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March 28, 2019
The African Development Bank Board has approved US$20 million in loans to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to support renewable energy mini-grids of 3-10MW capacity at three cities that are currently off-grid.
June 7, 2018
UK-based off-grid renewables specialist BBOXX has signed a deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to bring clean power to 2.5 million citizens across the African country by 2020, via off-grid solar kits and mini-grids.
October 12, 2016
PV power company Canadian Solar announced that with Empowered by Light and in partnership with the GivePower Foundation, it has donated 30kW PV panels with 72 poly cell matrix, CS6X-P, to the first mini-grid systems in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
August 26, 2016
Not-for-profit GivePower Foundation, created by US firm SolarCity, has installed the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) first minigrid using solar and battery storage at Virunga National Park.

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