DR Congo: Fortescue ‘to develop Grand Inga’

Issue 441 - 24 Jun 2021

Media reports in mid-June said the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government had selected Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group to develop all six phases of the Grand Inga hydroelectric power project, in the latest iteration of the HEP mega-project’s long history. Reuters quoted President Felix Tshisekedi’s infrastructure advisor Alexy Kayembe De Bampende as saying in a text message that “Fortescue will be the sole operator for the entire Grand Inga (3 to 8).

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