To achieve climate agreements, and meet its growing energy demands, Gabon is approaching energy planning through a different process.
Currently under 20% of the population in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has access to electricity, states the World Bank.
Join ESI Africa, Mining Review Africa, DRC Mining Week, and Knight Piesold as we examine the potential of hydroelectric power in the DRC, for the benefit of the mining industry and the surrounding communities.
Plans for the 15MW plant achieved recognised good practice across 11 environmental, social and governance performance criteria examined in a study.
Two solar power initiatives are set to power up Chad, where as little as 6.4% of the population has access to reliable electricity.
Transmission and Distribution
Egyptian electric company Elsewedy Electric signed a $38.8 million contract with SNEL to build a high voltage 220-15/6.6kV distribution substation in DRC.
The new bundle, promoted first in DRC and Togo, offers customers a Bboxx solar home system (SHS) and television with a pay-TV access package.
Clean energy provider SustainSolar and mini-grid developer Equatorial Power join forces for another solar mini-grid on Idjwi Island, DRC.
Finance and Policy
The forum is part of a five-part series of regional meetings that since 2012 has gathered utility CEOs and executives around the continent.