Major investments promised to tackle DRC Copperbelt’s growing energy deficit


Issue 251 - 28 Mar 2013 | 6 minute read
The demands of big new mining projects are aggravating DRC’s energy deficit. Confronted with a serious bottleneck to growth, local employers and foreign investors are looking to more sector liberalisation. Their concerns could be met by a new law, which will offer cost-reflective tariffs and other incentives. Also expected in coming months is another big commitment to develop hydropower resources at Inga.

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