Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Oil and Energy
  • Commission de Régulation du Secteur de l’Électricité (CRSE) - Regulatory Commission for the Electricity Sector
  • Agence Nationale pour les Energies Renouvelables (ANER) - National Agency for Renewable Energy
  • Agence Sénégalaise d’Électrification Rurale (ASER) - Rural Electrification Agency
  • SENELEC (Société National d’Électricité du Sénégal)
  • Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Energies Renouvelables (CERER)
  • Plan Senegal Emergent(Pse)
  • Rural electricity fund (Fond d’Électrification Rurale - FER)
  • Renewable Energy Act
  • Strategie Nationale De Developpement Des Energies Renouvelables Au Senegal 2016-2020
  • National Action Plan for Renewable Energy
  • Senegal-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • USAID Senegal Power Africa Fact Sheet
  • IRENA RE Resource data
  • Parliamentary Action on Renewable Energy
  • Policy Catalogue for Green Mini-Grids in Africa
  • Renewables Readiness Assessment 2012
  • Scaling Solar
  • Strategie Nationale De Developpement Des Energies Renouvelables Au Senegal 2016-2020
  • Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit-Case Study
  • Costs And Benefits Of Solar Irrigation Systems In Senegal
  • Case Study First Three Solar Pv Independent Power Producers In Senegal
  • Village Electrification In Africa Using PV Mini-Grids: A Case Study From Senegal
  • Construction Of The Bokhol Solar Photovoltaic Plant In Senegal
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 23.58 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 983.34 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    223.5 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
  • Moody's
  • Fitch
Sao Tome and Principe (STP) consists of two main volcanic islands and several islets located off the west coast of Central Africa. Príncipe is the closest island to mainland Africa and has an area of 142 km2. São Tomé, the largest island, lies further out and covers an area of 859 km². São Tomé, is the capital and the largest city, located on the island with the same name. The country with a population of 204,327 as of 2017 is divided into six districts (Agua Grande, Cantagalo, Caué, Lembá, Lobata, and Mé-Zóchi) plus the Autonomous Region of Príncipe, which has been self-governed since 1995. Portuguese is the official language.