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Angola to supply rural population with solar energy

The Angolan government has unveiled an ambitious scheme to supply solar energy to rural populations over the coming 15 years
Launching the project in Luanda Friday, Deputy Energy Minister Rui Tito said studies indicate that Angola has sufficient potential for a nationwide rural electrification program using solar power.

Under the 220 million US dollars renewal energy scheme, 1,300 villages across the country will be equipped with 15 solar generating plants each.

" The project aims to guarantee access to energy, giving better quality of life to people in remoter parts of the country," said Tito. Enditem


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News date: 17/12/2005

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