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Eskom to assist Angola generate up to 10 000 MW

The South African government and Eskom have agreed to assist Angola develop its large hydroelectric power potential of up to 10 000 megawatts.
An agreement signed this week between South Africa and Angola's energy departments provides potential for Angola to become a supplier of electricity.

Upon the signing of an implementation plan on Thursday night, South African energy minister, Dipuo Peters and her Angolan counterpart, Vera Lopez, decided to stage a three-day workshop in which Eskom will meet with Angolan companies to help unlock Angola's potential electricity supply.

Lopez reiterated the enormous hydroelectric power potential that Angola has but that the country could not do it without expertise from outside the country.

Additional information: More info on the Business Report website
News date: 07/09/2009

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