Cafula – Nova Biopio Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 195km from Cafula Hydropower Plant, Lunda Sul, Angola, to Nova Biopio, Benguela, Angola.

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2025.


Cafula – Nova Biopio Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Rede Nacional de Transporte de Electricidade. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $80m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Cafula – Nova Biopio Line project development status

The construction works on the Cafula – Nova Biopio Line project will be commenced in 2023 and commissioning is expected in 2025.


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