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South Africa Pushes For Grand Inga Hydropower Project Go-Ahead

AFRICANGLOBE - The Grand Inga Hydropower project may prove to be South Africa's solution to the current and future energy challenges if the South African legislature ratifies the treaty on the energy scheme with the Democratic Republic of Congo. The multi- phase hydro power station has the potential to generate approximately 40,000MW, sufficient to power half of Africa.

South Africa, DR Congo Sign Grand Inga Mega Dam Treaty

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday signed a crucial treaty on the Grand Inga hydropower project, which could eventually become the largest hydroelectric project in the world, with the potential to power half of the continent.

Grand Inga, The Ultimate African Power Project

AFRICANGLOBE - With an estimated cost of $80bn, the Grand Inga Hydropower Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will not come cheap. But its 40GW output would drive Africa into a brave new world of industrialisation, potentially lighting up the continent from Cape Town to Cairo.