Tuesday
February 23
2021

Angola Receives US $250 Million From World Bank to Enhance Electricity Access

By Frank

The government of Angola has received US$250 million from the World Bank to improve the operational performance of the electricity sector utilities and increase electricity access in selected cities of Angola.

The  Electricity Sector Improvement and Access Project will finance electrification investments in the provinces of Luanda, Benguela, Huila, and Huambo, delivering 196,500 new electricity connections that will benefit close to one million people and 93,857 public lights.

Photo courtesy of Lukas Bato.

Source: Africa Inc (link opens in a new window)

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Energy
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electricity, energy, energy access, energy poverty, finance