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Luis Silva Featured in CEOWORLD on Renewable Energy

Alwihda Info | Par Loretta Mock - 12 Avril 2016

CEO of AJS Provides insights into Renewables for Africa’s Future

VIANA, ANGOLA, April 12, 2016 - Antonio J. Silva Transportes e Logistica (AJS), Angola’s leading full-service solutions and logistics company for the transportation industry, announced that Luis Silva, CEO, was featured in an article on the importance of renewables in Africa. AJS has ventures in the renewables space, including the construction of a mini-hydro.

The article looks at Africa’s energy needs, and argues that African countries can be in the forefront of the renewables movement, creating more energy with less carbon footprint. It is expected that Africa’s energy needs will double by 2030, and that renewables including biomass, hydro power, wind and solar could potentially account for 22% of that requirement in the future.

Among other benefits of renewables, African countries have a chance to become carbon-neutral leaders, and will be a force for innovative energy ideas in the future. Additionally renewables are attracting investment, creating new opportunities for Africa’s energy entrepreneurs. Finally, increasing the availability of energy, while reducing costs, will be a boon to both people and industry in the region.

The article states: “Sub-Saharan African countries have a unique opportunity to develop and prosper based on renewable energy sources and lead the world in sustainable energy production. This is a future that all Africans can be proud of.”
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About Antonio J. Silva LDA Transportes E Logistica (AJS)
Founded in 1975, Antonio J. Silva Lda Transportes Logistica (AJS) is Angola’s number one full-service solutions company for the transportation industry throughout the supply chain, supporting the country’s economy by providing integrated logistical services, transport of goods, stock control, storage, and door-to-door transportation. Antonio J. Silva and his wife started the company with just with one truck for their vegetables and beer production business in Agola’s Cacauco district, and now AJS has a fleet of more than 200 vehicles and an extensive number of contracts for its all-encompassing services such as with the dam of Capanda; Catoca Mining Society; Cuango; and Chitotolo. Today, the Company is run by the Silva’s second-generation of entrepreneurs with Antonio J. Silva’s son, Luis Silva, at the helm as CEO/Managing Director, leading AJS into a future of expansion within and outside of the Angola region in the transportation industry and with charitable giving. Presently, AJS is headquartered in the thriving Angola town of Viana, a suburb of Luanda. To learn more about AJS, visit the Company’s website at

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