Cuanza Norte Wind Resource Assessment

PROJECTS

Cuanza Norte Wind Resource Assessment

Client

Ministério da Energia e Águas de Angola

Services

Feasibility Studies

Beginning

2013

Conclusion

2014

Location

Samba Caju

CONTEXT

The Government of Angola objective was to increase the renewable penetration in Angola, as promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the country through the diversification of energy generation sources.

 

 

OBJECTIVES

The main goal of “Cuanza Norte Wind Resource Assessment” project was to assess the energy potential in two locations through wind measurement campaigns.

 

 

DESCRIPTION

The “Cuanza Norte Wind Resource Assessment” project includes: wind measurement campaigns in Pambos de Sonhe and Samba Caju, Kwanza Norte; campaigns of wind data collection during 12 months, using anemometric stations; creation of an available energy grid (WASP software) through the collected data; identification of areas with potential for the placement of wind turbines; and finally, a feasibility study for the construction of the first wind farm in Angola.

 

 

SUMMARY OF SERVICES
  • Measurement campaigns
  • Feasibility studies