Egyptian EPC Will Build 10MW Solar PV Plant in DRC

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  • The Democratic Republic of Congo has signed an agreement with Egypt to build a 10 MW solar PV plant located in Tshipuka, Eastern Kasai Province.
  • The appointed EPC is Hassan Allam Construction and its subsidiary Power Generation Engineering and Services Company (PGESCO). 
  • The USD 19.7 million project will serve the province’s residents pending the commissioning of the 50MW Tshibasa hydroelectric power plant.

The agreement on the construction of this power plant took place during the visit of the DRC President, Felix Tshisekedi, to Egypt from 1 to 3 February 2021. A total of $400 million in investments were secured by the DRC during this trip.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal


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