Mozambique generates extra power

February 26th, 2015, Published in Articles: Energize

 

Aggreko, in partnership with Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), the state power utility has commissioned 11 MW of generation capacity in the port city of Nacala, northern Mozambique. This facility will be further increased by 7 MW in the coming weeks, bringing the total capacity of the plant to 18 MW. With consistent annual GDP growth of more than 7% and a rapidly expanding industrial sector, power demands across Mozambique are increasing exponentially. In its role as the national power utility and system operator in Mozambique, EDM is working to bring high quality electricity throughout the country by increasing generation capacity and further developing transmission and distribution networks. The strain on power supplies in northern Mozambique has been increased due to recent seasonal flooding that has caused disruption to power networks in a number of Northern provinces. The additional generation capacity from this new plant comes on-line at a critical time, helping ensure power supplies are maintained to essential services in Nampula province.

Contact Sheldon Bailey, Aggreko, Tel 011 357-8900, sheldon.bailey@aggreko.co.za

 

 

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