Spanish company invests in wind power in Angola

25 September 2019

Spanish company V&V Rending proposes to invest US$180 million in Angola in wind power production in the Kiwaba Nzoji municipality of Malanje province, and expects to start in 2020, the company’s chairman said at the end of a hearing granted by the deputy provincial governor for the political, economic and social sector, Domingos Eduardo.

Pedro Luís Villar López said the economic feasibility studies had already been carried out by the Ministry of Energy and Water at the site where from January 2020 the first wind farm in Angola will be located.

The chairman of the Spanish company, which did not disclose the plant’s production capacity, said the project included the construction of a 100-kilometre high-voltage power transmission network.

Villar López also said that the company’s portfolio includes several hydroelectric projects, which will be developed in other regions of the country.

According to the website, V&V Rending is an integrated company and a leader in the energy industry, consolidated in the Production, Processing, Marketing and Import/Export of crude oil and its derivatives, and renewable energy, through División V&V de Energía Renovable. (Macauhub)