TI-UP Enquiry: hydro potential of the Congo River.

Abstract

The Congo River's hydroelectric potential is estimated at 100,000 MW, 44,000 MW of which come from the Inga site alone. It has been estimated that the hydroelectric potential of the Congo basin amounts to about one-sixth of the known world resources, but only a fraction of this potential has been harnessed.

This resource was produced by TI-UP – a DFID-funded resource centre for technology, infrastructure and urban planning, managed by IMC Worldwide Ltd

Citation

Paling, S. TI-UP Enquiry: hydro potential of the Congo River. TI-UP Resource Centre, London, UK (2007) 2 pp.

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