Norwegian Ambassador Open Power Plant

The hydroelectric power plant is a gift from Norway, and construction has taken place under the auspices of the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, who has assisted Timor Leste in energy and water resource management since 2003.

     A total of about 1.200 local workers participated in the construction of the power plant. The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate did put great emphasize on transferring knowledge and expertise  to the local community.
    The power plant provides electricity to the city of Baucau, which used to be dependent on diesel generators.

 

 

 

 

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