Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Energy (MTIE)
  • Directorate General of Energy (DGE)
  • Economic Regulatory Agency (ARE) (Agencia de Regulacao Economica)
  • National Water and Electricity Company (ELECTRA)
  • ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
  • ECOWAS Regional Renewable Energy Policy
  • Cape Verde National Energy Policy, 2008
  • Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development (PEDS)
  • National Plan for Renewable Energy (2015)
  • Cape Verde-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Website for Cape Verde Data Portal
  • Website for African Development Bank
  • Website for World Bank Data
  • Website for Instituto National de Estatistica
  • Case Study: Sal Solar PV Project
  • Case Study: Santiago Solar PV Project
  • Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit – Case Study
  • Battery Energy Storage System in a 100% renewable network. Case study of Brava Island.
  • Market report on solar thermal water heating and drying of agricultural products
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 1.98 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 105.3 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
  • Moody's
  • Fitch
Tonga is a Polynesian country with a group of more than 170 islands spread over an area of the South Pacific. The total surface area is about 750 square kilometres scattered over 700,000 square kilometres of the southern Pacific Ocean. The sovereign state has a population of 108,020 of whom 70% reside on the main island of Tongatapu. English and Tongan are the official languages.