Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Societe Nationale Delectricite Du Burkina (Sonabel)
  • Ministry of Energy
  • Burkinabe Rural Electrification Agency (ABER)
  • National Agency for Renewable Energy and Efficiency(ANEREE)
  • Fonds de Développement de l’Electrification
  • Regulatory Authority of the Electricity Subsector (ARSE)
  • Energy Sector Policy 2014-2025
  • Letter of Sectoral Policy of the Energy (LPSE)
  • Plan d'Action National des Energies Renouvelables (PANER)
  • Burkina Faso-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Burkina Faso Policy Database
  • Burkina Faso UNEP Energy Profile
  • SREP Financing
  • Renewable Energy Jobs & Access
  • Design and Feasibility Study of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Technology Applications in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
  • Techno‐economic assessment of solar photovoltaic integration into national grids: A case study of Burkina Faso
  • The ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Journal (ESEJ)
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 15.99 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    5.7%
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    151
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 162.97 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    NA
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    28.38%
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    9.35%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    B2
  • Fitch
    NA
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