Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.28% is in Angola. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in Angola, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.
The Lauca is a 2,070.50MW hydro power project located in Malanje, Angola. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 2017. Empresa Nacional de Electricidade – E.P. own the project. Buy the profile here.
The 960MW Cambambe hydro power project is located in Cuanza Norte, Angola. Empresa Nacional de Electricidade – E.P. has developed the project. It was commissioned in 1962. The project is owned by Empresa Nacional de Electricidade – E.P.. Buy the profile here.
The Gove is a 60MW hydro project. Elecnor owns the project. It was commissioned in 2012. The project was developed by Elecnor. It is located in Huambo, Angola. Buy the profile here.
The Lomaum hydro project with a capacity of 50MW came online in 1959. The project was developed by Empresa Nacional de Electricidade – E.P.. Empresa Nacional de Electricidade – E.P. have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Benguela, Angola. Buy the profile here.
The Mabubas has been operating since 2012. The 26.80MW hydro project is located in Bengo, Angola. Buy the profile here.
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