Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Empresa de Agua e Electricidade (EMAE)
  • Autoridade Geral de Regulação (AGER)
  • Ministry of Environment
  • Directorate-General for the Environment, Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructures, Natural Resources and Environment
  • Association of Energy Regulators of the Portuguese Speaking Countries (RELOP)
  • Decree-Law No. 26/2014 - Legal Regime of the Electricity Sector
  • Regulation of Quality of Service of the Electric Sector
  • Programme of Action (2007)
  • Sao Tome and Principe-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • Central Africa Power Pool
  • Sao Tome and Principe Policy Database
  • IRENA RE Resource data
  • Africa Energy Portal
  • Sao Tome and Principe_ UNEP Country Profile
  • Low-Emission Energy Outlook in Small Island Developing States – The case of Sao Tome And Principe
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 0.39 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    3.87%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    170
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 34.21 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    19.61%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    0.02%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    10.47%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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