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The project consists of the expansion of the existing hydroelectric power station Cambambe I by a second turbine house (Cambambe II). After the expansion, the power station will have a total capacity of about 960 MW. The power station is to meet the rising energy demand in Angola.

The Cambambe project is classified as a category A-project with respect to its environmental impact. More detailed information on the environmental impacts of the project can be found in the environmental impact study, that are available in the following document:


Environmental Impact Study for The Rehabilitation and Expansion of The Cambambe Hydroelectric Power Plant

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Cobre Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Executive Summary

Project Mina de Cobre Panamá Project Financing Executive Summary

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The information was published on EKN's website on July 5th, 2013. Comments on the project can be made within at least 30 days. This procedure is in accordance with the OECD Recommendation on Common Approaches for Export Credit Agencies (ECAs).

*In the case of reinsurance, EKN bases its environmental and social assessment on the review previously performed by the export credit institution that applies for reinsurance with EKN. This export credit institution has previously published MSKB projects in these with the OECD's recommendation.

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