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Gas to play a growing role in Angola’s power sector

Angola’s gas-fired power plans may offer private players the chance to build their own facilities Angola’s gas-fired power plans may offer private players the chance to build their own facilities.
By Felix Janvrin 12 December 2018 Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 33661
A platform off Angola. (Galp)

Angola is set to expand the role of gas in its domestic power sector over the coming years as the country moves to upgrade its generation fleet. This will offer opportunities for private players to build their own gas-fired plants, although the divestment of existing state-controlled assets could change the playing field.

The government approved the 2018-2022 National Development Plan (NDP) in May. It sets a target for Angola to have 1.5 GW of new privately run generation capacity by the end...