Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo planned to develop 4X60 MW Busanga Hydropower Dam Project, in Busanga, Lualaba, CONGO (DRC). Consortium of Powerchina Resources Ltd and China Railway Resources Group Co Ltd was BOT developer. Sinohydro Bureau 1 Co Ltd was the construction contractor. The project covered the construction of 240 MW power plant together with 885 m dam. The Busanga facility was expected to provide 170 MW to the Sicomines project and fill growing power shortages in the country. Upon completion, it was of great significance to promote the economic and social development of Congo (DRC).