Central Africa

Kamoa Copper Mine and DRC power utility upgrading Inga II turbine

Kamoa Copper SA and the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned power company SNEL have extended their existing financial agreement to upgrade Turbine 5 at the Inga II hydropower facility on the Congo River.


Moyi Power

Moyi Power to provide 500,000 DRC residents with power

Moyi Power, a consortium led by Gridworks and including Eranove and AEE Power, has signed three concession agreements that will see the company develop, build and operate three large-scale solar hybrid off-grid utilities in the DRC.

Climate charity shares thoughts on boosting conservation for WED

On World Environment Day (June 5 2021), climate experts warn sustainable incomes for rural communities are key to protecting the planet.
DRC Hydropower partnership

DRC hydropower strengthened by SNEL and mining group’s PPP

Ivanhoe Mines Energy DRC has signed an MOU in a public-private partnership with the DRC's public utility SNEL to upgrade the Inga II hydropower plant.
DRC solar

DRC: A central African off-grid solar PV opportunity

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) offers a compelling opportunity for investment in off-grid solar, a new market review signals.
Tembo Power

New MD of Tembo Power engineering division speaks out

Independent power producer Tembo Power Holdings recently appointed Bertrand Rochecouste Collet, a former senior technical director at Zutari (previously Aurecon), as a managing director in charge of its engineering division as of 1 June 2021.

MIGA issues guarantees of up to $37.1m to AIIF3 in aid of clean power

The MIGA guarantees will support the African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3 (AIIF3's) investments in Bboxx’s central and east African subsidiaries delivering decentralisation products and services.