during the energy change by generating power with low carbon strength and creating renewables in a country with solid potential."

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