Company Profile

Kipay Investments

Mission

To be an Independent Power Producer in the Democratic Republic of Congo focused solely on renewable energy, including but not limited to hydropower.

A CLEAR SOLUTION

Kipay is a DRC-based firm dedicated to solving a major problem in the DRC: a shortage of electricity production. With a current deficit of over 2,500 MW in the entire country, Kipay seeks to utilize hydro power, a sustainably generated source of energy which is low-cost and low-maintenance, as the conduit to meet electricity demand in the DR Congo.

Envisioned and led by a native Congolese entrepreneur, Kipay will use energy as the catalyst for the development of socio-economic activities and will provide unserved users in the region with favorable pricing terms, reliably and with minimal impact to the environment. This availability will undoubtedly encourage the development and improvement of current infrastructure and will mark a new chapter of fluid growth in the region.

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Local Knowledge

Kipay Investments was founded in 2015 and is run by Congolese businessmen who have built their careers on delivering profitable projects that have benefited their countrymen. Kipay has real local knowledge, and as a company, it goes out of their way to cultivate it, which ensures that it is better placed to assess and to mitigate the challenges that they encounter. Eric Monga and Yamandou Alexander bring to Kipay a wealth of expertise in structuring and delivering the kinds of infrastructure projects that require patient long-term investment.

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Capacity building

A key concept for KIPAY is to develop the sector and its talents. Kipay works closely with the University of Lubumbashi to ensure that the geologists and engineers that the university are training develop the highest levels of competence in hydroelectricity generation and management. This will ensure that the DRC builds and maintains the capacity to sustain its hydropower projects for generations to come.

KIPAY has been designated as the first ‘Power Africa Project’ in DRC.

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