Ruzizi IV-Congo is a 287MW hydro power project. It is planned on Ruzizi river/basin in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 287 287 Permitting Democratic Republic of the Congo Electricite des Grands Lacs


The project is being developed and currently owned by Electricite des Grands Lacs.

Ruzizi IV-Congo is a run-of-river project. The project cost is expected to be around $154.35m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.


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