By International Energy Agency
On the request of the Angolan govt in 2005, the IEA performed a survey of the Angolan strength area and effort guidelines. This ensuing document on Angola specializes in parts for precedence motion and hones in on strength subsectors more likely to play the most important function in assembly family call for for contemporary strength providers: particularly electrical energy and oil items. As biomass at present performs an enormous function in assembly the bulk of the power wishes of Angolan families, this sub-sector can be featured, with emphasis on bettering the sustainability of this renewable strength resource. This examine bargains a pragmatic replace on Angolas today's strength scenario and identifies the most priorities which can shape the foundation of a good total power process. It additionally offers classes which may be appropriate in lots of different constructing countries.--Publisher's description. Read more...
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For example, the Luanda refinery has 10-12 MW of generating capacity. However, most also take power from the grid when it is available. None of this self-generation capacity is reportedly fed into ENE or EDEL’s systems, but used exclusively by the owners when grid supplies are out. However, there are reports that some auto-generation is used to power informal networks for surrounding businesses and households. The total amount of self-generation capacity is unknown, though most estimates are around 20% of the country’s total, implying about 225 MW.
5% of GDP as a result of higher oil revenues and measures to improve budget execution procedures and controls, while revenues from international trade taxes failed to rise despite the transfer of customs management in Luanda to Crown Agents. The stabilisation measures implemented since 2003 succeeded in holding inflation to an estimated average of 40% in 2004, and inflation is expected to fall further to 31% in 2005 and 26% in 2006. If the process is to be sustainable, however, it will require prudent management of the non-oil fiscal deficit (defined as the overall fiscal deficit excluding oil revenues – a key indicator for assessing fiscal sustainability in natural resource-rich countries) and a careful approach to windfall profits from high oil prices for the long-term benefit of the country.
This is now reportedly in progress, although there is no timetable for eventual physical unbundling, and as of mid-2005 the government had yet to decide ENE’s final structure. © OECD/IEA, 2006 Restructuring plans 46 - ELECTRICITY The Luanda distribution company, EDEL, may also be broken into a number of companies, though it apparently has not been decided whether these would compete or operate exclusive concessions. LEGAL FRAMEWORK This section provides a brief overview of some of the main laws and decrees affecting the electricity sector.