July 16, 2024
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CEC | CEO’s presentation at the DRC Mining Week Expo and Conference

“Energy Transition and the Implication on Energy Supply in DRC – CEC Perspective”: presentation by Owen Silavwe, Chief Executive Officer, delivered today at the DRC Mining Week Expo and Conference in Lubumbashi.


  • As the world is increasingly concerned with climate change
  • Various stakeholders are moving forward with solutions to help with mitigation.
  • The energy sector has a big role to play in contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions.

Drivers of Energy Transition

  • Government regulation and policies that
    • Support decarbonization
    • Subsidised tariffs until renewables became competitive
  • Diversification of energy mix as a means to mitigate impacts of climate change e.g. investments in renewables such as solar
  • Companies signing up to standards that foster sustainable environment and development.
  • Companies are setting their net zero emission targets

Related download

CEC Presentation at Mining Week Expo and Conference 01-06-22.pdf

about CEC

Copperbelt Energy Corporation is a Zambian-based power infrastructure solutions provider. It supplies reliable, cost-effective power to industrial, commercial, and residential customers across sub-Saharan Africa.

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