Energy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2014): The current electricity rationing program highlights a pressing problem


Lubumbashi – The Congo River has the potential to power a Continent – or almost – and yet energy remains the main challenge to miners operating in the DRC.

As a result of power shortages, in March 2014, the government announced an electricity-rationing program for mining companies with SNEL, the state owned power-company, being forced to stop entering into new contracts.Continue Reading