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Mozambique: Electrical Interconnection Project to South Africa with US Capital

The involvement of Malawi is seen as decisive for the profitability of the project, through the electricity supply to the respective market, as well as the South African one, in particular of Eskom as a customer and purchaser of the energy produced by MSAP. The promoters aim to obtain the bulk of the funding from USAID, the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and the Department of Energy (DOE), classifying it as a priority project. The use of Eximbanks will be another source.
AEPA is chaired by RAY LEONARD (RL), an executive with long experience in the oil sector, seconded by ROBIN SUTHERLAND and TIM O'HANLON, both former executives of Tullow Oil, a company in the oil sector with origin in Ireland and with a strong presence in Africa (Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Namibia, Ghana). The group appears in association with the Turks of CALIK Enerji and the North American consulting and lobbying company Linden Strategies. READ MORE