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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Cape Verde is a small country consisting of 10 small islands and 13 islets, located in the Atlantic Ocean, 400 kilometres from the westernmost point of Africa. It has a total area of 4,033 square kilometers and a total population of 559,646. Almost half of the population lives on the main island of Santiago and the capital city, located on Santiago Island, is Praia. Portuguese is the official language.