This analysis provides a continent-wide pre-feasibility assessment of solar and wind opportunities across West Africa, for both grid-connected and off-grid systems.
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This document outlines the renewable energy and energy efficiency policy for Nigeria.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has formulated an ambitious strategy to make Nigeria the world’s 20th largest economy by 2020. The authors of this report argue there are many ways Nigeria can achieve this vision with up to 32 per cent lower carbon emissions.
According to this report, the Ghana government has created an environment that is conducive for business in the renewable energy sector by emplacing (1) explicit feed-in tariffs for energy generated by renewable sources and (2) the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, which is a “one-stop shop” fo
This report informs policymakers and other stakeholders in the energy sector about the technology developments in renewable mini-grids. It also discusses how these technology developments could enable faster commercialization and large-scale deployment of renewable mini-grids.
Article abstract: "Examination of the financial viability of power sectors in 39 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa shows that only two countries have a financially viable power sector, and only 19 cover operating expenditures.
This study, which examines the development of the institutional and regulatory framework for electricity trade in the Arab world, is one of three currently being carried out by the League of Arab States on the development of regional electricity markets.
This study aims to guide power system planning processes and regulatory actions, and particular consideration is given to ramping up solar and wind power over the next few years.
This resources is the first consolidated government document great towards the development and implementation of energy efficiency in South Africa. The strategy sets a national target for energy-efficiency improvement of 12% by 2015 and covers all energy-using sectors.
This database provides energy information for countries throughout the world, including Africa; the Baltic States, Central Europe, and Eastern Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; the Middle East; Russia and FSU; South Asia; South East Asia; and the Pacific Region.