Renewable Energy Zones for the Africa Clean Energy Corridor

A ground-breaking study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the US-based Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) identifies zones for cost-effective, equitable and environmentally sustainable energy development with wind, solar photovoltaic, and concentrating solar power in the countries of the Eastern and Southern African power pools.

  • October 2015
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Libya, Egypt

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Africa Clean Energy Corridor: Analysis of Infrastructure for Renewable Power in Eastern and Southern Africa

The Africa Clean Energy Corridor initiative aims to transform the continent’s energy mix by promoting the development of clean, indigenous, cost-effective renewable power options. A comprehensive report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) examines the evolving infrastructure of Eastern and Southern Africa for the generation and transmission of...

  • January 2015
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Angola, Botswana

POOL ÉNERGÉTIQUE D’AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST: Planification et perspectives pour les énergies renouvelables

Click here to download. L’Agence internationale pour les énergies renouvelables (IRENA) continue d'élargir la gamme et la portée des traductions de ses rapports. Le rapport et les annexes du Pool Énergétique d’Afrique de l’Ouest: Planification et perspectives pour les énergies renouvelables, publié en 2013 dans le cadre...

  • January 2014
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  • Off-grid for Energy Access
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  • French
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  • Burkina Faso, Gambia

West African Power Pool: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy

With the energy systems of many African countries dominated by fossil-fuel sources that are vulnerable to global price volatility, regional and intra-continental power systems with high shares of renewable energy can provide least-cost option to support continued economic growth and address the continent’s acute energy access problem. Unlocking Africa’s huge...

  • June 2013
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  • Energy Transition
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  • English
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  • Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire