Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministère de l’Energie et du Pétrole – MoEP
  • Société Nigérienne d’Electricité – NIGELEC
  • Centre National d’Energie Solaire – CNES
  • Autorité de Régulation Multisectorielle – ARM
  • Plan d'Actions National des Energies Renouvelables (PANER)
  • Declaration de Politique Energétique 2004.
  • Loi n° 2003-04 du 31 janvier 2003, portant Code de l’électricité.
  • Niger-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Niger Renewable Readiness Assessment
  • UNEP Niger Energy Profile
  • Photovoltaic water pumping
  • 16 case studies on deployment of solar PV
  • Electricity Access Expansion Project
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 8.12 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    4.89%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    143
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 334.33 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    5.14%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    15.69%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    51.44 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    0.75%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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