IV. legal framework

The energy sector in the DRC is regulated by Law No. 14/011 of 17 June 2014 which aims in particular to achieve:

  • Effective liberalization of the sector;
  • The promotion and harmonious development of supply in urban, pre-urban and rural areas;
  • The coverage in electricity need for all categories by the quality supplies;
  • The guarantee of fair competition between operators and users’ rights.

This law applies to activities of production, transmission, distribution, import, export and marketing of electricity implemented by any operator.

8 February 2019