Cahora Bassa


Cahora Bassa

In 2012, REN acquired 7.5% of the capital of the Mozambican company Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB), which is the holder of the Cahora Bassa Dam hydroelectric concession, located in the province of Tete, central-western Mozambique.

The company’s main object is the management, operation, and maintenance of the hydroelectric undertaking, which includes a hydroelectric power station with an installed capacity of 2,075 MW, two substations, 1,400 km of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and high-voltage alternating current (HVAC) lines.

Cahora Bassa Dam

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The power station supplies electricity to Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and other member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
An international reference, decisively boosting the development of Mozambique's national and regional energy matrix.


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