Malanje: Water reaches LaA�ca dam reservoir

LaA�ca – The filling process of the northern Malanje province-based LaA�ca Hydroelectrict Dam, under construction since 2012, kicked-off Saturday (March 11) by President of Republic, Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

The crucial process will allow the first of the six turbines with capacity of 334 megawatts to started generating energy next July.

The structuring project is part of 2012-2017 National Development Plan to ensure the country stability in the power sector.

The 156 meter-high and 1, 200 meter-long undertaking (LaA�ca Dam) has a capacity for 2,070 megawatts.

Source: Angola Press News Agency