President Felix Tshisekedi outlined a number of electricity projects in his first state of the nation address on 13 December. Tshisekedi, who took office in January, said his government had started talks with international doors, seeking support for power projects. Plans to develop Inga 3 as an 11,000MW project have been stalled by the inability of the Chinese and European developers to form a single consortium to develop the project. Tshisekedi suggested building a single dam on the Congo River and steadily adding turbines to reach 4,800MW, 7,500MW, and finally 11,000MW or more.
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