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 21.07 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    7.15%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    141
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 532.28 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    5.14%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    29.49%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    223.5 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    10.42%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    B+ 
  • Moody's
    Ba3
  • Fitch
    NA
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Guinea is a French-speaking country located on the Western coast of the African content, bordered by Guinea Bissau, Senegal and Mali to the north and Sierra Leone, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire to the south. The country has an area of about 245,860 km2 and a population of 12.4 million. Approximately 38% of the country’s population lives in urban areas and Conakry is the capital. This lower income country has a strong mining and agriculture sector and is naturally endowed with mining and agricultural resources.