World Bank Stops Funding World’s Biggest Power Plant Plan

  • Lender disbursed 6% of $73 million funding agreed in 2014
  • World Bank disagrees with country over implementation plans

The Inga 1 dam.

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The World Bank has suspended funding to help develop a $14 billion hydropower project in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a stage in what could become the world’s biggest power plant, after a disagreement with the nation over implementation plans.

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