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The project CG-Add. Fin. Water, Electricity & Urban Dev. SIL has changed to Active. To see more information, see the project information in the World Bank project database The development objective of the Water, Electricity, and Urban Development Project for Republic of Congo is to increase sustainable access to basic infrastructure, services, and safe drinking water for the inhabitants of targeted areas in the recipients cities of Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. The additional financing (AF) is presented to address urgent needs in the energy sector in Congo. The AF will scale up activities envisaged under the electricity component of the original project to finance investments needed for electrical infrastructure in selected zones of Brazzaville and Pointe Noire. The AF will focus on the implementation of the electricity sector reform to achieve a sound and dynamic electricity sector able to cope with the countrys economic growth and its many challenges. The AF will involve an extension of the project closing date and a revision of the project development objective (PDO) and results framework. An additional 48 month-extension of the project closing date from December 31, 2015, to December 31, 2019, is required to implement the additional activities. The AF will support the following: (i) upgrading of the national electricity company (SNE) electricity distribution and transmission system; (ii) improving the operational performance of SNE in key business areas; and (iii) institutional strengthening and capacity development of SNE.