Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Société nationale d’électricité (SNEL)
  • National Energy Commission (NCE)
  • Energy Policy (2009)
  • Law No. 14/011 related to the electricity sector (2011)
  • Electricity Sector Law for energy liberalisation (2014)
  • Congo-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Congo Policy Database
  • USAID Power Africa Factsheet
  • IEA Congo Energy Statistics
  • Country Report
  • Feasibility of PV Solar Power System for high school in AFrica
  • Africa Solar Impact Cases
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 37.64 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    3.7%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    184
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 1053.66 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    20.62%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    5.52%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    108.58 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    99.82%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    CCC+
  • Moody's
    B3 
  • Fitch
    NA
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Australia, comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, Tasmania and other small islands, is the sixth largest country in the world with a geographic area of 7.7 million sq. km. The capital is located in Canberra. With about 20% of its area classified as desert, Australia is the driest continent in the world. It has a population of about 25 million with very low population density. The primary contributors to GDP are services, construction, and mining industries.