United States interested in supporting Mozambican energy sector

14 August 2013

The United States may be interested in supporting expansion of Mozambique’s electric power network, said Carlos Pascual, the US Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, reports the Maputo-based daily Notícias.

Pascual, who is also an ambassador and US Department of State special envoy, made his comments on Tuesday in Maputo, indicating that business organisations from his country were interested in Mozambique’s gas discoveries and development of the Mozambican energy sector.

There is a need to identify ways to act in order to form partnerships with the energy sector, he said.

“It is important to acknowledge that these investments can involve millions of dollars. But what needs to be known now is how we can involve the private sector in cooperation with the government, as those discussions should lead to expansion of the energy sector,” Pascual said. (macauhub)