DR Congo/Zambia: Luapula timeline extended

Issue 366 - 04 May 2018 | 1 minute read

The energy ministers of Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Kinshasa on 5 April setting out a new timetable for a joint 1,000MW-1,400MW hydroelectric project involving several sites on the Luapula River.The MoU sets 2021 as the date for finalisation of the feasibility study and environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA), the launch of construction tenders and the award of the contract. The previous deadline was end-2018.

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