International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Telecommunication Engineering | Congo (DRC) | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023 | Rating: 4.4 / 10


The Problem of Electric Power in the Face of the Development of the Great Katanga

Kasama Mumba Egide | Mbangu Tshingej Nene | Kylhauri Asani Deogratias


Abstract: Katanga is located southeast of the DR CONGO, it is a real castle dominated by a steep slope, whose rivers flow from the South, towards the North in the direction of the central basin, these streams are dotted with falls and rapids allowing him to have a rich hydropower potential reinforcement distributed throughout the region. Its installed hydroelectric power is 504MV (SNEL, 2014) so the current production is ............ .. MVA is ................% of its installed capacity. It should be noted that the average electricity consumption is 344 Kwh per inhabitant per year, while that of Sub-Saharan Africa is 534.5 Kwh / Hab / year (PROPARCO, 2013), while the electricity deficit is 500MMW (Ministry RHE RDCongo, 2014) due to the lack of energy policy in our country. Indeed, the increase in electricity production is an essential indicator of economic development, which is synonymous with the improvement of the quality of life and wealth creation (observed, 2013), underlining that in DR CONGO the LAW N ? 14/011 of 17 June 2014 RELATING TO THE ELECTRIVITY SECTOR dedicated to the effective liberalization of the electricity sector still does not attract investment in this sector until today.


Keywords: Energy Issues, Energy Deficit, Hydroelectric Generation, Energy and Development Potential


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 591 - 594



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