Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Water and Energy
  • The Ministry of Energy and Hydraulic Resources
  • Ministry of the Economy, Prospective and Development Programming in Charge of the Promotion of Private Public Investments
  • Gabon Oil Company
  • Ministry of Forests and the Environment
  • Gabonese Energy and Water Company (SEEG)
  • Emerging Gabon Strategic Plan (PSGE)
  • Africa Energy Portal
  • Compendium of Global Success Stories in Solar Energy
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 15.01 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    0.5%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    169
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 1498.04 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    NA
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    10.21%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    1172.89 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    43.74%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    Caa1 
  • Fitch
    B
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