Congo DG Set Market Growth, Development and Demand Forecast Report 2030

The country is home to an 85 million population, among those 12 million share their residential space in Kinshasa.


In 2021, the Democratic Republic of the Congo diesel generator set market contributes $46.4 million, and it is projected to generate $62.1 million in 2030, rising at a rate of 3.3%

In addition, it holds the third-significant urban population in the sub-Saharan Africa region, after South Africa and Nigeria. Around 1 million people migrate to cities every year, due to the increasing requirement for standalone and backup power sources majorly in residential buildings, hospitals, retail stores, and hotels. Moreover, generators are massively utilized in manufacturing, oil gas, construction, and power applications.

Moreover, infrastructure development is crucial for the government, and they are increasingly investing in the airport, transportation, and telecom infrastructure, and it is projected to drive Democratic Republic of the Congo diesel generator set market in the near future.

Furthermore, the 15–75 kVA capacity generators capture the significant revenue share of the diesel generator industry of the Congo. The rising demand for generators for residential applications contributes to 35% of the nation’s electricity consumption. In addition, most generator sets used in homes usually range between the capacity of 15kVA to 75kVA in rating.

In addition, 751–1,000-kVA capacity generators contribute next-significant revenue to the Congo diesel generator industry, accounting for a 20% share, escalating the country’s economy. For example, high-power-rating generators are required in the mining sector for metal ores extraction and processing.

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The industrial sector captures an extensive revenue share of the diesel generator industry of the DRC, and it is projected to rise at a 3.1% rate from 2021 to 2030. The industrial sector contributes significantly to the nation’s economy. Moreover, the mining sector holds great importance in cobalt, copper, tantalum, gold, and diamonds worldwide supply. In addition, the Democratic Republic of Congo produces 70% of the world’s cobalt production, and it is the significant export income source of the country.

Its increasing investments escalate internet connectivity led by increased sales of mobile phones and supply of telecom equipment, that supports the telecom software development, led by new technologies and cybersecurity solutions. The telecom infrastructure development in the country is driven by the demand for diesel generator sets.

Therefore, the expansion of the telecom sector with the extension of fiber networks in various cities boosts the sales of diesel generators in the country.

Brett Lee

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