Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) is proud to announce Hon. Olivier Mwenze Mukaleng will attend the African Oil Week. The Minister of Water Resources and Electricity of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will attend the main Oil and Gas event, held in the heart of Cape Town. Organized by Hyve Group Plc., Africa Oil Week is the home of the African upstream, and this unmissable event will bring together the main energy stakeholders from 3 to 7 October in Cape Town under the theme: Sustainable growth in a low carbon world.
“We are honored to host the Hon. Olivier Mwenze Mukaleng at the African Oil Week. His presence is a valuable addition to Africa Oil Week,” said Paul Sinclair, Vice President of Energy and Director of Government Relations for Africa Oil Week. "Mr. Mukaleng is the Minister of Water Resources and Electricity.
This will be Bro. Olivier Mwenze Mukaleng's first year and a half in office representing the water resources and electricity of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The presence of Mr Mukaleng at the 2022 African Petroleum Conference is to expand the country's energy resources The priority is to increase the availability of residential electricity and other utilities over the next two years In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, only 19% of the population had access to electricity in 2019.
With the establishment of the new and smallest government in the country since 2021, it is Mr. Mukaleng's duty to obtain funding and seek plausible solutions to increase public service resources.
the DRC are focused on connecting 30% of their population to electricity by 2024.
Renewable energy will remain a priority as q The country has received support from international banks and green deal alliances (https://bit.ly/3LzNaVy).
The DRC's commitment to sustainability has been in process since 2021 with the Scaling Mini Grid Program (SMG) that will allow clean energy in the 145 territories of the country.
Mr. Mukaleng is not ruling out any resources so that DRC constituents are on track to have public services available in a third of Congo households by 2024.
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He will attend the conference along with high-level delegates and more than 50 ministers and government leaders: Africa Oil Week 2022 (www.Africa-OilWeek.com).