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Mozambique - Temane Transmission Project, Mozambique Integrated Transmission Backbone System (STE Project), Phase 1: Vilanculos – Maputo – ESIA Summary


Mozambique is in possession of abundant natural energy resources including a hydropower potential roughly estimated at 12,000 MW, large amounts of coal in the Tete area and substantial proven deposits of natural gas in the Buzi, Pande, Palma and Temane areas. These resources can provide Mozambique with electric power essential for economic development and for large scale power export to neighboring countries, in the medium to long-term, serving as a substantial source of export revenue and economic growth.

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