Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • REGIDESO Régie de Production et de Distribution d'Eau et d’Electricité
  • Minister of Energy and Mines
  • Direction Générale d’Hydraulique et d’Electrification Rurale DGHER
  • Agence de Régulation des secteurs de l’Eau potable, de l’Electricité et des Mines (AREEM) of Burundi. (Agency for the Regulation of Water Supply, Electricity and Mines)
  • l’Agence Burundaise pour l’Electrification Rurale (ABER).
  • SINELAC (Société Internationale des Pays des Grands Lacs)
  • Electricity Law 2015
  • Law No. I/014 of 1 August 2000
  • Decree No. 100/320 dated 22 December 2011.
  • Decree No. 100/318 dated 22 December 2011
  • Vision 2025
  • Strategie Sectorielle pour le secteur de l’énergie au Burundi (2011)
  • Burundi-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource data
  • The Electricity Sector in Burundi
  • Renewable Energy Market Landscape Study
  • Africa Power Sector: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy
  • Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Market
  • Solar Tracker in Africa
  • Case Study : Mubuga, Burundi
  • Solar mini grids in rural Burundi
  • ENERSOL: 150 PV off grid mini power plants on 40 health care centres and one hospital with 20 kWp
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 3.01 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    1.84%
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    166
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 1.04 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    12.2%
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    20.26%
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    82.71%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    B-
  • Moody's
    B2
  • Fitch
    B
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