BIBAMBOU - Pre-feasibility study for electrification by renewable energy sources of 21 provincial capitals not served or insufficiently supplied with electricity

February 2021
May 2021
Project cost
15 000 €
Role in the project
Biomass expertise, reforestation


Congo - Kinshasa


Bioenergy Climate Forest


Wood energy

Main goals

Carry out a pre-feasibility study for the electrification by renewable energy sources, of 21 provincial capitals not served or insufficiently supplied with electricity

Specific objectives

SO1. Definition of biomass deposits for 2 identified sites Mbandaka and Gemena
SO2. Identification of biomass prices in the western region through interviews with forestry operators
SO3. Analysis of the feasibility of planting biomass from fast-growing crops (bamboo)

Related people

Project manager / Bioenergy & Waste

Etienne Perrier

Having graduated from the Engineering School INSA of Lyon as an Engineer in Energy & Environment, option "Thermal systems engineering", Section "Top-level sport", he brings his expertise in renewable thermal systems implementation and analysis, in the food processing industry (shea and cashew), waste recycling and training of local experts

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Project manager / Bioenergy & Waste / Burkina

Julia Artigas Sancho

Process engineer and holder of a European MsC in Renewable energies, she works on energy-related issues in African industry, since 2016. Process optimization and agri-waste-to-energy systems are her main expertise areas: appropriate technologies, training on operation and maintenance, biofuels…

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Project Manager / Forest & REDD + / France

Marie Nourtier

PhD in Forest sciences conducted at INRA Avignon, EMMAH research lab, she brings her expertise in forest ecology, support for REDD+ mechanism and carbon accounting, Environmental and social impact assessment of projects, project management and supervision of technical work

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