British International Investment


Democratic Republic of CongoCentral AfricaInfrastructure

Virunga Energy is a hydro-electric power business in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), backed by the UK charity, Virunga Foundation. It provides clean electricity to communities living in and around Virunga National Park in North Kivu, Eastern Congo.

CDC’s investment will support the development of the electricity grid and the construction of two new plants, resulting in almost 30 megawatts (MW) of new generation.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $9m Infrastructure March 2016 Active

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