Egypt’s Elsewedy clinches US$39m DRC electricity efficiency improvement contract

DR CONGO – Egyptian based electricity company Elsewedy Electric has signed a contract with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the construction of a 220-15/6.6 kV high-voltage distribution substation in the town of Kasumbalesa. As per the contract, Elsewedy Electric will provide engineering, procurement and construction services for the Kasumbalesa substation on a turnkey basis. According to a report by Africa Energy Portal construction of the electricity substation will enable the efficient management of the power flow between the Southern African Power Pool’s power grid and the power grid…

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