Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME)
  • The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET)
  • National Planning Commission(NPC)
  • Electricity Control Board (ECB)
  • National Technical Committee on Renewable Energy (NTCRE)
  • NamPower
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Institute (REEEI)
  • Namibia Net Metering Rules 2015
  • White Paper on Energy Policy
  • National Renewable Energy Policy
  • National Energy Policy
  • Off-Grid Energisation Master Plan For Namibia
  • National Policy for Independent Power Producers in Namibia
  • Namibia-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Namibia Policy Database
  • Solar Power development in Namibia
  • UNEP Namibia Energy profile
  • RE licensees in Namibia
  • Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action: Rural Development In Namibia
  • Policy Catalogue for Green Mini-Grids in Africa
  • 16 Case Studies On The Deployment Of Photovoltaic Technologies In Developing Countries
  • Photovoltaic Pump Drive Solution - Case Study Namibia
  • Integrating Desalination With Concentrating Solar Thermal Power: A Namibian Case Study
  • Feasibility Assessment For The Replacement Of Diesel Water Pumps With Solar Water Pumps
  • Tsumkwe Solar PV Hybrid Mini-Grid
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 12.37 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    -1.13%
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    104
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD -176.48 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    7.72%
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    57.72%
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    1584.57 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    97.79%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    AA+
  • Moody's
    Aaa
  • Fitch
    AA
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