0
 

DR Congo: Inga capacity to be 90% restored by year-end


Issue 427 - 19 Nov 2020

Société Nationale d’Electricité (Snel) says the Inga I and II hydropower plants could be restored to 90% capacity by year-end following turbine rehabilitation work. The 351MW capacity of Inga I was fully restored in mid-November following repairs to the G16 turbine which broke down in early October, cutting supply to Matadi, Boma, Muanda and Tshela in Kongo Central province. News reports quoted the plant’s interim manager, Serge Mbiyavanga, as saying a short-circuit had damaged the 58.5MW turbine.

Want to read more?

Medium article

£7

(Access to one 401-800 word article)

Subscribe to African Energy

View subscription options

Don't have an account?

Register for access to our free content

An account also allows you to view selected free articles, set up news alerts, search our African Energy Live Data power projects database and view project locations on our interactive map

Register

Need help?

A member of our team will be pleased to assist you

Sales – Alex Wark

Support – Tara Mulvey

Tel: +44 (0)1424 721667