Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities
  • Central Electricity Board
  • CEB (Green Energy) Co Ltd
  • Utility Regulatory Authority
  • Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (Marena)
  • Renewable Energy Strategic Plan (RESP) 2018-2023
  • U.S. Export.gov – Mauritius Energy profile
  • A Comparative Study of Renewable Energy and Electricity Access Policies and Regulatory Frameworks in the Indian Ocean Islands
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 13.27 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    3.82%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    20
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 292.65 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    8.5%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    102.32%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    2182.51 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    22.72%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    Baa1
  • Fitch
    NA
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Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands situated in the South Western Indian Ocean. Forty one of the islands are granitic in origin and seventy four are coral atolls. The total land area is 455 square kilometers. The mainland of Africa is around one thousand kilometers to the west of the Seychelles. The population of Seychelles was estimated at 95,843 in 2017. About 95% of the population lives on the three main islands, Mahé, Praslin and La Digue. The capital is Victoria and the official languages are English and French.