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Namibia Counting on Mozambique as Power Source

Namibia Counting on Mozambique as Power Source

From All Africa

Mozambique plans to export 122 megawatts of electricity to Namibia, from a gas fired power station at Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa.

The power source is natural gas, extracted from Temane, in Inhambane province, by the South Africa petro- chemical giant, Sasol.

The Ressano Garcia electricity generation park is operated by the British company Aggreko. The first phase of the project, inaugurated in 2012, had a generation capacity of 110 megawatts. Now the power station has increased its capacity by a further 122 megawatts to meet a request from Namibia. The total generating capacity has now reached 232 megawatts.

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