Government states that Santo Antão “is practically covered” with “quality” electricity

Porto Novo, Dec 2 (Inforpress) – Santo Antão is already an island “practically covered with quality electrical energy”, thanks to the investments have been made in the sector, especially under the “six islands” program, according to the Government.

The Minister of Energy, Alexandre Monteiro, was in the last days visiting Santo Antão and was able to verify the investments made in the energy sector, namely in the extension of the electricity network in the three municipalities, which allowed to bring quality energy “to almost all locations”.

The minister, referring to the investments made on the island, informed that Santo Antão already has coverage “practically 100 percent (%)” of the electric light, with only some small villages that are distant from the public network, but already in the first months of 2021, they will be covered.

These are the cases of Espadaná, Matinho, Moroços, in the Planalto Leste, and João Bento, in the country of the municipality of Porto Novo, whose projects are included in the investment plan of the Electricity and Water Company (Electra) for next year.



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