Rural electrification. Renewable energy  N/A



Additional study on the electrification of the city of Kabinda

Country : DRC. .
Client : AFD (French Development Agency) .
Start Date : 2022-06-01
Completion Date : 2022-07-31
Value of services : 39 977 EUROS
Funder : AFD (French Development Agency ) .
Associate/Partner : VSI Afrique
Description :
Following the pre-feasibility studies for the electrification of 21 DRC towns carried out in 2020-2021 by IED and VSI Afrique, French Development Agency (AFD) asked IED to carry out a on-site mission to Kabinda to clarify, confirm or correct the pre-feasibility study hypotheses. In particular, it was a question of adjusting the demand for electricity and the means of production adapted to the locality.
Description of the Actual Services Provided 1/ Electricity demand analysis
- State of the art of the existing
- Updating population data
- Collection of consumption data from major consumers
2/ Electricity generation
- Selection of a suitable site for solar photovoltaic generation
- Visit to potential hydropower sites
- Analysis of the potential for electricity generation from biomass
3/ Update of the assumptions and results of the pre-feasibility study

Key Final Deliverables:
- Supplementary study report