Project Summary Note - DRC Green Mini-Grid Program - Democratic Republic of Congo

The DRC Green Mini-Grid Program is a programmatic proposal which aims to serve as a pilot to innovative private-led electrification approach with renewable-based mini-grid solutions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – and thereby bringing power to sizeable cities, some of them with a few hundred thousand inhabitants, without any access to modern energy. In support of the DFID-backed “Essor - Access to Electricity (A2E)” initiative, the Bank proposes to provide debt financing and arrange co-financing from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and other development partners. The objective of the...