Société sino-congolaise des mines (SICOMINES) will finance the construction of 18 drinking water supply systems in four localities in the province of Lualaba in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The new pipelines will enable the company to improve access to drinking water for 8,000 people.
Billionaire Kenyan investor Julius Mwale has made an entry into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) market where he will be establishing a solar battery manufacturing plant. The project will seek to power cities in Kenya and the rest of Africa including DRC.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have started works under the Scaling Mini-Grid (SMG) program, which was designed by the World Bank to improve electrification in the central African country.
Bboxx and the Government of (DRC have expanded their partnership to provide clean and affordable energy to millions of Congolese people. Under this extension, Bboxx will expand its clean energy services to the provinces of Kasai Central, Kasai, Kasai Oriental, Kwilu, Bas-Congo, Equateur and Kinshasa.
The Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA), represented by Chief Executive Officer, Jessica Stephens, and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) represented by the Secretary General, Ms Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can leverage its abundant cobalt resources and hydroelectric power to become a low-cost and low-emissions producer of lithium-ion battery cathode precursor materials.
Planned to cover a total of 21 provincial capitals with more than 200 megawatts of capacity, the mini-photovoltaic power plant project aims to bring the population’s electricity supply rate to 30% by 2024, from the current 19%.