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November 24, 2021

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

By Carmen

Kinshasa is a 900MW hydro power project. It is planned on Congo river/basin in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 900 900 Announced Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Power Construction Corporation of China

Description

The project is being developed by Power Construction Corporation of China . Power Construction Corporation of China and Great Lakes Energy Cooperative are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

The project cost is expected to be around $3,000m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

About Power Construction Corporation of China

Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) is a state-owned construction company. It provides contracting, survey and design services for water conservation, wind power, thermal power, hydropower projects and power and infrastructure projects. PowerChina also manufactures power station auxiliary equipment and metal component products. It offers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to hydropower, water works, thermal power, energy, and transmission and distribution projects. PowerChina’s brands include Hydrochina , Sepco III, Hypec and Sinohydro . The company carries out real estate, investment and finance businesses, and provides operations and maintenance (O&M) services. The company executes construction projects in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Europe. PowerChina is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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