Planning and prospects for renewable power: West Africa

Low-cost renewable energy, especially from solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, has become an increasingly important part of West Africa’s electricity supply. This report outlines three broad scenarios for the growth of renewables in the region’s power systems, particularly in relation to key national and regional targets.

  • November 2018
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  • Power
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  • English, French
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  • Benin, Cote D'Ivoire

Senegal Renewables Readiness Assessment 2012

Senegal is very committed to renewables, with an articulated institutional and policy framework. It is one of the first countries to pass a renewable energy law in West Africa. Senegal is home to the first Solar PV module manufacturing in West Africa, with a yearly capacity of 25 MW.

  • January 2013
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  • English
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  • Senegal

Renewable Energy Country Profiles for Africa

This collection of country profiles takes stock of the latest developments in renewables at a country level around Africa.

  • November 2011
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  • English
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  • Algeria, Angola