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.