A team from the Office of Studies, Innovations, Energy and Development (BEID) has been staying for a few hours in the province of Lomami where it is beginning feasibility studies which should lead to the construction of a 3 megawatt photovoltaic power station in this part of country.
With this in mind, discussions took place between the BEID delegation and the Governor of Lomami, Nathan Ilunga Numbi, on Monday July 4, 2022, in the presence of Job Mundeku, member of the Project Coordination and Management Unit at the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity.
According to the head of the delegation, the mission in this part of the country is part of the collection of data on the city of Kabinda, in order to complete the studies carried out as part of the project to electrify the 21 chief towns. provinces including the city of Kabinda.
As part of the project, it will be, among other things, the installation of a 3 megawatt photovoltaic power plant (about 5 hectares of land), then a generator for the electrification of the capital of the province of Lomami . It will also be a question, during this study, of finding a site to house a hydroelectric power station.
For some members of the delegation, these umpteenth studies come to adjust those carried out in 2020 and 2021 before the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted the program. And will follow, according to the experts, the presentation of the project to the private operators who will come for the execution.