Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Improving the Business climate in DRC, "the indicator allowed to build improved":   To meet the requirements of flexibility and speed in the process of obtaining the building permit, the Government through the Ministry of Planning and Housing has taken a Ministerial Decree No. CAB / MIN-UH / 023/2018 of the May 31, 2018 amending                                                    Official launch of the activities of the 2th edition of the fair International Agricultural of Kinshasa: Under the initiative of the Provincial Ministry of Agriculture of Kinshasa, the official launch for the 2nd International Agricultural Fair of Kinshasa took place on Wednesday June 14, 2017 at the KEMPISKI FLEUVE CONGO HOTEL. During the ceremony, several speeches were                                                    The Democratic Republic of Congo presents the Doing Business 2018 reforms: Under the patronage of His Excellency BAHATI LUKUEBO, Minister of State, Minister of Planning, the National Agency for the Promotion of Investment organized on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at  Pullman Hotel, a workshop presenting the 2018 Doing Business reforms. Six indicators                                                    “The time for Africa is now – we can’t slow down, we must quicken the pace”: Adesina: India is the perfect place for the African Development Bank to focus on the transformative power of agriculture, Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has told the African, Indian and international press. “India is an inspiration to Africa, in that its Green                                                    Burey Gold expands in Kilo-Moto greenstone belt: Mining company Burey Gold inked an agreement with Emirati firm Medidoc FZE to buy a 60% onterest in Tendao project which comprises five exploration licences covering a total of 1,456 km², in North-Western part of DR Congo. The deal will                                                    DRC will take part at The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi: The Democratic Republic of Congo will take part at The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi, Kenya's capital. The delegation led by the Managing Director of the National Vocational Training Institute (INPP), Maurice Tshikuya                                                    kwilu: sensitization of executives of the public administration on the improvement of the business climate: Executives of the public administration and the private sector in the province of Kwilu and particularly those from Bandundu city, the capital of the province have been sensitized for two days on the reforms implemented to improve the business and                                                    Need to adapt the geological map of the DRC to the understanding of new minerals: Mr. Ikoli, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Minister of Mines, noted the need to adapt the old geological map of 1972 to the understanding of new minerals at the opening of the validation workshop of the new geological map                                                    FIKIN opens its doors this Saturday 16th of July 2016: The fair activities of Kinshasa for the year 2016 will start on Saturday, July 16 and close on 15th August, announced the Director General of the International Fair of Kinshasa (FIKIN), Eugene Bokopolo. The N ° 1 of FIKIN engaged with the                                                    The Government has committed to improving the income of farmers for agricultural growth of at least 6%: The Government of the Democratic Republic Congo is planning to sustainably promoteagricultural and food sectors in priority and develop the agri-business between 2015 and 2016. The aim is to improve farmers' incomes and achieve an agricultural growth of at least 6%                                                   

Investment procedures in the electricity sector

A. To become self-producer of electricity

  • To build a hydroelectric power plant for personal use, you should obtain a license from the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) ;
  • In case he would sell electricity, you should must apply to the same Ministry.

In any case, the promoter may rely on the support of ANAPI which will advocate for him with the Ministry concerned.

B. Partnership Procedure.

In case of project financing

  • Directly contact either the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources or SNEL (public electricity company) for signing a memorandum of understanding ;
  • A MoU may be considered following discussions which result from the contact with the Ministry of Energy and SNEL.

In case of implementation of a project

  • Being registered as a company existing in the DRC ;
  • Get approval from the Ministries of Energy and Public Works.

C. Procedure for electricity connection

Four (4) steps are required for connecting in medium voltage (MT) :

Step One : Opening of the file (3 days)

  • Withdrawal of the application form by the applicant from the Research department in charge of electrical connection of the private cabins or from the website of the National Electricity Company (www.snel-rdc.com) ;
  • Submission of the complete file (form, civil engineering plans and wiring diagrams).

Step Two : Technical studies and approval of the application (7 days)

  • Review by SNEL of the record of the new Medium Voltage cabin (MV)/Low Voltage (LV) in accordance with plans and standard patterns and assessment of the possibility to connect it to the network ;
  • Issuance of quotations thereon by SNEL in case of a favorable opinion at the applicant’s expense and in case of refusal, the applicant’s notification by SNEL in that regard.

Step Three : Technical examination (1 day)

  • Payment to SNEL of the quotation by the applicant and notification by the latter of the end of Cabin construction at SNEL ;
  • Compliance control by SNEL of the piece of work compared to approved drawings and diagrams and that of the connection material in relation to the technical specifications required.

Step Four : Signature and setting the cabin into service (7 days)

  • Payment of the subscription policy ;
  • Signature of the energy supply contract ;
  • Connecting the MT/LT cab to the network ;
  • Setting the system of counting, adjusting and automation ;
  • Setting the cabin into service.

Time required : 18 days.

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