Benguela – Angola’s 188.8 MW largest photovoltaic solar power plant located in Biópio commune in Catumbela municipality, coastal Benguela province, started operating this Wednesday, after its inauguration by the head of State João Lourenço.

The infrastructure built by the consortium that brings together the US company Sun Africa LCC and the Portuguese construction company MCA (M.Couto Alves, S.A.) cost 256 million Euros.

The project will strengthen the national electricity system.

The opening ceremony, which was attended by the First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço, and the aides of the incumbent of the Executive Power, marked the 100% start-up of the Biópio...