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 1.77 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    4.01%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    131
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 110.01 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    9.49%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    62.43%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    20.21%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    B
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    B
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Niger is a landlocked country in West Africa, named after the Niger River. It is a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). It has a surface area of 1,267,000 square kilometres (km2) and had a population of 2.15 crores in the year 2017. The capital is Niamey and French is the official language.