City of Tombwa, Angola has new power station

8 July 2009

Luanda, Angola, 8 July – The city of Tombwa, in the southern Angolan province of Namibe, is now supplied with electricity by a new power station built by a partnership involving Angolan companies and a Portuguese company, the consortium said in Luanda Tuesday.

The new equipment, which according to the information provided by the consortium, will produce around 50 GWh of electricity, will also serve the flour and fish canning factories in Tombwa, a city which in colonial times was one of the most important industrial hubs for fishing products.

The power plant was built by Angolan companies Empresa Nacional de Electricidade e Energias Renováveis de Angola and Portuguese company, Fineterc Energia.

The plant incoporates the most recent technical and operational solutions, making it possible to set up an efficient and safe production unit, the model of which may be replicated in other regions of Angola, the statement said.(macauhub)